From the daily archives:

Friday, April 19, 2013

Scottish Independence – Whit’s Nae Tae Like?

April 19, 2013

I have always considered myself to be both Scottish and British, and I have been a lifelong supporter of the union, but I now officially announce my support for Scottish Independence. If I lived in Scotland, I would vote YES to Scottish independence at the referendum on 18th September 2014. My cathartic u-turn is based […]

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#673: 2007, Arcade Fire, Intervention

April 19, 2013

I think I’m right in saying that this is the first Arcade Fire song – which after nearly 700 songs, is a surprise. This song comes from their second album, Neon Bible and it’s a massive, massive song.To record the song the band bought a church and transformed it into a recording studio. The religious […]

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The Terminal Decline of the Criminal Bar: 9 Months to Live

April 19, 2013

I hope that none of the people who read this blog ever seek my professional services, because if you do, it means that you are either the victim of a crime or charged with a crime. Now, I’m not going to make any bloated claims about how great I am as a criminal barrister, but, […]

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