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When the Scots leave, build a wall. Bring on the Irn-Bru Curtain!

One issue that has arisen since the initiation of leaving the EU is Scottish resentment towards the British. England is largely responsible for the British Empire’s finest achievements. 364 more words

Hats off to the independence movement! (© B Spanner)

Brian Spanner, the man the nationalists love to hate, was right. It was a brilliant weekend.

In case readers are already wondering why, I thought I’d just help jog memories. 749 more words

Ken Dodd and the SNP: more summer nonsense

Alex Salmond advises Nicola Sturgeon on tactics for indyref2

I had a colleague once who went to a conference in Liverpool, where an interlude after the conference dinner was provided by comedian Ken Dodd. 691 more words

Referendums are a bad thing: discuss

From an initial standpoint of relative neutrality, I have come to the conclusion that referendums – at least as practised in the UK – are a bad thing. 799 more words

The EU referendum ... a one-off comment before normal service is resumed

It doesn’t take a genius to detect that I avoid issues in this blog that are not directly related to the maintenance of the union between Scotland and the rest of the UK. 753 more words


Kenny MacAskill’s book on Lockerbie is a bit of a puzzle.

MacAskill asserts that Megrahi, found guilty by the court, did not buy the clothes from Tony Gauci’s shop. 366 more words


#23 Blue Blog: Salmond Carping

Quick question- why do people care what Alex Salmond thinks?

I can’t seem to wrap my head around it, I really can’t.

He was a mediocre First Minister, who launched a failed referendum during which he frequently lied and exaggerated, resigned in a huff, and now sits as a MP desperate for any scrap of attention. 388 more words