Concerning Nonsense: the sequel

Every so often I stumble upon a forum or blog post regarding Scottishness and identity of which quite frankly exasperates, but also infuriates me to the extent that I both need to lie down and weep, but also petulantly assault the nearest wall. Now, of course, anyone familiar with this blog will have a sneaking …

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As A Reasonable Response: Anger

What is wrong with anger? What is it about that particular emotion that is so vulnerable to attack, to derision and dismissal? Is it because such an emotion is irrational, and therefore unthought out? Is it because such an emotion is in fact as honest a reaction, to any external pressure, as a reaction can …

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Scotland’s shame: Holyrood, when a bare hill would have been better

The Scottish Parliament building (Holyrood) is ugly. Horrendous, an eye-sore, laughable, undignified, disgraceful and quite frankly embarrassing; there, I said it. But don't just take my word for it, after all Holyrood did come fourth in a top ten list from 2005 of buildings people would like to see burned to the ground, and was …

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A boundless ego, and the tears of a child: one man’s quest to be the most unlikable c**t

Alternate timeline Lewis Hamilton poses in kilt in photo shoot to 'make amends' after mocking nephew for wearing a 'princess dress' Me: Didn't quite catch that last part; can you repeat it... Lewis Hamilton poses in kilt in photo shoot to 'make amends' after mocking nephew for wearing a 'princess dress' An incredulous Me: So …

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