Tag Archives: Scotland

The problem with being Scottish…

I have to admit that over the summer I took an extended break from the news and politics.  I almost sent an email to Peter letting him know that I was going to stop writing here as I was increasingly … Continue reading

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Lost for Words…

For the first time in a long period I find myself lost for words. Before the General Election I didn’t think that the Tories would win five seats in Scotland never mind thirteen.  I  was wrong. Before the General Election … Continue reading

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My country

If memory serves, it was the winter of 2013. The festive season. Although it didn’t feel at all festive. A midweek, mid-December afternoon which, despite the relatively early hour, was already dark with a depressing darkness that seemed to suck the cheering glow … Continue reading

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The Tory cesspit runs deep…

If you don’t already know who this is, please let me introduce you to James Heappey.  Mr Heappey is the Tory candidate for Wells in Somerset. This ball of charm was talking to a group at an all-girls school, when … Continue reading

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The end game…

You know, I’d thought that I’d heard all the bollocks that a Unionist politician or journalist could utter, until last Thursday.  You would never have thought that the SNP had increased its number of seats and vote share given the … Continue reading

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Journey to Yes…

These excellent videos are worth watching: A big thanks to Phantom Power.

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It’s Official…

So…Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are not really all that important when it comes to matters of the UK.  Thank you Supreme Court for clearing that up. Just what is the UK?  We were told that we were a family, … Continue reading

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