The sun is shining full tilt on ambitious Dundee


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This Article about Dundee was in the Scotsman on Friday.

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Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world but sometimes we Scots can do ourselves down by being a wee bit parochial. I had some American friends who flew into Edinburgh airport, on their way to stay with me in Dundee. To their amazement at the tourist counter they were asked: “What do you want to go to Dundee for?!” It’s a question I have heard before.

imgresWhen I moved here in 1992 to be the minister of St Peter’s Free Church on the Perth Road, there were people who wondered why I would leave the Highlands and come to “Scumdee”. Others assumed I would hang around for a couple of years and then get a “promotion” to Edinburgh.   Others who have come to work in the NHS, or the Universities (the city has two) or…

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