Evening Telegraph reporter Jon Brady and I last week spoke to a homeless lady called Dawn following the news of an increase in homeless applications in Dundee.
I travelled to the Scottish Parliament last week for the budget meeting with members of the Scottish Unemployed Workers’ Network (SUWN).
It has become common to read of declining numbers at church congregations but a recent YouGov survey appeared to suggest, to the contrary, that there has been a drop in the number who self-identify as atheists.
A Pagan, a Catholic and an atheist walk into a Free Church.
It feels like veganism has been everywhere since the clever commercial move made by Greggs and McDonald’s to launch vegan options in the rebranded month of Veganuary, when omnivores adopt a plant-based diet for a month.
From its foundation in 2005 until 2012, I had the privilege of managing Dundee Foodbank.
One detail I omitted in my reference to Sir John Leng (see yesterday's article) and amplifying the voice of the working class was that he was, in fact, born in Hull.
“I cannae wait to get oot o’ this s********” was a riposte I often used to hear from the natives of Dundee growing up here in the 1990s.
When it comes to the reality of life in modern day Dundee, Ewan Gurr has been there and seen it.