Pot of tea

The SNP victory in the Scottish elections can be taken in several ways: A kick in the teeth for Scottish Labour (one long in coming, an election overdue); A slap in the face for the Lib Dems (a protest to the shenanigans of the Lib Dems in Westminster); A door slammed on the face of […]

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More votes for Scots

“Either we re-run the election or the returning officer contacts these 10,000 people who had their ballot treated as spoiled to ascertain their actual preference.“We need to do that, otherwise democracy is in crisis in Scotland.” (via) Sure. And open the process to bribery of said 10,000 people? I think not. If there was a […]

Scottish (Muckadidoodah) Elections 2007

What a dickadeedoodah the elections have been this year! I’ve missed out on all the fun. Followed doctorvee‘s twittering and subsequent indignation at the mess made by the decision makers: Some people wonder what the Scotland Office is for these days. Obviously they are looking for stuff to do, so have been busybodying with this […]

Do you want to be the Great Grand Overlord of the British Isles?

Feeling bad. Not giving dog enough attention, not taking good care of P, not calling home enough, not IMing the bro for months, not sorting out the BnB website problem, not writing enough manuscripts for the lab, not producing enough data for the great and glorious leader, not doing my part for the environment by […]