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Well Scotland...

You blew it big time, didn’t you?

The referendum for Scottish Independence ended almost four weeks ago, and it is only now that I feel I can write anything down.   543 more words


My Smithazon Wish List

I would greatly love for Scotland to have the power to raise and spend the vast majority of taxes. It is also my sincere belief that an arrangement along these lines would be dear to the hearts of the majority of us Scots. 735 more words

Strong Roots

By Mike Small

Looking back at our posters now has a different feel. In new circumstances they take on new perspective. Some are just unbearably sad now, others come into their own, like this, above.  769 more words


The Viable Verdant Version

After my self-imposed exile I’m back. Leaner, meaner and greener. Okay… I’m definitely not leaner as my post result grief-bacon will attest. And I don’t think I’m meaner, I started out this Referendum process positive and after last week’s low I am feeling positive once again. 762 more words

Yes to bioregional democracy

What did the Scottish referendum have to do with bioregions? A lot, in fact. The Yes campaign dared to hope that we in Scotland could create a country in which grassroots democracy flourished and citizen control became an actuality. 115 more words


Whar noo?

In today’s much-anticipated statement to the Scottish Parliament, Alex Salmond hailed a new democratic Enlightenment:

“When Donald Dewar spoke at the opening of this Parliament in 1999, he reflected at one point on the discourse of the Scottish Enlightenment, as an echo from the past which helped to shape modern Scotland. 450 more words


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