Category Archives: Better together

Know your enemy by the friends they keep

There is a photograph doing the rounds on Twitter which was taken at the Jim Murphy Roadshow in Aberdeen this Tuesday.     Jim Murphy MP, senior Labour Party man (made famous yesterday by having an egg thrown at him … Continue reading

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Where is the love?

A couple of days ago I wrote about my increasing view that respecting those who are voting No is increasingly hard to do. I should say, there is one position I do respect even if it is the polar opposite … Continue reading

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Meeting Nicola at Jim’s Travelling Circus

I really should have written this last night but since Monday’s debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling the Twittersphere has been going completely mental with positive, up-beat pro-independence messages and it has been nigh on impossible to drag myself … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

My alert readers will have noted that, while I have been reblogging many excellent articles by other writers, it has been some time since I wrote anything of particular note of my own. There are several reasons for this which … Continue reading

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No currency union = no share of UK national debt

As far as I am concerned, the currency issue was settled a long time ago; on independence Scotland WILL be using the pound in one way or another. But just in case you are not so sure, have a listen … Continue reading

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Are you all right, Jack?

A post appeared yesterday within Lords of the Blog, (yes, that’s with an ‘l’), a place where the fair Lords and Ladies of this Great Land can impart their wisdom to us plebs, written by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale, better known … Continue reading

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The UK home buyer

I have a personal, independence related, dilemma and it is one that I suspect many of us might share. When I say ‘us’ I mean those who are in the financial top 40% of the population, the ones who earn … Continue reading

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