Monthly Archives: January 2014

Scotland Is Not Just Geography

It was Henry de Bohun who changed history catching, as he did, Robert de Brus out in front of his army at Bannockburn on a light palfrey. Despite de Brus’s glancing blow with his battle axe, de Bohun’s helmet held … Continue reading

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My friends wonder why any intelligent Scot would vote Yes

Delighted to see a level of debate that rises above the doom-and-gloom gutter into which Better Together and its Westminster apologists keep trying to drag the debate on the most important decision of our lives.

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Derek Bateman: Open Letter to MEPs on EU

I had intended giving readers of this blog a rest from ear-bashing over this season of good will. That has been scuppered (again) by articulate, pertinent points made by Derek Bateman in his incisive questioning of the loyalties of some … Continue reading

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