Scottish five and ten pound notes Originally uploaded by HowardLake Several articles, such as this one in the Scotsman, haveRead more
Today the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, was making an announcement in the UK Parliament about giving the Scottish Parliament the right to call a referendum on independence, so long as they do it the way Westminster wanted and do it soon, when Salmond went on Sky News to announce that the referendum will take place in the autumn of 2014.
Salmond usually wins in situations like this, so I’m 99% certain that the referendum will indeed take place then.Read more
The newspapers have recently been full of stories about how an independent Scotland will try to move closer to Scandinavia.
I think it started with this article in The Independent, which was their mostly commented article for days.Read more
On a normal map it’s difficult to see how far north Scotland is compared to Scandinavia. To illustrate it better,Read more
There’s only about 60 km between Scotland’s two largest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh (counting from city boundary to city boundary alongRead more
Téléphone Originally uploaded by zigazou76 Once Scotland becomes independent, it would be natural to get its own international dialling codeRead more
I’ve blogged before about the fact that Scotland on its own has a very normal-sized population within an northern EuropeanRead more