Perfidious Albion rides again

Originally posted on Wee Ginger Dug:
The phrase Perfidious Albion or Perfidious Angleterre has a very long history and an equally long justification. Otto the bishop of Freising in Bavaria used a similar phrase in the year 1191 to describe the untrustworthiness and bad faith of the English monarchy following a dispute between the crowns…

One year on

Originally posted on Wee Ginger Dug:
Today marks the one year anniversary since I suffered what the medical staff in the hospital described as a massive stroke. An ischaemic stroke like the one I had occurs when a blood clot travels through the circulatory system and eventually gets lodged in one of the small arteries…

Good Morning Scotland! It’s our regular alcohol consumption pusher!

Originally posted on Talking-up Scotland:
https://twitter.com/msm_monitor/status/1419546317685235712 Again, in the wake of the the early-bird(s) at MSM Monitor, I have something to add to their excellent alert. Stephen Montgomery, Bar Steward and GMS regular go-to-guy for undermining the Scottish Government’s pandemic strategy, is well known to us at TuS. In April, on one of his earlier…

Count Me Out

Originally posted on Grouse Beater:
Another dissatisfied customer decides hope is not on sale in his local SNP store. Colin was a regular tweeter on the subject of Scotland’s rightful place in the legion of nations, often posting pithy posters on independence. Most of his well-conceived illustrations were memorable, posters worth collecting, and can still…