Red Rag to a Bull

BY JAMIE FOSTER Red Rag to a Bull by Jamie Blackett is a delightful read.  It tells of the rural life experienced by Blackett when he leaves the army and comes home to take over the family estate in the lowlands of Scotland. Every aspect of rural life is covered from the frustrations of rodding the drains to the joys of raising cattle on his … Continue reading Red Rag to a Bull


The Fake News Factory

BY JAMIE FOSTER David Sedgwick’s book ‘The Fake News Factory’ is a polemic on the state of the BBC. It pulls no punches from the outset in covering what Sedgwick perceives to be the BBC’s dishonesty and malfeasance. The BBC is portrayed as the source of fake news on a number of subjects ranging from Brexit and Donald Trump to Hungary and Russia. The book … Continue reading The Fake News Factory