The road to Sleep In The Park 2018

Last night, with exactly one month to go until Social Bite’s Sleep In The Park 2018, I spoke at Dunfermline Toastmasters to explain I decided to take part in the event. About two months ago, I had the privilege in chatting with KT Tunstall for Wave FM News – she told me about the importance…

Scotland is my country and I have nothing to prove to you

My reflective mood is still like a runaway train as far as the recent Scottish independence referendum is concerned. One issue that I regret wasn’t raised more often was national identity. Whilst the Yes campaign should be credited with the positives in talking about how to solve the problems and issues that exist within our…

The Americanisation of Scottish politics

Admittedly, I’m still absolutely struck by the enormity of Saturday’s major gathering of Scottish National Party members at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. The vast number of people, the musicality of the occasion and the emphatic volume of the message coming out from one of the world’s major exhibition venues secured the recognition and overall…