Without knowing our history we have no way of understanding the present malaise in which we find ourselves.
Farming Matters: Only Connect (E M Forster)
Nothing happens in a vacuum and all actions have consequences. But sometimes it takes decades to discover what these consequences are.
The Age of Unreason
And for Scotland? The Brexit endgame is the reintroduction of direct rule from London.
Farming Matters: This is a Bump in the Road
“All has changed. Changed utterly” (WB Yeats)
Farming Matters: The Narrow Leave Vote is Fast Losing its Credibility
I said in this column a few weeks back that I’d be putting £100 on the UK staying in the EU. I’m upping my stake.
Farming Matters: Let’s Tell Scotland’s Success Story
Don’t get above your station. Know your place. Eat your cereal. But something more troubling than dour pragmatism is at play here.
Farming Matters: It’s a Bung Parliament
If the British government can unilaterally and arbitrarily declare any spending to be ‘outside’ Barnett then the arrangement is meaningless.
Farming Matters: Reality 1 Fantasy 0
The brexiteers were exposed as the spivs and charlatans they are.
Farming Matters: Can We Press The Brexit Re-Set Button?
People talk about “post-Brexit” as if we’ve already left,
The Unionists Ran a Campaign Based Entirely on Ruling Out a Referendum – and Lost
It was their mandate that got rejected, not ours.