Mrs Thatcher's dream of creating competition in the energy sector was always that, a dream.
Even back in the 1980s, most sensible economists predicted what would happen; small suppliers would get gobbled up and the public would end up being held to ransom my big monopolies.
Now, while pensioners freeze in their homes, foreign investors are relaxing in the sunshine and toting up their dividends.
Perhaps, if SSE hadn't put so much money into the Hydro, they could have afford to cut customers' bills.
NICE touch by McGills buses by having signs saying 'Welcome to Paisley' on the destination board of their buses for our Gaelic visitors who are coming to Paisley for the MOD celebrations.
I would also like to say welcome.
I WAS thrilled to read in the Evening Times that the old Barfly on the Broomielaw is being reopened (Barfly back in business as club reopens, October 14).
I saw so many amazing bands in there and enjoyed great club nights with people like Alan McGee DJing.
We are spoiled for choice for music venues in the city but the Barfly was always a little bit different and unique.
In response to your article on the Shish Mahal (Shish is still a korma chameleon, October 11), I remember nipping down to the Shish from Jordanhill College with friends to enjoy a great afternoon. Great memories.
WELL done to runners who took part in the Pollok Country Park event.
It's amazing to think how much money is being raised for charity.