And finally . . .;Diary

8th October 1999 at 01:00
The 92 per cent of commentators approving the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum's culture plan do not include academics Julie Allan and Ian Stronach who told the researchers' conference it was "the epistemology of nostalgia".

They suggested more contemporary content - like the self-styled St Andrew, an art lecturer who with his backing group the Woollen Mill has produced a CD, The Word on the Pavey, blending transatlantic rhythms with lyrics in deepest Dundee demotic.

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