While this assumption of Scots’ dislike of the English was being subtly stoked by the BBC and the British media something else was becoming apparent; their loathing for us. However, this wasn’t framed in terms of national or ethnic dislike, and nor should it be because that’s not exactly what it was or is.
These were the young sharp edge of a country wakening up to itself, and looking back over his weekly updates on YouTube we are impressed with the depth and the calm collectedness of what he was doing.
When there’s a shark in the water, you see, it’s not scaremongering to tell people so – it’s bloody damn helpful. So we voted No and the NHS is on the chopping block.
Career suicide was the order of the day as the leadership job became less desirable than that of a horse rectum inspector. Thinking of which, it was nice to see the passing of Johann Lamont and Jim Murphy.