SHOULD THE BORDER BE CLOSED?

This is a post from the 24th June 2020, arguing for measures to put restrictions on the border before the holiday season so that the progress in eliminating the virus in Scotland could be protected during the holiday season. Look at the numbers at the time compared to today. Of course nothing was done andContinue reading “SHOULD THE BORDER BE CLOSED?”

OIL ONE WAY..COVID 19 THE OTHER.

COVID..THE CRUCIAL PERIOD IS NOW Scotland has virtually eliminated the Covid virus although we have seen a slight increase in fresh infections in the last week or so as the holiday period gets underway. The picture in England is very different, England never got near eliminating the virus before lifting the lockdown restrictions and withContinue reading “OIL ONE WAY..COVID 19 THE OTHER.”

HOW WE ARE ALL GETTING RIPPED OFF!

HOW THE TORIES ARE ENRICHING THEMSELVES. There have been some staggering purchasing decisions by Westminster so far. A ferry company contract awarded to a company without ferries. £11.8 million and months of delay on an COVID APP that never worked and has now been ditched. A £108 million pound PPE contract handed to a pestContinue reading “HOW WE ARE ALL GETTING RIPPED OFF!”

SHOULD THE BORDER BE CLOSED?

Should Nicola close the Border to non commercial traffic. IS an argument that is raging across the country. Has she the power to do it? What would justify it? What would be the economic cost? Good questions, let’s try and answer them. I will take the easiest first. I think there would be overwhelming public supportContinue reading “SHOULD THE BORDER BE CLOSED?”

HONESTY..SCOTLAND V ENGLAND.

WHAT HAPPENED TO HONESTY IN POLITICS? I despair at the state of British politics. Has the standard of our politicians ever been lower? Take the recent Cummings incident, he sat in that rose garden and spouted the biggest load of guff,  that could be easily identified as such by a five year old, yet the “flowerContinue reading “HONESTY..SCOTLAND V ENGLAND.”

ARE THEY ALL DRINKING SAKI?

Saki was the chosen drink of the Japanese kamikaze pilots as they headed to their own destruction. It seems the appropriate drink for the joint topics of Covid 19 and Brexit. Warnings were flooding in from everywhere. We were facing the most serious downturn imaginable. There were going to be widespread shortages. Factories would close.Continue reading “ARE THEY ALL DRINKING SAKI?”