This may look serene – but under the surface there is a Referendum debate STILL raging

Alex Salmond and the SNP succeeded in securing a Referendum on Scottish Independence - well done! - but now it's about Self Determination or Servitude for Scotland ... that's was the only question, There were only two answers - yes or no - the rest of the rhetoric was only there to throw you off the scent! ..... and the waters start to stir! The waters may look calm now, but make no mistake, the circumstances of the referendum were such that the waters will never be calm until Scotland has its right of self determination as an independent country. Care to dive in??

White Out

I was out of the country when the White Paper was released.  Clearly, this was a very heavy read and I am sure many people resigned themselves to the Executive Summary.  The Summary was still a fairly expansive document but easy enough to read. I think we all understand the foundation of the White Paper. Prior to the Your Scotland,…

Gullibles travels

Voting rights, or suffrage, in Scotland was a very gradual process.  Throughout the 19th century there were 3 reform acts that increased the number of men given the right to vote up to 1885.  In 1870 voting had became a secret act to negate political corruption.  However, it was not until 1918 that all(most) men had the vote.  Women on…

Top that

The other day I had a bit of a ding-dong with a Twitter twit who was having a go at Nicola Sturgeon, claiming there were spare seats at the Govan Hall.  Nicola tweeted that the hall was full.  In response, this twit counted a few empty seats and declared the hall only partly full and another example of SNP lies!  The…