independence – self-determination – autonomy

  • Commentary

    The Possible Worlds of Alasdair Gray

    Alasdair Gray is a towering cultural figure at one level simply because he is a polymath whose output is unparalleled in its quantity, scope and […]

    Kevin Brown 11th Sep'16 51
  • Commentary

    A Tale of Two Andrews

    Andy Jansons, of Jansons Property Investors and Developers, is the luckiest property developer in the country. Peter Burnett explains why. Born in Dunfermline in 1835, […]

    Peter Burnett 10th Sep'16 9
  • Education

    A Restricted View

    As Adam Bienkov remarks (listening to the PM): “Almost everything in Theresa May’s grammar school speech is the exact opposite of the truth.” As the […]

    Paul Tritschler 9th Sep'16 11
  • Media

    Scottish Women Writers Network

    Bella is creating a database and network for women writers, both for publishing in Bella and beyond. We are looking for a dynamic organised person […]

    9th Sep'16 8
  • Europe
    Dovydas Kuliešas 9th Sep'16 68
  • International

    Muros (Walls)

    Today I woke up reading – once again – news about walls. This time it was in Calais, where work is about to begin on […]

    Pablo Iraburu 8th Sep'16 11
  • Europe

    Scotland is a European Country

    Scotland voted to remain in the EU. Scotland voted in favour of the UK staying in the EU by 62% to 38% – with all […]

    Mike Small 7th Sep'16 54
  • Scots

    Scots and the Curriculum

    The final pairt o John Hodgart’s current series on Language and Culture in Scotland’s schules. Scottish Culture an Teacher Qualifications Nae doot some o ye […]

    John Hodgart 7th Sep'16 7
  • Commentary

    Brexit Detail Revealed


    Chris Cairns 7th Sep'16 24
  • Commentary

    Hidden Civil War

    Rather than thinking that civil war starts at the margins of society, what happens if its starts at the centre? What happens if its a […]

    Chris Erskine 6th Sep'16 16
  • Poetry

    The Zen of Brexit

    Now that we’ve voted for Brexit it’s time to discover what it is. Okay we didn’t vote for it, but that is beside the point, […]

    6th Sep'16 58
  • Commentary

    The NYR IndyApp appeal

    So, what is the NYR IndyApp? The IndyApp is a bespoke networking tool for the Yes movement. It is designed to first locate all the […]

    Jason Baird 5th Sep'16 1
  • Ghetto na Gàidhlig
    Duncan Sneddon 5th Sep'16 43
  • Scots

    A Scots Language Primer

    Billy Kay’s 6 part archive series on the history of Scots, The Scots Tongue is currently being broadcast on Radio Scotland. A new seventh programme […]

    Billy Kay 3rd Sep'16 13

Friends of Bella Caledonia