Issue 135

Cover Story

Deidre Brock, MP for

Edinburgh North and Leith


I am Here,
I am Ready

Sally Fraser ponders the pull of darkness and light on the No 49 bus

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Bad girls: Playing fast
& loose

Kennedy Wilson on how nice girls become vice girls in the movies


‘The earth no longer produces, it devours’.

Brecht, Finland 1940, verse IV


Retired Gentleman Wanted 

Katy Nixon’s Short Story

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Winter Health & Fitness: They claim the body is merely a redundant hunk of meat, and that the real value of a human is located in the brain