Tag Archives: Scotland

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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A simple question…

What type of country do you want to live in?  Told you it was easy. I don’t care if you voted Yes or No in 2014.  In fact, if you were Cat Boyd the chances are you forgot to vote … Continue reading

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Make your move…

Hands up if you were impressed by what you heard and saw from the recent Labour and Tory Party conferences…me neither. Peter (who writes very insightful articles) and I haven’t always agreed on the time-table for IndyRef2 etc but we … Continue reading

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I might have lost the point…

I have just come back from spending at week back home near Edinburgh, and I have to admit, I came home really confused. Now, before I go any further here I’m going to let you know that my wife is … Continue reading

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Words really do fail…

Is anyone else out there struggling to make sense of just what it means to part of the UK these days? Nicola Sturgeon on the morning of the Brexit result held a press conference to make her statement.  She looked, … Continue reading

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Dugdale dumps on doctors

Once again British Labour in Scotland takes the pish out of the people of Scotland with ill-thought, half-baked pronouncements that have more to do with grabbing headlines than offering cogent policies. Pretendy wee party loyalists and British nationalist fanatics will … Continue reading

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Oh, to be a fly on the wall!

There’s a lot of understandable and perfectly justified anger about the BBC Question Time broadcast from Dundee on Thursday 10 March. Even for the BBC, there was some quite remarkably blatant bias on display. Were the preposterously arrogant management of … Continue reading

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A healthy attitude

When reading articles in the unionist media, it is invariably a good idea to skip to the final paragraphs first. That is where the important information tends to be buried. Information which frequently refutes, or at least casts doubt, on … Continue reading

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The art of politics

The SNP’s rivals – by which I mean both the British parties and the other pro-independence parties (OPIP) – are obviously massively disappointed that the SNP has not obliged them by providing ammunition to be used against them. In a … Continue reading

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EU referendum is not Scotland’s fight

It should hardly be necessary to advise people not to be influenced by anything David Cameron says. Many people in Scotland may be tempted to vote Out because they believe what Cameron says about this making independence more likely. Those … Continue reading

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