“Yesterday, following on from last weeks extraordinary General Election, Holyrood voted in favour of requesting a section 30 order.”
Three billboards outside Stranraer
“This is unlike any election that has ever been. It’s not so much an election as two referendums rolled into one.”
The STV Leaders’ Debate
“Scotland has been pursuing a different political course. That is now in starker relief than ever.”
North Queensferry, Fife, 26/11/19
“Because it isn’t about bridges, or the NHS, or the SNP. It’s not even about about Yes or No. It’s “who shall speak for Scotland”?
“I’m beginning to worry that what actually determines our futures isn’t us, but dark money and forces beyond our ken.”
Last Among Equals
“very often it’s the little details that hint at a broader and deeper truth.”
Thoughts from the poolside
“That’s the thing about “taking back control” – the border has to go somewhere.”
The Best of Times
“power is never given up without an almighty struggle, and that the primary reason for Westminster not allowing a second plebiscite on self-determination is because they will lose.”
The Final Crossing
“There’s been a major stooshie about plans to turn Stranraer into a lorry park in the seemingly inevitable event of a no-deal Brexit and the likelihood of increased freight through Cairnryan “
Every day you wake up and think it can’t get any madder.
Here’s today’s new low. It comes from Manchester, courtesy of the thigh squeezing, serially mendacious unelected Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, and his speech today.