Deadlines are a problem, as Jotter well knows, and so does the glossy science and technology bulletin produced by the Scottish Schools Equipment Research Centre.
Managing editor John Richardson writes in the autumn issue: "Sorry this edition is a tad late. We had been ahead of the game until yours truly attempted to demonstrate Newtonian mechanics with two dogs and a Mitsubishi Shogun. "Result: parked vehicle combo 1, Richardson 0 except for three cracked ribs and a popped collar bone. 'Cest lavvy', as they say in Glasgow."