I CAN only guess it's a bit like getting a wee tax rebate or chancing upon some loose change in one of the recesses of the pick-up when you need to pay for parking - you know it's not going to be the makings of a fortune but small things are sometimes enough to brighten what might otherwise have been a glum day.
MANY OF you who sit down to read this will be thinking the editor has failed in his job, but YOLO is a slang phrase used by the youth of today, generally following a daft act (of which there are too many to mention).
SIR, - I'm dismayed to see the failing interest in Charollais sheep in Scotland and tired of trying to reverse the opinions of farmers up here who have experimented with the breed and been disappointed.
SIR, - In response to Dr Keith Dawson's letter of the July 5 stating that global temperatures had plateaued and that the planet has warmed in the past, I would just like to say that in the last 150 years we as industrialised human beings have probably added to that warming (increased CO2 concentrations are a greenhouse gas) and are perhaps preventing it from cooling more in the last few decades within its natural warming and cooling cycles.
The Boulevard of Broken Dreams is a famous poster of disillusioned movie stars in a late night Hollywood diner - and for many that must be how the first session of the new European parliament this week in Strasbourg felt.