Monthly Archives: November 2013

Clutha

Clutha Let us pause a moment on Saint Andrews day To spare a thought for those gone away Beneath the timbers exposed by night sky and the iron bird which could no longer fly The heroic pilot who dumped the … Continue reading

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Momentous Days

Today is the second anniversary of this blog. Exactly two years ago on this date I set it up to make my comments on the referendum. Back then I didn’t know when the day would be,but I did know it … Continue reading

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I don’t want to talk about it

Further to my critique of Alistair Carmichaels speech yesterday In Inverness, where he took umbrage at somebody calling him a supposed Scot, I have just seen his interview with Gordon Brewer on last nights Newsnight Scotland… And my overall impression … Continue reading

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Bravehearts and whisky

Our newly replaced Secretary of State for/against Scotland Alistair Carmichael made the news the other day with his first major speech in Inverness and what a strange speech it was too. He made much of his background coming originally from … Continue reading

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Read Oil About it!

Oil has been a very contentious issue ever since they discovered that there was an abundance of the Black stuff off the coast of Scotland back in the 1970’s. Back then we were told on good authority from Westminster that … Continue reading

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Register to Vote!

Have you made sure you have registered to vote in next years referendum yet? If not, why not? Get on with it! Many of not most will have received their forms for Electoral Registration by now, and this time it … Continue reading

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Carrots and Sticks are for Donkeys

It is very much a rarity for me to attack a person because of their politics,irrespective of how much I may disagree with their point of view, but today I will make an exception to that rule. I cannot stomach … Continue reading

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