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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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Scotland’s Lament

This is Scotland’s lament On the 18th of September Hope pitched its tent, In George Square Thousands went there Hoping for fanfare, Only to meet a nightmare When Clackmannanshire went Now all we’ll remember, Is Yes’s fading ember During the … Continue reading

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