independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Postcard

    10 Ideas to Save Your Week

    Postcard: an occasional series of micro blogs. It’s mid-January and it’s all gone tits-up. Your Dry January has turned into Intravenous Malbec and your new […]

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  • Environmental Justice

    The Trouble with Wilderness

    The ‘The Artist Traveller’ exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy includes a series of pen and ink and digital pigment prints by artist Murray Robertson […]

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    Graeme Purves 16th Jan'17 1
  • Commentary

    Build Yes

    Maggie Chapman’s speech from the Scottish Independence Convention’s Build Yes conference. We do, indeed, need to build for independence. Everyday, all around us, we see […]

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    Maggie Chapman 15th Jan'17 3
  • Commentary

    Border Crossing

    For Britain ‘taking back control’ from Brussels must mean exerting control over Edinburgh and Belfast argues Mike Small. As Tristram jogs on to the V&A […]

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    Mike Small 13th Jan'17 40
  • Editorial

    Bella Futures

    The Advisory Board of Bella Caledonia voted unanimously to keep the online magazine going at an emergency meeting in Edinburgh on Tuesday night. We agreed […]

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    11th Jan'17 54
  • Editorial
    8th Jan'17 95
  • Commentary

    Bella Caledonia 2007-2017

    Thanks to everyone for their support over the years, to the board members and writers who gave their time and to everybody who supported us […]

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    Mike Small 8th Jan'17 63
  • Identity

    Oidhche Challain [The Old New Year]

    On January 12th we’ll say hello to the New Year in the old tradition, reaching an important point in the Celtic Calendar. The candle burning […]

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    Rona Dhòmhnallach 8th Jan'17 0
  • Scots

    Stars Are The Aizles

    Moth Larva In The Muckle Tapestry History I digest slawly: Hou it sticks in ma thrapple! I got masel taigelt amang the Stuarts, Cuidnae follae […]

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    William Hershaw 7th Jan'17 4
  • Commentary
    George Gunn 5th Jan'17 8
  • Commentary

    2017 Decision Time

    Sturgeon’s wrong – in 2017, liberals have to decide which side they are on, argues Ben Wray. What are the major political challenges of 2017? […]

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    Ben Wray 5th Jan'17 94
  • Commentary

    Thinking Inside the Box

    On only the very first day of 2017, the political scene on Scottish Twitter seemed to be in full-flow silly season. Like the daftie I […]

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    Iain Robertson 3rd Jan'17 65
  • Commentary
    Alvaro Huertas and Svenja Meyerricks 2nd Jan'17 3

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