Send in the Clowns!

So, the latest wheeze from the Tories to save the Union, is to pack up Prince and plank them down in Holyrood Palace in Scotland to make us all feel more British! Clown Prince coming to Scotland? Honestly who comes out with this nonsense?  Is it really a bunch of out of touch Tory politicians … Continue reading Send in the Clowns!

SNP: Give us something to vote for!

The two-vote system for the Scottish Parliament always seems to confuse some voters.  The constituency vote is straightforward, a first past the post election, similar to the vote used for UK General Elections, where the candidate with the most votes gets elected.  However, it’s the regional list vote (sometimes called the 2nd vote) which leads … Continue reading SNP: Give us something to vote for!

Stop saying Sorry: resign and then face prosecution!

Dear Boris, No one is interested in your phoney sympathy and apologies, no one trusts you anymore.  You are the UK’s Prime Minister who oversaw the needless and unnecessary deaths of over 100,000 people – during peacetime! More civilian deaths have occurred under your premiership in under one year than all the civilian deaths in … Continue reading Stop saying Sorry: resign and then face prosecution!

Prog in the Park for 2021

Like many events in 2020, the second annual Prog in the Park was postponed due to the Covid 19 lockdown.  The first Prog in the Park set a high standard for an indoor 12 hour prog rock festival in Scotland.  Consisting mainly of tribute bands the whole event was a success, with headliners including Stillmarillion, … Continue reading Prog in the Park for 2021

The Dis-United Kingdom

So much for the so-called United Kingdom!  At various stages over the past few months Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and even some mayors from cities in the North of England have asked for the furlough scheme to be extended and all have been knocked back by the UK Tory Government.  Then suddenly London and the … Continue reading The Dis-United Kingdom