There’s a cognitive bias, widely recognised in the field of social psychology, called illusory superiority. It’s been called many things but it’s perhaps most popularly known as the Lake Wobegon effect, named after the fictional town created by the author … Continued

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‘Easy Riders’ In 2018 the Carbon Social Cycle Club is going back to its roots (routes?!).   The pace of the rides will be ‘easy’; we will ride at a social pace, and the pace of the slowest rider.   … Continued

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22nd December 2017

A Carbon Christmas Carol

A Carbon Christmas Carol In Charles Dickens’s timeless story, the protagonist Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. These three ghosts highlight the mistakes that Scrooge has made in his past, his … Continued

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On the final day of our series of encounters with Christmas financial ghosts – Past, Present and Yet to Come – we steel ourselves once more to focus, perhaps, on the most terrifying spectre of all: the Ghost of Financial … Continued

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Continuing our Carbon Christmas Carol, in which the three ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come pay us visits to give timely warnings, we adjust our eyes to focus on our second spectral visitor: the Ghost of Financial … Continued

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In Charles Dickens’s timeless story, the protagonist Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. These three ghosts highlight the mistakes that Scrooge has made in his past, his present and how, if … Continued

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The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution, Derek Mackay (not quite yet a household name), has unveiled his first Scottish Budget. There were no great surprises, with the UK Government’s reduction (in real terms) of the discretionary block grant … Continued

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The influence of Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend isn’t restricted to the national team. Scottish rugby is on a high after impressive autumn tests performances against Samoa, New Zealand and Australia, with a highest ever world number five ranking secured. … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay leapt to number 32 in the rankings after a successful 2017 season. Here, Richie reflects on a year when he played 27 tournaments, including The Open and the US Open – and savoured a … Continued

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STRATHALLAN School is heading for Scotland’s Home of Rugby! Their 1st XV saw off George Watson’s College 21-3 in a hard-fought encounter at Myreside to book a much coveted place in the final of the Scottish Schools Under 18 Cup. … Continued

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