The morning after

I wake to disappointment. I had vacillated away from a “Yes” position to some extent in the days since I wrote that I favoured it, but I can’t help but be saddened by the result. Mainly I feel let down that my countryfolk didn’t grab hold of an opportunity when …

Waving

Despite my positive-seeming thoughts and comments over the last few days, I can’t help but feeling today that — to paraphrase, if not exactly quote, Hunter S Thompson — the wave has begun to break, if not roll back. And it’s all going to be so close that, whatever way …

Panic in Westminster

A guy could get an over-inflated sense of his own importance, you know. For months the polls have been suggesting that the Scottish referendum was going to go to the “No” side. Then I post [a broadly-in-favour piece](http://devilgate.org/blog/2014/09/05/oncoming-independence/), and [everything changes](http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2014/sep/07/scottish-independence-referendum-yes-lead). I mean, it’s obvious, isn’t it? There _must_ be …