Category Archives: independence

Meeting a living legend

I’ve just returned home after a week away and I’ve described some of the independence related observations in another post. But the complete highlight of the week was meeting one of the unsung heroes of the independence movement, John Jappy. … Continue reading

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750 mile whistle stop tour

The wee blue #YesPleaseVan has returned home to Aberdeen after its hols (yes, I know, bad timing to be away on holiday right now…) and I thought I would provide a bit of an update on what I saw. I’ve … 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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The Russians are coming!

I have just had the misfortune to stumble over this piece of garbage ‘Why Independence Could Put Scotland In Danger Of Russian Invasion’ by James Cook, a ‘European Technology Reporter’ apparently. I haven’t given anyone a doin’ recently, I’m bored … 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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STV attempt to censor Newsnet Scotland

Reblogging from “Scottish Television are trying to block Newsnet Scotland, one of the independence  campaign’s premier websites, from showing an 38 second clip from the Salmond-Darling debate that is highly embarrassing to the Better Together campaign. STV are claiming copyright … Continue reading

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