Author: Steve

I’m Steve and live in a village called Alford ( home of Emeli Sande & birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus cow ) in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I currently work in the IT industry as: IT Productivity Coach ( they say ) Service Delivery ( they say ) Desktop Support ( they say ) IT Ninja ( I say ) I just want to share my ideas, findings and general reflections with whoever wants to listen.

Guest Post – Scotland’s Eve

Steve:

I respect this opinion. I think a lot of people are forgetting it is peoples right to have different opinions from our own. It’s some instances it’s been a case of let’s see who can shout the loudest. Once the dust is settled whether we speak to our neighbours or not, we still have to live under the same roof!

Originally posted on HarsH ReaLiTy:

I feel physically sick tonight.

My stomach is doing somersaults and my heart is racing.

I can’t eat.

It’s the eve of the Scottish Referendum.

Tomorrow I will go to the polls along with my fellow countrymen to cast a vote that will determine whether Scotland stays within the 307 year union of the United Kingdom or declares its wish for independence.

For me there is no doubt in my mind that a vote for independence is the right thing for Scotland.

And, perhaps, more importantly, the right thing for the rest of the world.

A rather grand claim, some may say. And yes, I quite understand the doubts that billions of people would have in imagining that a nation of just over 5,000,000 people could have any great impact on the rest of the world.

What possible benefit could the rest of humanity gain by Scotland declaring itself as…

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Scottish Referendum – Don Charisma’s Opinion

Steve:

Thanks Don! Great to hear an outsiders opinion/views on the Scottish referendum. Oh and Don, don’t knock the skirts until you’ve worn one and feel the breeze about you balls ;)

Originally posted on Don Charisma:

Scotland, it’s the most northerly part of the UK. It’s beautifully mountainous and quite desolate in places, in contrast to built-up places like Edinburgh, which is a great buzzing metropolitan capital city. Worth a visit if you ever get the chance.

On 18-Sep-2014 the scots are voting whether to go for an independent Scotland, that is, separate from the UK or whether to remain part of the UK. A “YES” or “NO” to an independent Scotland. It’s also been brewing for hundreds of years.

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This is not an event to be taken lightly, it’s a historic event, it’s outcome will have a big impact on the UK one way or another. A “YES” vote to Scotland breaking away from the UK, would have the biggest impact.

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The pound dropped considerably on the news that the Scots might actually vote “YES”. Which has been speculated to be because the UK would lose the income from north sea…

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United We Stand: 10 Things I Love About My Country #8: Actors…

Steve:

Arguments between yes and no supporters for independence is reaching new levels. Take a few minutes and have a laugh…

Originally posted on Steve Says...:

scotland_640As its reaching the climax to the Vote For Independence campaign in Scotland I’ve teamed up with Suzie81 Speaks and Crazy Pie Lady to compile a list of 10 things we love about our own country. They love England and America (for some reason) and I love Scotland. Politics aside, let’s enjoy our country!

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United We Stand: 10 Things I Love About My Country #7: Customs…

Steve:

One day to go until the biggest vote of my lifetime…

Originally posted on Steve Says...:

scotland_640As its coming closer to the Vote For Independence campaign in Scotland I’ve teamed up with Suzie81 Speaks and Crazy Pie Lady to compile a list of 10 things we love about our own country. They love England and America (for some reason) and I love Scotland. Politics aside, let’s enjoy our country!

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United We Stand: 10 Things I Love About My Country #6 Language…

Steve:

Things really are getting tense in Scotland. Let me lighten the mood a little…

Originally posted on Steve Says...:

scotland_640As it’s coming closer to the Vote For Independence campaign in Scotland I’ve teamed up with Suzie81 Speaks and Crazy Pie Lady to compile a list of 10 things we love about our own country. They love England and America (for some reason) and I love Scotland. Politics aside, let’s enjoy our country!

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Are You Voting Aye Or Building Another Wall..?

Unless you have been on another planet for the past month you will know that Scotland will vote in the referendum for independence on Thursday. I’ll leave the politics to the people who know what they are talking about but what if I was to decide which way I vote based on songs created by supporters of each campaign..? (more…)