As soon as my home, Eilean Siar, voted no I knew it was all over. I must point out though that Barra voted Yes and I’m very proud of them. I didn’t stay up that late because I knew it was just going to get worse and worse. Eilean siar was supposed to be Yes.… Continue reading The aftermath
I’ve been out canvassing first with Yes Southside then Yes Cathcart for the best part of two years. When I delivered the first of many hundreds of leaflets it really felt a bit like the day wouldn’t come although, of course, at that point we didn’t even know when the day would be. As it… Continue reading The finish line
Love or loath the independence campaign the most positive thing to have come out of it so far has been the number of people getting involved and particularly the number of people who are now registered to vote. Turnout is expected to be somewhere around 80% and it’s all too rare to see such a… Continue reading The winner is democracy.