The celebration of the last night of the year, Hogmanay, is the most important of Scottish traditions. My father had no recollection of joyful Scottish Christmases in the 1950s, when Scots worked over Christmas per se but he had fond memories of an Aberdeenshire end of year winter solstice feast. It is only within the last generation that Scotland has embraced Christmas.
I'm dying. You're dying. We're all dying. Deep down we know this, don't we? In life, death really is the only certainty - everything else is subject to change.
Apple has changed the way people interpret and interact with technology, in the same way that many fashion labels have done in the past - making a mundane object stylish and mainstream. Bearing this in mind, Apple hiring fashion people into its team is not much of a surprise - it's a natural evolution.