Val McDermid (@valmcdermid )

Val McDermid

Bio Crime writer and broadcaster, Scottish, mother of teenager, bidie-in, lesbian, feminist, RRFC devotee, lives a geographically varied life and loves ellipses...
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iPhone : Top 10 countries that have achieved gender equality:


There are none.

We need to step up our efforts for a better future. #GenerationEquality

iPhone : Plenty of appalling things about Andrew's account of his friendship with Epstein. But for me, the absolute killer was Maitlis's final question. "Anything else you'd like to say?" Open invitation to express some proper feeling for the victims. Answer, "No, I don't think so."

iPhone : We're at the stage of Brexit where people are proposing re-introducing child labour to fill in for the hard-working migrants we are about to lose. This is not satire. God help us.โ€ฆ

iPhone : Young people of Earth: a lot of your music sucks. Use actual drums, not a trapped rattlesnake. Open your mouth properly when you sing. Not every song has to have the word โ€œfuckโ€ in it. What about an identifiable chorus every now and then?

Thank you for coming to my Dad Talk.

iPhone : When asked why he still hung out with a convicted peado he laughs

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iPhone : The baby boxes the Scottish government send out are just amazing. Every single baby gets one, full of excellent, essential stuff. We got two because our twins are coming. Every wee baby matters. MAKES YE PROUD TO BE SCOTTISH.

iPhone : Try museums, archaeological digs, biology companies, hospitals, butchers, funeral directors, chaplancies, farmers - all have their relevance and the school needs to perhsps be a little more creative in the thinking. Good luck ๐Ÿ˜€โ€ฆ