“There are some things we know, we know that some vaccines work some of the time. It isn’t exact, it is arguably authoritative. And that is the problem. “
“So at the moment some in the Tory party are sharpening their knives. “
That joke isn’t funny anymore
“I’m tired of having a fourth rate after-dinner speaker pretending to know what he’s doing. “
Kermit and the Tousle haired Eco-Warrior
“When your Prime Minister begins to quote Kermit the Frog on climate change on the most important stage in the World, you know you are in trouble. “
‘If’ – An Alternative Version
“With deepest apologies to Rudyard Kipling.”
Seven years on, we can see the first independence referendum not as a choice between change and no change, but as a choice of what sort of change we wanted and, crucially, who gets to deliver it.
2 More #Covid Cases Recorded in Orkney
The cumulative total for positive Covid test results recorded in Orkney now stands at 102.
“we face the prospect of being evicted from the Euros against our will, which in a darkly comic kind of way rather sums up the experience of being Scottish in the age of Brexit.”
“The cumulative impact of all such trade deals on extremely vulnerable sectors such as farming, food and drink could be hugely destructive.” NFUS on #Australia Trade Deal
“it may become impossible for some of our family farming businesses to continue to compete.”
The Great Enabler
Westminster appears to be entirely comfortable with a tariff-free deal with a country whose standards – chemicals harmful to bees and aquatic ecosystems, the use of paraquat, no review period whatsoever for pesticides – fall way short of our own.