“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows” (Bob Dylan)
Everything is connected. History doesn’t repeat, but it echoes.
In the end, it wasn’t even glorious failure. It was just failure.
the origin of the word “trivia” is a piece of great trivia. Literally meaning “three roads”, it describes a place outside Rome during the time of Caesar where these three thoroughfares would converge
“From Pakistan, England and from the Ukraine, We’re all Scotland’s story and we’re all worth the same” (The Proclaimers, Scotland’s Story).
Time to look at our country and what’s being done to it.
“well, there’s an end to an auld sang”.
“If I walked on water, my accusers would say it is because I cannot swim” (Berti Vogts, former Scotland football manager)
It’s a dangerous fallacy, falling to the belief that the arc of human progress is constantly upward.
I’m a Stranraer man who deals in yeast and silage additive.