“It sometimes feels that it isn’t just our powers that are being diminished but the very symbols of our nationhood”
“You can have devolution or you can have Brexit. But you cannot have both.”
“It’s a disgrace that families in Orkney and across Scotland are having to rely on emergency food parcels just to get by.”
It is now 648 days since Theresa May became the second woman in history to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
It’s difficult to know how many “interesting times” we can inhabit simultaneously but the circumstances of the next referendum takes interesting into a new dimension.
“We need our young people to have the opportunity to stay, and we need to attract newcomers too.”
“This article is to call out Theresa May on her biggest contradiction of shaking the famous magic money tree and finding just enough money for ‘targeted’ and ‘successful’ airstrikes on Syria.”
“Far from being a reason for putting independence even further into the back burner, recent events – Salisbury, Syria, Brexit – make the case for living in a Scotland that wishes to be one of the good guys appealing and increasingly urgent.”
“The first confession is that in 2014, Scottish independence was too much of a quantum leap for me.”
“Would you say you were happy? Happiness is a sometimes illusive state of mind which all of us long for and seem to be always looking for. “