Challenging the Sex Taboo: One of the privileges – and challenges – of doing my job – is being invited to speak at a range of events and conferences.Yesterday I was taking part in a seminar in East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership on ‘ I was asked to reflect on the issue of older people’s sexuality in care settings.The apology will go on to say: “The commission also accept that it was wrong for the article to have suggested that Mr Campbell attempted to eavesdrop on Mr Donaldson’s telephone conversations.“The article repeated critical comments about Mr Campbell’s alleged conduct towards him and his mother going beyond what could be supported by the commission’s findings in their adjudication.” The BCC will say in its apology that the article was not intended to be an attack on Mr Campbell’s sincerity or his integrity as a campaigning journalist and that the commission regretted a contrary impression that might have been given.Sir Walter Scott, a man whose judgement on these matters can usually be trusted, described Kelso as "the most beautiful if not the most romantic village in Scotland".This is pleasantly ironic given the only reasonable way to describe its central square is French.
Tyddyn Llan is a Georgian house - think farmhouse rather than mansion - in the beautiful Vale of Edeyrnion, near Bala, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.
To the left, a carpeted eating area unfolds, revealing a bevy of elderly Scots whose uproarious laughter stops us from feeling as though we have entered a retirement home.
Celeste, the only under-25 around tonight, is an instant hit with both the locals and the attentive waiting staff, which leaves us with an immediately overwhelming feeling of being cared for.
That it bills itself as a "restaurant with rooms" says more about the quality of the cooking than about any deficiency in the accommodation.
Because the dining experience is central to any stay at Tyddyn Llan.