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.
I’ve not written for a wee while so I thought I would share how this nearly made me choke on my cornflakes this morning. I gave them the benefit of the doubt believing it must be a spoof. It quickly became clear that it wasn’t and the Tories are really that patronising. I then thought I’d… Continue reading Panelbase
Yesterday there was a debate in the Westminster parliament on Scotland’s place in the UK. It was predictably based on fear and very one sided, contributions by Messrs Wishart and MacNeil excepted. When they were allowed to speak they were shouted down by MPs who refused to listen to another side. Then this morning we… Continue reading I always wanted a paper round.