POPPYCOCK?

POPPYCOCK? I have never been one for symbols or logos of any sort. However in my younger days I have bought and worn the remembrance poppy without giving it much thought, but recently that has changed and I now am acutely aware of the remembrance poppy and the way it is used and abused. REGIMENTED…

REFERENDUM REFLECTIONS

Referendum reflections Independence was something I was always going to vote for, but I wasn’t fired up by the prospect ; realising that I would probably be backing a loser and the people of Scotland would act out their “canny” stereotype and bottle it. But with 9 days to go the Yes camp took a…

Independence: Stick or Twist?

INDEPENDENCE: STICK OR TWIST? By instinct I am a nationalist and believe an independent Scotland would prosper. My conviction is borne out of my own experience of succeeding in business. I left school at 15 (with no qualifications) and worked for others in various capacities as a steelworker, but it was not until I was…

Celtic Graves J Quinn tribute

Being aware of the history of Celtic by having been involved with the Celtic Wiki for some years I had the great pleasure of attending my first Celtic Graves event on Saturday 16th August, 2014 at Kilsyth. Then the Celtic Graves paid tribute to the late great Jimmy Quinn tribute with Fergus McCann also being…