Where are the leaders? The Brexit Blog

While meetings were going on all over the EU and Nicola Sturgeon was meeting with her cabinet to work out what on earth to do next, likely Prime Minister in waiting Boris Johnson was playing cricket – let that sink in for a second – it would be laughable if this situation wasn’t so serious.… Continue reading Where are the leaders? The Brexit Blog

We’ve been shown the door – The Brexit Blog

No sooner had the cold light of day dawned on Brexit then Leave leader Boris Johnson seemed to want to slam on the breaks. ‘There’s no need for haste.’ he implored like a schoolboy who has suddenly realised his prank had gone too far and he was now going to have to face the consequences.… Continue reading We’ve been shown the door – The Brexit Blog

What have we done? The Brexit blog

Once again Scotland is collectively banging its head against a brick wall wondering just what it can do to have any influence in UK politics. A year ago almost every single Westminster seat went to the SNP but still we got a Tory government that Scotland has rejected now for decades. This morning we woke… Continue reading What have we done? The Brexit blog

Eala said – The EU ref has shown Britain at its worst – The Brexit Blog

I’ve refrained from mentioning the EU referendum, mostly because I’ve found the campaigns depressing and completely uninspiring. Up until recently I had been perfectly willing to entertain the idea of voting out, I was always leaning towards remain but I will now definitely be voting remain because the┬áleave campaign is nasty and poisonous. The rhetoric… Continue reading Eala said – The EU ref has shown Britain at its worst – The Brexit Blog

Music Monday – Manic Street Preachers @ Hydro 21/5/16

There are few bands still around to celebrate 20 years of their seminal album, let alone one on top form, but the Manics are and they are celebrating Everything Must Go, the album that propelled them into the mainstream, in style. ‘So nice of you to remember.’ quiped James Dean Bradfield to the Hydro. James… Continue reading Music Monday – Manic Street Preachers @ Hydro 21/5/16

SNP hold Argyll and Bute

Team SNP was in good spirits throughout the Scottish election count for Argyll and Bute constituency at Lochgilphead Joint Campus. This relaxed mood was justified as there was unlikely to be a shock here, Michael Russell had held the seat in 2011 with 50 per cent of the vote. Across the room it was a… Continue reading SNP hold Argyll and Bute

Music Monday – Radiohead hit peak Radiohead

There can’t be many bands that could have thousands of people staring and madly clicking refresh as their website slowly fades out. This is exactly what Radiohead managed as hype about their, supposedly upcoming, 9th album reached fever pitch. People noticed the opacity on their website was slowly reducing yesterday afternoon which led to questions… Continue reading Music Monday – Radiohead hit peak Radiohead