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Visitation- Part 1

The alien was a curious thing, truth be told. Oh, to be sure, it possessed a wondering, exploratory personality. But its appearance, its bearing, was the main topic of discussion the next few days. 339 more words


Bacon Calendar and Bacon Duck (Duct) Tape!

Ric and I got some awesome bacon presents from Ric’s dad. The bacon calendar was from earlier this year and recently he brought us a roll of… 8 more words


The Box

I’m not sure why but I glanced back at the sterile looking box that was skillfully taped up by professional hospital workers.  This wasn’t just any package we were carrying. 513 more words

Campaigns & Campaigners: The Referendum

Graffiti artists create a performance in painting a mural on Sauchiehall Street as part of the referendum campaign.

A potential voter engages with a campaigner on Buchanan Street. 192 more words



“Once in a lifetime opportunity”

We’ve all heard it, from both the Yes and No camps, heard it before and after the referendum. Of course the referendum wasn’t a “once in a lifetime opportunity” for Scotland to gain independence and to govern itself from a corrupt Westminster system. 1,047 more words


Hope Over Fear?

By Robin McAlpine

I never really wanted any front-line political or public role and avoided it for most of my career. One of the reasons for this is that as soon as you are any kind of public figure, people seem to want you to take sides all the time. 2,278 more words