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“Try and find those things that make us Scottish. They are not necessarily tartan, but are no less colourful. They are in the sound of the kick drum, the bass line, the distortion, the punk guitar, the break-beat. Try and see the old ways in new surroundings.”
This from Social Media Week Glasgow Crowdsourced Scottish Poetry Audiobook:
It should be remembered that it’s not actually a prerequisite of a nation to be armed to the teeth…
by Kevin Williamson For anyone planning on being in the Edinburgh or Dumfries area this weekend, here’s a heads-up on a couple of events I’m involved with that might be worth checking out. The monthly Neu! Reekie! culture club returns… Read More ›
by George Gunn Recently I was stuck between a conference where mobiles were verboten and writing a screenplay where everything other than the work in hand was verboten. But I had this desperate need to know whom the Nuclear Decommissioning… Read More ›
By Donald Adamson As we saw in part one (see The Devolution Deficit here) , since devolution, the turnouts at Scottish parliament elections have been significantly lower than the turnouts at the British general elections in Scotland that preceded them…. Read More ›
This handy short public information film on the week that was…from Taiwan’s NMA:
By Justin Kenrick Great post Clare – many thanks. It points to the liberating possibilities that accompany recognising what holds you down, and the creativity and responsibility that comes with recovering hope and refusing to blame others any more. This… Read More ›
What exactly did David cameron think he was doing?
By Mhairi McAlpine The last few days have been a remarkable display of kack-handedness, arrogance and sheer stupidity on the part of Unionist politicians. Attempting to seize the initiative on the Scottish Independence Referendum, Cameron set out a range of… Read More ›
Equality needs to be hard-coded into the new Scotland.
There has been much hot air about the supposed date of the Independence Referendum falling on the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. This may seem like a good time to mention that that particular anniversary falls on the… Read More ›
We’re now entering a feeding frenzy of disinformation, misinformation and propaganda.
By Gerry Hassan Scottish politics post-the election and the return of a majority SNP Government have existed in a seeming state of limbo, a kind of political phoney war. The SNP have won a landslide victory but have yet to… Read More ›
Terminally bored by the perennial national anthem debate. It’s Flower of Scotland, get over it. Here’s the wonderful Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five play…