Category Archives: Human Rights

Brexit v Independence

The Control freakery of Theresa May seems to know no bounds. First she wanted control of parliament so that parliament would not be able to debate anything to do with her Brexit Bill…. She was challenged and lost in the … Continue reading

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I am a Scots Nationalist

I am Scottish and proud to be Scottish. I believe in Scotland and in my fellow Scots wherever they may happen to be in the world. I am also a Scottish Nationalist, or should I say a Scottish Internationalist? The … Continue reading

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The Hard Brexit Exit

As we await the beginnings of the hard brexit exit that the Tories seem hell bent on pursuing with the Article 50 sign off in around late March according to Theresa May. I have been taking some time to consider … Continue reading

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Naming and Shaming

Oscar Wilde wrote: “In old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth … Continue reading

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Freedom held hostage by the State

As a follow on to ” An Alien in a Strange Land”, I continue the story here. To recap, after having a perfectly normal and civilized conversation in the driveway of the Brittania Hotel in Stockport with three people from … Continue reading

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An Alien in a strange land

Imagine for one moment, that you are having a perfectly normal conversation with 3 strangers you have never met before. There is nothing controversial being said,there is no argument or raising of voices above normal conversation level. It is all … Continue reading

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