If only there were Orange marches in London, we might not be charging into an awful mess.
As the farce of policing in Scotland shows, devolution has failed to rid Scotland of its macho, secretive culture.
Theresa May is our Prime Minister. For how long is not clear.
This is a column about condoms and voting.
The SNP have not had a great election – but that may be about to change. Assuming Theresa May gave any thought to Scotland over the snap vote, it must have looked a good time to call Nicola Sturgeon’s bluff.
Let us choose to be normal. Not defiant or angry but as we were and as we choose to be – cool and passionate according to our moods, human and humane, sensible and contradictory as ever – while sending our love to Manchester.
“That is why, on this 10-year anniversary, I promise the people of Scotland that we will never stop working hard to make Scotland the best country it can be”
Charles the third — it’s a name we need to get used to.
The General Election is running along familiar lines because the SNP and the Tories are reluctant to talk about what is really at stake – the future of Britain.
They used to sing “it’s going to get better” – you can’t hear the music any more but it’s still the same message.