Monthly Archives: October 2021

Scotland That Could Be

The journalist Sean Bell takes some moments to indulge in reverie and some poetic license upon the vision of an ideal Scotland. We, of course, can create a fine land fit for all, if we stop believing the anti-independence propaganda, … Continue reading

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Referenda Franchise

At least four million Scots were displaced from Scotland owing to the chronic lack of economic opportunities in their own land, often helped to abandon their country of birth by United Kingdom state ‘incentives’, such as the Empire Settlement Acts. This is a grand method … Continue reading

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Played For Fools

The former First Minister of Scotland, the Right Hon Alex Salmond MP, now leader of the ALBA party reminds us we are still at the mercy of vindictive colonials who think Scotland has to be tamed. This is what London … Continue reading

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Referendum Blues

By putting all her eggs in one basket, a referendum as the final arbiter, Nicola Sturgeon risks making her mark on Scotland’s history as an all-time loser, for the divisiveness of policies she has appropriated from others and subsequently mismanaged, … Continue reading

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The Last Duel – a Review

The last time I wrote about Matt Damon was his almost solo performance as a marooned astronaut in ‘The Martian‘. I commented he had a habit of choosing storylines in which his character always gets rescued. In Ridley Scott’s medievil … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Rights – a Discussion

Very rarely does this site post a video, and usually only when it is tied to an historic event. But this is one occasion when a video is better than the written word. International readers are not all following Grouse … Continue reading

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England Goes Over the Top

David George Hamilton Frost, Baron Frost, CMG, PC, is a British diplomat, politician and appointed member of the House of Lords serving as Minister of State at the Cabinet Office since 2021. He is also that old-fashioned thing but in … Continue reading

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The Unionist’s Fear

Finally, an Englishman of influence admits that if Scotland wants to annul the Union treaty it is free to do so. Jonathan Powell, the former chief of staff to Tony Blair, was the man behind the hard-nosed negotiations for the … Continue reading

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Dear Scottish Government

The following open letter is primarily aimed at the Scottish National Party, (SNP), currently holding the majority of seats in Scotland’s parliament. It tries to show another referendum on Scotland’s future risks another defeat. The SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, is … Continue reading

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An Homage to Twitter

Journalist Kevin McKenna retains his wry form in a column belittling politicians who belittle Twitter and those using the platform to exchange political opinion, jokes, cute cat photographs, meeting times, and sports results. For those looking to learn how to … Continue reading

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