Tag Archives: Westminster

Just get on with it

That’s a message from me to the SNP. Between quagmire of Brexit and the inevitable omnishambolic results of the UK government getting involved in Syria, primarily, you suspect, as a distraction from the former, a sense of urgency has developed … Continue reading

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Donald Trump – an agent for Scottish independence

Making political predictions is a foolish endeavour for idiots, like me, see exhibits here, here and here for conclusive proof. Political presumptions are even more idiotic, dangerous even, as nobody viewed Trump as the threat he was. Indeed many scoffed, … Continue reading

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Grexit and Austerity: the slogans of antipathy.

Don’t you just hate the sensationalising of events with catchphrases? We accept that genuine disasters are usually given abbreviations as a convenience and then absorbed into the lexicon immediately, say ‘Piper Alpha’, ‘Dunblane’, ‘Lockerbie’ or ‘9/11’. Okay, so that last … Continue reading

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General Election 2015 – The Final Countdown

And so here we are on the verge of a General Election, and yes, this is just what everybody needs, another mouthy dickhead with a blog writing a highly speculative article about it, because there haven’t been nearly enough of … 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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