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10th September 2019

Section 30 Is Not Scotland’s Salvation

I wonder if those who say things like “we are not at the end of the Section 30 order road” have ever stopped to think about what a Section 30 order actually is. When I hear people insisting that a Section 30 order is absolutely required for a referendum on restoring Scotland’s independence to be ‘legal and ‘binding’, I tend […]
18th April 2019

Letters : Itchy Feet

Dear Editor, As ever I’m enjoying the latest iScot magazine, and there seemed to be a bit of a theme going on about IndyRef2, ‘caw canny’ – ‘bide y’r time’. I was reminded the other day of this saying by John Lennon. “Life happens when you are planning other things” Last Friday, I went to the bank and cancelled all […]
3rd April 2019

Stick or Twist?

If you look in the dictionary for a definition of remote, there’s probably a photograph of Balchrick! Located around 3 miles north-west of Kinlochbervie and 10 miles south-west of Cape Wrath, Balchrick is over 500 miles away from London yet only 250 miles from the Faroe Islands. It also happens to be around 650 miles away from Brussels, which will […]
6th January 2019

Happy 2019!

A very Happy New Year to you!   2019 is going to be a very interesting and sadly life changing event for many of us. Who knows where this Brexit uncertainty will lead to, but one thing is for sure – sunlit uplands it won’t be.   As we enter our 5th year of publication I’d very much like to […]