06/03/2021 · 8:21 am
This was first posted on Facebook on 6th March 2021, with support from my Ko-Fi network.
“…well, imagine a person standing on a block of ice, planning and planning and planning. Planning ways to get about on the ice, ways to decorate it, ways to divide it up, ways to cope with all the possible knowns and givens of a block of ice. That would be a busy person, provident and industrious and independent and admirable, isn’t that so? Except that when the ice melts, none of that is any use at all.” – Native Tongue, Suzette Haden Elgin
This week, the Tories threw their best shot at Nicola Sturgeon – accusing her before, during, and after her giving evidence of having committed resignworthy offences.
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Tagged as 2021 Scottish Parliament, Alex Salmond, Andy Wightman, Baroness Davidson, Boris Johnson, Brexit for Coffee, Derek Mackay, Dido Harding, First Minister, First Minister designate, Joanna Cherry, Margaret Mitchell, Mark McDonald, Michelle Ballantyne, Murdo Fraser, Native Tongue, Nicola Sturgeon, originally posted on Facebook, Presiding Officer, Ruth Davidson, Scottish Conservatives, Scottish Greens, Section 30, Simon Jenkins, Suzette Haden Elgin
25/01/2021 · 10:52 pm
This was first posted on Facebook on 25th January 2021, with support from my Ko-Fi network.
Twenty-five days ago Brexit happened, and a few days ago I listened to a Byline news video of a fisherman talking about his vote for Leave, his support for Leave, and his subsequent disllusionment – How he had been lied to about the grand possibilities of Brexit – How if he could turn back time, he would vote to Remain.
And I thought about Scottish Independence.
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Tagged as 2021 Scottish Parliament, Alex Salmond, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Brexit for Coffee, constitutional law, Faslane, George Osborne, gin, land ownership, maritime boundaries, originally posted on Facebook, rejoin EU, salmon, Scotch whisky, Section 30, SNP, Supreme Court