Fridays Scottish Blogs




Indy ref two brings us to pieces today the first by Alan Knight a video with written comment comment on the subject of Ruth Davidson or as I like to think of the elusive Ruth Davidson. Unless of course it’s something that bigs her up.

The second piece is also a video this time of Alex Salmon’s new talk show.

Holyrood chronicles has two concise pieces today one on the times description of a modern day Conservative, the second piece concerning David Davidson’s idea that politics should not trump prosperity or something.

Munguin’s Republic also goes with the News Watch Scotland video covering the BBC’s protective embrace of Ruth Davidson.

James Kelly at Scot goes pop references a Twitter spat between Leask of the Herald and it seems everyone who supports independence. I doubt Mr Leask will lower himself to read this but I think Mr Kelly gives good advice.

Arc of prosperity looks at the nuts and bolts of minimum pricing how will the shops who sell the alcohol will react with their pricing policy.

Iain McWhirter wonders if the Brexiteers are actually anarchists in this article remoulded from the Herald

Caitlin Logan goes with the suspension from the party of SNP SMP Mark McDonald who resigned recently from the frontbench.

Robin McAlpine goes with hypocrisy and how difficult some people find it to toe the right and accepted line.

John Paul Clark has a piece on the homeless and what is unconditional love.

Caitlin Logan pops up again with a piece on bullying at North Lanarkshire Council.

And again Miss Logan has a piece on bullying in an Edinburgh private school.

Mike small takes a wee look at the Herald’s prize-giving day and notes that you can get a prize for criticising another prizewinner.

Mike again has a video up covering mountains and mountains of plastic generated by our Christmas excesses.

George Monbiot has a video about why the present government hates you.

The final piece is a review of photographer Martin Parr’s work on the clichés of Scotland.

The good news blog, Talking up Scotland, has a piece on Scotland being the most productive part of the UK outside of, yes you guessed it, London and the south.

A link to a landmark study which suggests Tory austerity is responsible for 120,000 deaths.

The third piece is a rather interesting look at how street names may affect how you view yourself. For instance anyone living in Union Square, how did you vote in the 2014 referendum?

Talking up Scotland final piece for today asks whether the Scottish Tories will try to steal the credit for overturning the ridiculous situation where the police and fire brigade in Scotland are the only ones in the UK expected to pay VAT.

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