“Someone lays flowers there every year,” my friend John said. “It’s just around the corner from where we live.” He was talking about the William Wallace Memorial at West Smithfield in central London. Isn’t it remarkable that the mention of the name ‘William Wallace’ still evokes a response among our southern neighbours? A similar floral tributeContinue reading “Patriots and Traitors”
“She’s a control freak,” said my friend at the local sports club, while we were chatting at a change of ends. His actual phrase was, “Hun er magtfuldkommen” – essentially, a person who desires total control and who wants all political power. He went on to say that those around her are “given the blame forContinue reading “Rigsret – the Rule of Law”
Iain Lawson and Alex Neil discuss the announcement of a second Scottish independence referendum to be held on 19 October 2023.
A decorated open lorry has arrived at the main square in our neighbouring town. On board is an entire class of raucous ‘Third G’ students. Their lorry is adorned with handwritten signs on sheets (not all polite), and equipped with a DJ, a loud sound system, and crates of beer. Today is a moment ofContinue reading “Scotland Expects”
It’s an early morning departure on the ForSea ferry, ‘Hamlet’. Up on deck, there’s a fine view of the entire Helsingoer harbour which, unlike most key Scottish ports, is fully owned by the local council. The sea air is lovely, all the more enjoyable due to the distinct lack of diesel fumes on board. It’s also unusually quiet forContinue reading “Thoughts from Abroad”
Veteran Scottish politician and independence campaigner, Jim Sillars, in conversation with Iain Lawson of #YoursForScotland
If you exit Copenhagen’s main railway station, and watch the tourists, you’ll see that most turn to the right. If you follow the crowd, you’ll immediately find yourself at the main entrance to Tivoli Gardens. Keep going and you’ll arrive at the large open square in front of the impressive city chambers. Most tourists thenContinue reading “Left Or Right?”
IndyScotNews Claim of Right Special with Professor Alf Baird and Iain Lawson
Eva is a Canadian citizen who has reported from Gaza, Syria, and most recently the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine.
This interview deals mainly with the recently-released two-part documentary on Michael Collins, but touches on present day politics in both Ireland and Scotland. “Paddy has performed his sold-out historical entertainments all over Ireland and beyond. His latest projects are online documentaries on Wolfe Tone and Michael Collins. “Paddy is a multi-platform entertainer, MC, Speaker andContinue reading “Interview with Paddy Cullivan”