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Adventures in cyberspace. In which I venture into the dug’s den …

Two days ago, a well-known separatist who styles himself as a ‘wee ginger dug’ wrote an article on his blog entitled ‘Why the indy movement needs to crowdfund.’ It was a curiously defensive piece that can be summarised as ‘Pro-independence voices … Continue reading

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‘Hunt the yoon’

Last minute Hogmanay preparations are underway all across the country. Steak pies and whisky have (mostly) been purchased and stowed in drinks cupboards or fridges as appropriate. Late lunches have been had, the shops are closed or closing, the pubs … Continue reading

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The SNP lifeboat disaster

Wikimedia Commons We have the opportunity, there’s a lifeboat attached to the good ship UK that’s heading for that Brexit iceberg – it’s called Scottish independence. Let’s get on board that lifeboat, let’s row as fast as possible. – Pete … Continue reading

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When black is white and white is black – the curious contradiction of Scottish politics

There was a segment on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme on 12 May about the general election in Scotland. It starts just before 2:32 and begins with the BBC Scottish political editor Sarah Smith confirming a truth most Scots … Continue reading

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‘Support for indy soars to new highs!’ Or does it?

Anyone who follows this blog will know that I occasionally comment on polls and their significance. I don’t take an obsessive interest in the detail. I always caution that the trends are important, not individual polls, and that the errors … Continue reading

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Five days away from social media

OK, so it’s not a catchy title like 24 hours from Tulsa but, Lord, it was a blessed relief. Some walking somewhere in the Highlands that shall stay anonymous for its sake and mine. A beautiful area where the road … Continue reading

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Petitions and fundraisers …

Update 13:00 9 April – the petition has been signed by 220,050 people. Any petition signed by over 100,000 people will be considered by parliament for a debate. … well one petition and, later, one fundraiser. As I write this, and … Continue reading

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