Here are some books I have found very valuable in the lead up to the referendum. None of the books are a particular case for or against Independence but contribute to the vibrant culture of ideas that are growing around it. 235 more words
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The BBC just published an interesting article on Corby, a town in England located near Kettering and Northampton (so East Midlands). Corby is a really interesting wee town because a whole bunch of Glaswegian and Central Belt steel workers moved there from the 1930 onwards when the Glasgow based company Stewarts & Lloyds built a huge steelworks in the town. 814 more words
By Peter Arnott
“Who are the Scots” is the name of a classic book by Gordon Menzies in which he traced through archaeological sources the ethnic and cultural roots of those whose migrations and conquests eventually comprised the medieval Kingdom of Scotland just in time for the Wars of Independence in the 13th and 14th Centuries. 2,620 more words
Assistant manager Mark McGhee is delighted that Scotland have the chance to test themselves against newly-crowned world champions Germany.
The Scots’ first Euro 2016 qualifier is against Joachim Low’s side, who beat Argentina 1-0 in Sunday’s World Cup final in Rio. 469 more words