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Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney: The House of Lords Constitution Committee Report on 'The Union and Devolution'

The House of Lords Constitution Committee today publishes its report on ‘The Union and devolution’. This post draws attention to some of its main findings. … 1,908 more words

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First Visit to Scotland!

“First impressions are everything.” And Scotland surely exceeded my all expectations. Initially, I was exhilarated being my first time in Europe. Then, the second after stepping out of the airport and into the busy streets of Edinburgh, the excitement quickly integrated with exhaustion and confusion. 314 more words

Shetland Islands

I always say one of the best things about travelling is the people you meet. I met Megan in Northern Ireland while we were on the same tour to go see the… 750 more words


The best places have no wifi

Letter 20

As we walked up to the wooden door of the tiny Highland bothy I remember thinking how wonderful it was that it was completely disconnected. 945 more words


The Other Side of the Pond

Waking up this morning in a 300 year old palace to the sun shining in from the bedroom window, overlooking a vast green backyard and a sparkling river, should be such a refreshing feeling- aside from the fact that it’s only 5 am. 844 more words

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Scotland Road Trip Part I: From the Lakes to Glasgow

After spending half a week touring around the lakes, Lucas, my parents and I headed out on a road trip of Scotland. We’d taken them up Catbells, around our hometown as well as Ambleside, Bowness and Keswick, the Lake District staples. 230 more words

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