“It isn’t independence or recovery. It’s independence “for” recovery.”
“Am I fed up with the Duke of Edinburgh eulogies? Mostly yes. But partly no.”
Like the vote in 2014, anything less than a resounding win a month from now will be seen as acquiescence.
“Six weeks from now, Scotland has the choice of two diametrically opposing futures.”
Watching the shameful events from Glasgow’s George Square last weekend I experienced – like many people I suspect – a strong sense of deja vu.
This is the story of Covid, as seen through the prism of the world of ultrarunning.
“When chapman billies leave the street,
And drouthy neebors, neebors meet,”
“I have often said to myself what are the boasted advantages which my country reaps from a certain Union that counterbalance the annihilation of her Independence, and even her very name!” Robert Burns
To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough was written by Burns in November 1785, and was featured in the Kilmarnock volume.
“planning doesn’t distract us from the grave issues in front of us. Indeed, it is an essential part of the solution.”