2007 flashback: My interview with George Carlin (1937-2008)

June 23, 2015

The Dunbar Martyrs

June 8, 2015

What happens now #carmichaelmustgo

June 1, 2015

The Orkney Vole

petitioners inside 4 The four petitioners signing the paper work on Thursday night

Well folks, due to the overwhelming support of all of you, I was able to travel down to Edinburgh yesterday and lodge the petition to hold the electoral court at the Court of Session – it was a hair raising day – the papers had to be accepted by close of business or we would not have been in time – so I was on the early flight and it was delayed by two hours. Talk about timing!

Whilst I was in the airport, a certain MP of this parish walked past but did not recognise me – I don’t think he will be doing that again.

A word in praise of the legal team

Nothing could have happened without the sheer courage of our legal team. I met them all yesterday for the first time – and they were…

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What happens now #carmichaelmustgo

June 1, 2015

What happens now #carmichaelmustgo.

Malkied by Malkie and primed by Primula

May 27, 2015

Malkied by Malkie and primed by Primula.

Propaganda or Professionalism on Pacific Quay?

April 30, 2015

Talking-up Scotland

How political issues were covered by BBC Reporting Scotland and STV News in the four months before the UK General Election 2015PropagandaorProfessionalism

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This wasn’t supposed to happen

March 22, 2015

Wee Ginger Dug

This wasn’t supposed to happen. We were supposed to be quiescent and quiet little drones, grateful for the scraps we were tossed, eager for the bones we were given to gnaw on. We were supposed to be eating our cereal, silently, shamefaced, and grateful. We were not supposed to be where we are, riding on the crest of an avalanche that’s wiping away a century of Labour’s wasted opportunities. Riding on the lead wave of the deluge that’s drowning the entrenched interests of Tory rule. Riding on the landslip that’s erasing the Lib Dems forever. Riding on a landslide and laughing and joking, feeling alive and vital, noisy and loud, changing the world with conversations in the street, in the pub, with blog posts, tweets, and comments. Running, jumping and never standing still.

This wasn’t supposed to happen. But it is happening and it feels so good. Liberating like coming…

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Total Eclipse Of Douglas Alexander

March 21, 2015

Labour’s Chief Machiavellian Strategist Douglas Alexander has a problem with Social Media.

March 21, 2015

A Question of Legitimacy

March 15, 2015