Perth in Numbers

From wikipedia - no commentary on these tonight, that will come laterPopulation 45,000 (2008 census)3.06% foreign-born (3.35% Scotland average)8.16% over 75 yrs old (7.09% Scotland average)Compared with the average demography of Scotland, Perth has low proportions of people born outside the European Union, but has both higher proportions born within the European Union and those … Continue reading Perth in Numbers

A Fair City?

We left Perth and moved to Aberdeenshire in 2004. It seems like a lifetime ago. Back then, Perth was a prosperous market town and the locals tended to look down on it's city neighbour along the Tay. How times have changed. Many of the locals still look down on Dundee, but living as we do … Continue reading A Fair City?

What happens when Industry goes?

As usual, my Sunday morning started out with checking twitter whilst having my porridge & some freshly brewed coffee. One of the first posts to catch my eye was from Glenn Le Santo on the demise of Detroit. Glen & I then exchanged several tweets on the subject and our concerns for the UK now … Continue reading What happens when Industry goes?