Loyalty to Royalty Falling in Scotland

“Four of the top ten areas polling least support for the royals in the United Kingdom are based in Scotland.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 25/11/2019 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-its-time-to-ditch-the-royal-family/  [Accessed: 2019, Nov 26] The royals have not crowned themselves in glory in recent months. The decision to permit Prince AndrewContinue reading “Loyalty to Royalty Falling in Scotland”

Reflections on the Fragmentation of Poverty

“Poverty, by its very nature, is a fragmenting experience and manifests in various ways.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 18/11/2019 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-we-cant-tackle-poverty-until-we-know-exactly-what-it-is/   [Accessed: 2019, Nov 19] I recently attended an event in Dundee that brought together people from the private, the public and voluntary sectors who work together toContinue reading “Reflections on the Fragmentation of Poverty”

The Freedom Our Forefathers Fought For

“On November 11th each year, we remember fallen heroes and the weight of the sacrifice they carried for a future they could not see from the trenches.” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 11/11/2019 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-my-dilemma-over-who-to-vote-for-on-december-12/  [Accessed: 2019, Nov 12] Last week was a peculiar one; a melting pot ofContinue reading “The Freedom Our Forefathers Fought For”

My Prediction for General Election 2019

“The only certainly in politics is everything can change” This article appeared in the print edition of the Evening Telegraph: 04/11/2019 Available: https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/ewan-gurr-my-election-prediction-is-for-conservative-majority/ [Accessed: 2019, Nov 05] On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me an election win for Boris Johnson. It doesn’t work does it? Yet it is what IContinue reading “My Prediction for General Election 2019”