Tag Archives: Gordon Brown

What the fuck just happened?

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. There was supposed to be post-election confusion with a hung parliament, and we were just getting used to that idea. Other than the SNP, the number of seats won by each party won … Continue reading

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Labourites are shite.

Being as I am, I always try to look for the best in folks, or in anything, before the evidence to the contrary makes that an impossibility. You could imagine Hitler and Stalin being decent company, especially if you had … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the independence referendum.

I’m ready to embrace the challenges ahead that independence will bring. The only remaining question is do enough of us want to write our future? That would be No. Currently I’m reading Blood Meridian by Cormack McCarthy. Every engrossing page … Continue reading

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Why I’m voting Yes.

I’ve been writing steadily for about seven years now. Not for one second do I think I’m good, or even average at it. It can be hard to offer an honest, objective appraisal of one’s own work, and really, being … Continue reading

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It now becomes clear. David Cameron has taken some canny advice, and is trying to sabotage the Union.

When I originally wrote this piece almost a year ago, it was entirely in the glib sensibility, honest. I was trying to make light of the landscape of the referendum on Scottish independence at that time. Things were certainly different, … Continue reading

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