A Very Disunited Unequal Kingdom

“They tell us that if Scotland votes to be independent they wont share the pound, we will have to reapply for membership of the EU but they wont, we will have to apply to join NATO, but they wont, so on and so forth..

Given that Scotland and England jointly created the pound, and shared many other things with them, what right do they have to tell us that everything belongs to them! What sort of Union is that? It is not a Union at all.

Can you for one moment imagine any other form of partnership which is disolved, either in business, in relationships,in governance, where one party has laid claim to ALL the joint assets, and the other party has been left with nothing? It has never happened, nor will it happen now, despite their arrogance.”

Auld Acquaintance

Before I head off into my main topic today, I would just like to express my sadness at the tragic passing of Robin Williams. It was with a sense of shock and unreality that I heard the news of his death this morning. Many others today have expressed their sadness at this wonderful talented humorous mans passing, and we shall miss his humanity and insightful thoughtful nature greatly..Nanu nanu Robin.

One of my favourite films that Robin made was “Dead Poets Society” In it his character utters lines which may have been written about himself, but can apply to us all equally “carpe diem, seize the day, make your lives extraordinary.” and extraordinary he certainly was.

Other lines have also become famous from that film “”There’s a time for daring and there’s a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for.”
and “you must strive to…

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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