Just to record that today I voted for an independent Scotland. But whatever happens, whichever way the vote goes, it feels fantastic to be part of a free and fair vote on the future of our country – if only this was the case all over the world.
Click on the link to hear Barty sleeping soundly and so loudly that we were unable to hear the TV.
Here’s the comment I have just posted in the comments section:
Thanks George you have articulated why I’ll be voting for Independence. Communities across Scotland are already using the first Land Reform act to access the right to buy when estates and land come up for sale. Its an arduous process, but for many one which brings manifold benefits – look at Sleat, Northwest Mull, Kilfinan and even our community in Glendaruel. Once communities in Scotland had no chance of owning anything, surrounded as they were by the huge landowners you describe, now at least they have a chance. Independence is seen at a non-partisan level as the opportunity to drive forward the type of reforms Andy Wightman talks about, the sort of reforms which will never be fully available to us under the Union.
The article is here
The picture is a panorama of Stronafian Forest which the Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust bought in February 2013.
Sounds like the title of a great album, but it’s not, it’s just part of the daily round. A great part, waiting for the bus and talking about the yesterday, tomorrow, or even just what we’re hoping for today. And after the girls are picked up, me and the barkster will wend our way to work and the wooden shed, the first cup of tea and the Borders Biscuit club – well, I’ll have the drink – Barty may get a few crumbs if he’s lucky.
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