The Scottish National Party, seemingly a dyslectic, split personality, and schizophrenic, political party –now leading the great Scottish nation into the abyss of the European Union?

  verses The Scots are a lucky race, aren’t they? Yes, not just because they have a great picturesque country, wonderful high mountains, stunning upland wilderness moors, amazing lowland countryside, beautiful scenic off shore and remote islands, crystal clear and pure thirst quenching water, astoundingly fine beef & dairy cattle, countless white & black productive […]

The French now admit that the European Union is going down the khasi – does the United Kingdom still want to vote to stay in?

 EU flag British prominent pro-Europeans won’t have it that there is a life outside of the European Union, will they? Some people however can still remember when we weren’t actually in even  the Common Market, or to be more precise EEC (the baby form of the European Union), because we didn’t want to join in […]

UK General Election 2015 fiasco – electoral reform well overdue?

    The only thing that is evident from the build-up to this 2015 General  Election is that our voting system is no longer fit for purpose, don’t you think? Not only is our ‘first-past-the-post’ system predicted to produce another ‘hung parliament’ (with seemingly only complex possibilities for producing a stable government), but it is […]

British membership of the European Union – time to give notice?

Most British people have no idea how we got into the European Union, or what it means, but know only that there is big support for us to cancel our membership and leave (and that the United Kingdom Independence Party are pressing for us to do just that). The United Kingdom is supposed to be […]

Scotland ‘revisited’ – is there now further ‘fallout’ from the Independence referendum?

  Just six weeks ago the Scots rejected their opportunity to paddle their own canoe. It was predicted here in such posts, that there would be knock-on effects, with un-envisaged impacts that could reverberate for a decade The first most obvious hares identified are still running of course; like will the UK Government actually deliver […]

Scottish Independence ‘its all over now’ – OR is it?

  Anyone who thinks that the turmoil of the past month on Scottish Independence was over on Friday 19th September 2014, has another think coming, surely? The fallout (in more than one sense of the word!) from the Referendum campaign, we can dread, is going to be felt far and wide for a considerable time? […]

The scaredy-cat Scots have flunked it – GOOD or BAD?

  Well at last the cat is out of the bag, as the saying goes. And it turns out to be a big scaredy-cat at that, doesn’t it? The timid Scottish nation (well the ‘stay-at-homers’, the ones without the nous to flee the nest like the majority of Scots), plus the foreign de-campers and squatters, […]

‘Scottish Independence’ – the Sands of Time have run out haven’t they?

  NO VOTERS YOU will vote NO if you think an Independent Scotland: makes you frightened or fearful, and you are constrained by benefits or loses, and Scotland  is irresponsibly turning its back on England and Union is economically vulnerable and unable to fully pay its way, so can expect economic ruin can’t make it […]

Independence – how to Destroy or Revive a Football Team?

The Chief Exec of a Group of four Football teams [one premiership outfit and three satellites] was totally fed up with a massive assertive groups of players causing them difficulties (by asking for better wages and bonuses treatment), and cleverly set out to bring them to heel and indeed destroy them completely. There was a […]

If Scotland votes to go ‘INDEPENDENT’, some people are culpable surely –what names are in the frame?

    There can be no doubt now that the question of Scottish Independence has been handled abysmally by both those in charge of the UK’s Union destiny and by some others who will carry onerous responsibility for the outcome. The opinion polls have shown that the YESs and NOs are sharing the same ground […]