“Ireland’s calm maturity in the face of Westminster duplicity should remind us that there’s an opportunity, if we wish to take it, to be honest and better and different.”
“if sustainable development of the Arctic region, and of Scotland’s Highlands and Islands, is a priority, then the development of their communities, in ways that are acceptable to those communities, should be a priority.”
“who is best placed to deliver Scotland’s fundamental needs? The people we vote for now, or the people we haven’t voted for since 1955?”
“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. “
“Is it time for a more radical re-set? If so what priorities might we want to put up front and centre?”
“Independence has never been more vital to our health, prosperity and wellbeing. How fortunate we are to be allowed to escape a bouroch not of our making. “
“I am not really bought into the notion that the downfall Afghanistan in so short a period of time was completely unpredictable”
A campaign is to be launched in Scotland over fears that our food security is under threat.
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.
“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.”