In June 2015 I wrote in this blog post about the ironic way that unionists pointed the finger of extremism at Scotland with out ever reflecting on their own prejudice. https://peoplesrepublicofescotia.com/2015/06/02/extremism-prejudices-and-all-of-us-together/ My […]
There Are People in the World with Grace, Poise and Dignity: Learning From American Poetry, Words, and Song
Usually, it’s ‘easy’ to write the first sentence of an article. It’s ‘easy’ because it tells the truth of what’s to follow. It should be ‘easy’ – even when that ‘easy’ truth […]
5 Things That Could Have Happened But Didn’t – In 2016.
Over the next two weeks the twitter-sphere and internet will be full of lists concerning 2016’s memorable moments, top ten’s and awkward regrets. Many people would wish that Brexit was not happening, […]
Cavemen With God On Their Side: Hope, Equality and The Politics of Change
Many years ago I worked in the North East of England and was lucky enough to have digs with a couple who were involved in the Disability Movement and who were incredible […]