Lesley Riddoch

Lesley Riddoch: Revoke doesn’t lessen chances of second indyref

Who are the front-runners to take over as Tory leader from the beleaguered Theresa May? Has Gove been smarter than Hunt? Did Raab and Johnson jump ship too soon? Could Hammond’s lukewarm backing for a second referendum put him back in the frame? Has the grey man David Lidington already sewn it up? Or do we believe the gritted-teeth denials insisting no plans exist to unseat the Prime Minister?

Digitally-savvy youngsters could help older people embrace technology and connect the generations, writes Lesley Riddoch

Lesley Riddoch: Passing on skills can be the best gift

It took precisely one-and-a-half minutes. But thanks to the 18-year-old son of my best friend, I finally managed to download a podcast to my iPhone this weekend. The task was, of course, completely straightforward. It had also seemed completely daunting – an admission that’s now beyond embarrassing. After all, I’ve recorded a weekly podcast since 2012 and regularly exhort others to listen without having the faintest idea how to do it myself, or the humility to ask.

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