Archive for Scottish Identity

Friday, November 27th, 2009 @ 12:31PM

The Battle with the Booze

Some facts about Scotland’s relationship with alcohol:  * There are 1,500 deaths a year in Scotland related to alcohol – a figure that has more than doubled in the last 15 years  * 42,500 alcohol related discharges. * Scots are the eighth highest consumers of alcohol in the world.  Truth…

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 @ 2:07PM

The Scottish Cringe

This video is utterly hilarious! Alex, your First Minister of Scotland - have some gravitas! Even Sean Connery knew when he was beat. …And by the way, if Caledonia really is your favourite song, why did you need the words infront of you?

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Monday, May 5th, 2008 @ 11:24PM

Independence is a Virtue

I am independent of mind. I am financially independent of my parents (to their great relief…) I am an independent woman. Independence is a good thing. It is something to strive for and comforting when you achieve it. Don’t worry, I’m not about to make the u-turn of all u-turns…

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2008 @ 2:09PM

Scottish Labour is Back

Absolutely thrilled to read Wendy’s paper today and particularly pleased to hear her say “We [Labour] have no divine right to be elected, no automatic call on the people’s support, no guarantees of the people’s allegiance.” Thoroughly refreshing in contrast to the arrogance that exudes every pore of Alex Salmond….

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007 @ 4:34PM

Power for a Purpose

The constitutional settlement for Scotland is not a game of marbles. You can’t set out to win all your mates powers only to settle for more than you started off with – but that is exactly what the white paper on independence sets out to do today. The SNP are…

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Monday, July 30th, 2007 @ 12:04PM

Flagging debate?

The issue of flag waving has bothered me for sometime now. I’m worried that I became more conscious of all the saltires flying on the Royal Mile simply because the SNP won the election. Were they there before the election or did they all just sneak out and hang them…

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Sunday, May 20th, 2007 @ 8:22PM

Not very sporting Alex…

I was genuinely really sad to read today that Alex Salmond has signalled his intention to sign up Scotland for its own Olympic team. It transpires that he’s not even discussed the plans with his own cabinet, let alone had the opportunity to debate it in the parliament and seek…

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