Category Archives: politics

Scotland’s influence on UK Governments 1945-2010

I read this on a Facebook discussion and thought it was too good to go unshared. So, please forgive me Ross Allan, for not asking your first. The 67 years since the end of World War 2 have seen 18 … Continue reading

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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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A collection of arguments supporting Scottish independence

A truly excellent piece of work on the issues surrounding the independence debate. One for the Undecided and No voters to have a good read over.  

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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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Low-flying hospital beds

This recent blog by Craig Murray, the former UK Ambassador to Uzbekistan who blew the whistle on the UK’s  involvement with the ‘rendering’ of people to Uzbekistan to be tortured (can I just say ‘boiled alive’ and leave you with … Continue reading

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Fasting and the Furious

I’m a sport scientist (in training) and there is a vogue in health & exercise circles at the moment to voluntarily go without food for the supposed health benefits it brings. It is called ‘fasting’ and there are arguments about … Continue reading

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