“It was Michael Jordan’s determination not to fear failure that was key to his greatness. “Why would I worry about missing a shot I haven’t taken yet”?, he would say.”
How can it be that Scotland is considered to be too small to be an independent country when Nauru is considered viable?
“The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims, have been born of ernest struggle….. Power concedes nothing without demand. It never did and it never will”. Frederick Douglass, 1857.
It was a dreich morning for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Orkney on Thursday 23rd of July.
“I’m told you’re beginning your charm offensive in Orkney. “
“Coughs and sneezes may spread diseases but we are told bugs do not respect politics or borders.”
This is no longer just a question of yes and no. It is, rather, a question of whether we want a fully functioning, vibrant Scottish democracy with every available power – or direct rule from a political culture at odds with our worldview, democratic culture, aspirations, health and economic wellbeing.
“What’s really annoying them is not that Nicola Sturgeon wants Scotland to be independent: it’s that she acts as though it already is.”
“Every single Scottish Conservative MP voted for you to eat ractopamine pork”
On 7th of June 1329, Robert the Bruce, King of Scots died. He was 54.