Voice of calm

Amid the dire predictions with regard to the forthcoming general election we read about on a daily basis, whether it be the proliferation of food banks, the alleged corruption of the political elite, war and strife in other lands, and other scandalous misdemeanours, it is great to settle down with The Scotsman and read the next instalment of 44 Scotland Street in the reassuring knowledge that all is well in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town.

Thank you, Alexander McCall Smith.

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Ruth Shepley

Gillsland Park

Edinburgh