Month: May 2013

Keep The Flag Flying

Can I kick off this week with a reminder of the by-election in Aberdeen Donside constituency? Any help at all will be much appreciated. So no apologies for reminding you. This week we decided with spring in the air that…

Political Cleavage

With the glut of EU-related stories proliferating in recent weeks it seems Scotland and the UK’s place in that collective is again taking centre stage.  At Westminster the PM has not been able to get away from the pall cast…

The Isle of Man

New compiler;  We say farewell, on the Flag only, to Jennifer Dunn, who will still be writing in the Scots Independent, and welcome to Alison Thewliss;  Alison’s  first Flag will be next week.  She will give us a brief biography…

Brian Adam MSP

I could not sit down to write my SI article without reflecting on the passing of Brian Adam MSP.  I met Brian a number of years ago at the Livingston by-election. Dutifully, trying to raise money for the campaign, I…