Monthly Archives: May 2014

Essays in Betrayal 2

An early blog – how I hate that ugly word – promised to post selected passages from the 1705 book I rescued from auction, existing still, a gem bound in leather of Scotland’s political struggles to secure autonomy once and … Continue reading

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The Infamous Ledger

The United Kingdom is a collection of nations yet people talk of the British Isles as ‘England.’ English do it as a matter of course. Foreigners do it. It’s endemic, a recurrent howler, a manifestation of a lingering colonial mentality.¬†English … Continue reading

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