Tag Archives: law

All quiet on the western front

It really is quiet. There is no sound apart from my own fear. Of exams that is, not life in general. The intricacies¬†of dead peoples’ wills is today’s loom and doom and has made me ponder what I will leave … Continue reading

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If you like it then you should’ve put a ring on it

Kate was beautiful, William was nervous, the dress was a bit too traditional. Yesterday’s Royal wedding was a great excuse to push back my Evidence attempt to nearer its midnight deadline and also to eat some celebratory food. Scotland wasn’t … Continue reading

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Sister of mercy

I am past the point of food frippery this week. My Catholic guilt has come full circle when reading far too many sexual abuse cases at the hands of Nazareth House nuns in the 60s and 70s. I’ve taken the … Continue reading

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Midnight express

You’ll be ecstatic I’m sure to know that Famale met the second of this week’s midnight essay deadlines. So now I don’t give a grazing sheep if I never see the words ‘property law’ for the rest of my life. … Continue reading

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Gabs

Yesterday after a bizarre Australian lecturer with a too-low top spoke to us about the codification of the law of tort in New South Wales, it was definitely time for some afternoon drinking. The sun was out, I was on … Continue reading

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Can’t buy me, love

I can’t decide whether I like Nigel Slater or not. It’s not even a question of a love/hate relationship – it’s more tolerance and apathy. A bit like student protests. I’ve been called every variation of ‘mouthy’, which when transposed … Continue reading

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Positive prescription

Tonight for company I have my laptop, a cup of tea and Professor Kenneth Reid’s The Law of Property in Scotland. The keyboard of my much-beloved Mac is still sticky from when I accidentally poured Lucozade over it last week. … Continue reading

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Tart

Yesterday someone said I was all style and no substance. I like to turn negative comments into positive ones, so I’ll take style any day. Calling someone ‘substantial’ conjures up images of big bones and waterproof jackets. Anyway… giving up … Continue reading

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