Graham of Anywhere

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I read something interesting the other day regarding devo-max and a solution to the West Lothian Question:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/nov/28/boundary-changes-devo-max-deal

The crucial…
Unfinished thoughts

Spain and Greece can no-longer afford to run normal services and their unemployed citizens can't afford to fend for themselves. Charities struggle to feed the hungry. Pharmacies'…
It's late and I want to sleep but I wanted to write something about the idea that we're each affected by the overall mood of the country -- the confidence level of a nation seeps down into the consciousness…
At the moment, I'm mainly stressed, and unfortunately, stress doesn't lend itself particularly well to creativity in my experience. Nonetheless, Robin and I have been talking about dealing with life, love…
It's been an interesting little period in my life.

A couple of weeks back, I broke up with my boyfriend, Wilson. It only lasted a few months. He was a really nice boy but it wasn't all that feasible.…
So, I'm not using the term "philanthropic infrastructure" in what appears to be the standard way. I'm not referring to networks or organisations designed to facilitate or aid philanthropy. I'm…
Now, I've long been convinced that the City of Edinburgh Council is run my muppets, but new evidence has come to light that show the Glasgow City Council are indeed no better. Somehow, as a result, my…
I still love this track.

I wish the world was flat like the old days
And I could travel just by folding the map
No more airplanes or speed trains or freeways
There'd be no distance that could hold…
The United Kingdom. Born 1707.

When I was young, I identified as Scottish. As I grew up, I increasingly identified as British too. British second, but British nonetheless. I think, as you grow older,…
Today we witnessed the latest in a long line of terrible decisions on the Edinburgh tram project. In an astoundingly short-sighted move, Labour and the Conservatives conspired to save their seats by voting…