We are Over The Hump! Issue 15

Over The Hump

We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here!

Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :


  • As pressures on jobs grows, the positive team culture that once existed at many workplaces has long since evaporated. How do you survive a toxic workplace and how do management create a better work culture? Read the full article here.
  • You can follow kroW on Twitter at @WIL_kroW



  • Scotland is renowned not only for its lochs, but also for its amazing coast, rivers and canals. Just where do you start when looking for a place to fish? Find out more here.
  • You can follow Compass on Twitter @WIL_Compass




  • This Pride Month we looked at the case of Gavin Bell from Blackridge. Scotland was not unique in executing gay men in medieval times, but the number of recorded cases is astonishingly low. Baron Hume in fact claimed there was just two cases before 1889. He was wrong – records show another case, the case of the unfortunate Gavin Bell from Blackridge. What happened to him and why did Scotland execute so few gay men in comparison to England? Find out more here.
  • You can follow WIL West Lothian on Twitter @WIL_WestLothian


  • Sweaty, shaky hands, shortened breath, and a heartbeat as rapid as the drums of the Edinburgh Tattoo. Stage fright affects thousands of performers and public speakers, but where does it come from, and more importantly, how can we overcome it? Read more here
  • Follow the EFC on Twitter @fringeedinburgh