Tag Archives: Scottish Independence

A Time to Reflect…..

  it is all just guesswork so with that in mind my guess for how the election will turn out is: The Conservatives will be the largest party but nowhere near an overall majority Labour has a bad election and … Continue reading

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May the Games Begin

“…Are you going to say that my job will go because you will not have an arrangement with the United Kingdom?…’ Ian Duncan Smith “…It’s just utter bollocks that it will it should take ten years…” Lawrence Tomlinson Friday 22nd … Continue reading

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Things were so simple in 2014

After the week we have just had in Westminster it is tempting to think anything is possible and it seems that some of the impossible thoughts are permeating to the surface, one such thought is that Scotland can stay in … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts

Having slept on things I now have a better sense of where Britain is after the most monumental 24 hours in political history for an awful long time and I have to say it is clear that no one really … Continue reading

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Some first thoughts

So we have voted to leave the European Union (EU) by a small but significant margin.  For anyone who has been reading this blog over the months will know that I want to Remain but the people have spoken and … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 340 – SNLP

So the verdicts are in from the debate on Thursday evening and everyone is agreed that Nicola Sturgeon was the winner.  Suddenly the metropolitan papers have once again remembered that there is more than one country that makes up the union … Continue reading

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Article: Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites

Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/19/upshot/scotland-independence-vote.html Sent via Flipboard Simon Marchini http://www.simonmarchini.co.uk

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So the big question now is…Can the Tories be trusted?

With still four hours to go before the polls close it is still far too early to even think about the result of the Scottish referendum – so here goes.  Whilst I feel that a Yes vote is in the … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 145 – Sick and tired of the whole thing

It may come as a surprise to anyone who may have read my long posts on the Scottish Independence vote but I am totally sick of the whole thing.  I suspect I am not alone and this view is widely … Continue reading

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This is getting a bit like a stuck record – More Thoughts on Scotland

I really don’t know why I watch any news programme at the moment. Last night having sat through Newsnight on the BBC I ended up being utterly dispirited – not by what was said, more of that in a moment, … Continue reading

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