International magazine news

International magazine news: Historical, I’ve steered away from blogging about magazines in other countries as I’m, well, close-minded and xenophobic, among other things. However, last Saturday I attending the Global Voices session at BlogNashville and that convinced me to think globally.

So, here’s a link to a Scotish news story about a magazine.


A publishing company has tried to collect money owing on a Thomas the Tank Engine magazine subscription – from a four-year-boy. Mark and Sarah James claim their young son Ryan was threatened with legal action unless he settled the account, despite the couple having paid for the two comics their child received.