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Hope Over Fear

Yesterday, Thursday 18 September, I put a cross in a box and walked out into the autumn sunshine full of hope. Hope that my country would be allowed to regain control of its own affairs. 857 more words

Call for Community Councils to be Included in Community Empowerment Law

A leading local Councillor, Paul Johnston, called on Aberdeenshire Council’s powerful Policy & Resources committee ask the Scottish Parliament to give more responsibility and support to Aberdeenshire’s Community Councils.  250 more words


The obligatory Indyref post...

(Sticking it on this poorly neglected blog as is a bit TL;DR for Facebook)

With only a week to go until independence, I figured, since I had it lying around, I should put the long form version of my thoughts on the matter online somewhere before they become utterly worthless. 1,701 more words



A vote for the Scottish Green Party is a vote for Women: 

… vote for a thriving society and real democracy.



Democracy - Coming soon to a town near you.

For many years now, I have questioned the validity of my vote in a “democratic” Britain. Those who know me, have heard my argument many times now, and friends and family have slowly came to the same conclusion as I have, that as a Scot within a Union forged in 1707 between the parliaments of Scotland and England, our vote as Scots doesn’t matter. 3,297 more words

Better Together

Where is your tax going? - updated 5th August 2014

We know where it’s meant to be going, but having looked at transactions from the Electoral Commission you may well be surprised just how much of it is actually being donated to Political Parties! 336 more words