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    Wallace in Flesh and Stone

    To Lanark to deliver the ‘Guardian’s Address’ at the annual commemoration of Wallace’s death in 1305. By bus from Melrose and a lift from Aileen […]

    Christopher Harvie 3rd Sep'10 0
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    Poet Required

    After hearing Robert Crawford’s compelling evocation of ‘the poet as bearer of cultural tradition’ at the otherwise often dire Edinburgh Book Festival (bland, corporate, rigid, […]

    Mike Small 2nd Sep'10 8
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    Donald Adamson 26th Aug'10 34
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    In Memoriam Edwin Morgan (1920-2010)

    In a life of 90 years, a degree of transformation is to be expected, as times a-change and people must respond. In Edwin Morgan’s, sheer […]

    Robert Alan Jamieson 23rd Aug'10 4
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    Mike Small 21st Jul'10 3
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    The Democracy Of Books

    “I’m of the opinion that authors should avoid reviewing books of their peers” Philip Kerr.   There’s been a nice wee authorial square-go erupted between […]

    Kevin Williamson 2nd Jun'10 3
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    The Sense of an Ending

    As Broonland is launched we feature this extended article by Christopher Harvie. He writes: “Since the crash the UK political world seems to have realised […]

    Mike Small 26th Feb'10 2
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    COP Out

    COP15 isn’t just a political failure it’s the failure of politics, leaving liberal lobbying exposed as a strategic model. Where does  that leave us in […]

    Mike Small 22nd Dec'09 7
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    Power 2010

    Power 2010 is a new project, ‘a unique campaign to give everyone the chance to have a say in how our democracy works for us..’ […]

    Mike Small 3rd Dec'09 1
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    Mike Small 2nd Dec'09 0
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    Simon Mann

    This entry below is from Craig Murray (who is back blogging after a healthy pause) on the recently release of  Simon  Mann. The only addition […]

    Craig Murray 9th Nov'09 0
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    Hold the Lions

    Guest columnist Ray Bell reflects on the political importance of sporting propaganda and asks: “What one thing does hold the Lions together?  A vague Victorian […]

    Ray Bell 30th Jun'09 0
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    Growing Pains

    An interesting piece by Elaine C Smith, Convenor of the Scottish Independence Convention in the impressively re-designed (but oddly static?) online version of Red Pepper. For […]

    Elaine C Smith 25th Nov'08 0
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    The Case for Cornwall

    “Britain* is divided into four parts; whereof one is inhabited by Englishmen, the other by Scots, the third by Welshmen, and the fourth by Cornish […]

    Ray Bell 3rd Apr'08 13

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