“at the time of writing, Scotland has voted three times in three years to be part of the European Union”.
Here’s a question. If the union didn’t exist, would we join it?
“there comes a point when we have to stop asking permission”
“History never repeats itself but it often rhymes” (Mark Twain, attributed)
“Scotland won’t be ignored any longer”
“We weren’t born to follow
Come on and get up off your knees
When life is a bitter pill to swallow
You gotta hold on to what you believe”
“The image of Billy McNeill proudly holding the European Cup is in my mind as much a symbol of the sixties as Ali beating Liston or a young John F Kennedy reaching the Whitehouse.”
“Regular readers of this column will be aware of my love and fascination with the great Scottish manager Bill Shankly”
“Ian Blackford and others have been beacons of sanity and collegiate compromise during this whole fiasco but it’s way past the point now where Scotland should be sacrificing itself to help England save itself from itself.”
” A wilful disregard for detail that comes close reckless boredom. Such a person isn’t remotely fit for high office. As my grandfather used to say, such a person isn’t even fit to run Kirkcolm Bowling Club.”