Scotland's 5th Estate

  • Brexit
    Gordon Guthrie 2nd Jan'18 14
  • Commentary

    Good Scots

    The long tail of Anglo-British Nationalism which erupted into consciousness in 2017 seemed to come out of nowhere. But the signs were visible for a […]

    Mike Small 1st Jan'18 22
  • Commentary

    Scotland in Union Data Dump

    The Scotland in Union data dump isn’t just about that single organisation, it’s about political support from the super-rich and landed classes to the parties […]

    Mike Small 31st Dec'17 51
  • Scots

    Wha’s Like Us?

    The differences atween, say, the Yes muivement an Make American Great Again are that plain an that pautent as tae want further owergaun. We’re no […]

    Tammas Clark 28th Dec'17 4
  • Commentary

    Wiping History

    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date […]

    Mike Small 27th Dec'17 42
  • Commentary
    26th Dec'17 8
  • Media

    Bella Caledonia 2017

    On the first Saturday of the month we publish a print magazine in collaboration with The National newspaper. This is a 24 page supplement that […]

    23rd Dec'17 0
  • Commentary
    John S Warren 22nd Dec'17 6
  • Commentary
    21st Dec'17 13
  • Commentary

    Cheese Patriots

    The call to arms from Michael Gove for mass Cheese Patriotism is not just a slap in the face for the Lactose Intolerant Community but […]

    Mike Small 21st Dec'17 1
  • Commentary

    British Sea Power

    At the launch of the gigantic HMS Queen Elizabeth back in July there was much talk about being an “Island Nation” and “Projecting Power” across […]

    Mike Small 20th Dec'17 38
  • Commentary
    Oliver Tickell 20th Dec'17 3
  • Playlists

    Bella’s Best Music of 2017

    2017 may have been a tumult of Trump and Brexit chaos but there’s some comfort to be had in the year’s releases. Here’s a selection […]

    Nadine McBay 20th Dec'17 0
  • Media

    Ghost Writers and Peak Ink

    We’ve been concerned recently about whether things exist or not. Things like impact assessment reports, democracy in Northern Ireland or a peace process in the […]

    Mike Small 19th Dec'17 3

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