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I don’t quite get it

I mean Elizabeth Holmes and her antics. A first year drop-out from Stanford who is told by her professor that her blood testing idea will simply not work, but carries…

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And you thought the rules of golf were complicated

I’ve been following the Formula 1 end of season championship furore with some interest. It appears that there is some dubiety about the result of the final race in Abu…

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On not getting a ‘like’ from Tom Coyne

It doesn’t piss me off that much to be honest. I mean maybe he doesn’t read the comments on his Instagram account posts. But last week he posted about having…

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Delay in writing the memoirs

I will have to have a bit of a delay in writing the old memoirs as I’m back into the world of work guys. All said, the memoirs weren’t progressing…

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A bit of a blast of a week

Wow. That’s my first week finished back at work in two years. And what a week. As you know, I’m now working at Dean Bank’s restaurant at the Pompadour in…

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And now for something completely different

Ok, the blog is now going to veer off in a slightly different direction and detail some of the antics in the life of the kilted caddie. A kind of…

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On Mortonhall Golf Club

I have two claims to fame at Mortonhall. One for getting oh so nearly thrown out of the bar for being rather too inebriated and the other for holding the…

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A remarkable story and true

I often sail down the road to Edinburgh to catch up with the merry butchers at Wm Christie in Bruntsfield. Not only do I get golf tips from Angus and…

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The Dunghill

The Dunhill is over again. The valiant attempt to bring pros and amateurs together playing in a top level tournament. But does this format work? In theory yes, but in…

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Jimmy Hume was right

As a fifteen year old I was selected for coaching down the road at Gullane under the auspices of their characterful pro Jimmy Hume. I remember distinctly what he said…

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