The name of this blog has been known to upset and offend – particularly those who have never heard of Trainspotting or Irvine Welsh.
Undoubtedly, it’s shite being Scottish is a provocative name for a blog, but it has to be understood in context. It has only ever been my intention to amuse, entertain and encourage, never deliberately to upset or offend.
So if you feel your hackles rising, please do not jump to conclusions or rush to judgement.
Read about the blog here and about why it is called it’s shite being Scottish here.
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I am not the only one evidently getting into trouble from idiots who believe that bits of the full content of the rant from which the name of this blog is taken is somehow offensive.
Continue reading “It’s (still) shite being Scottish”
At the time of writing, Wikipedia introduces its article thus:
Perfidious Albion is a pejorative phrase used within the context of international relations and diplomacy to refer to alleged acts of diplomatic sleights, duplicity, treachery and hence infidelity (with respect to perceived promises made to or alliances formed with other nation states) by monarchs or governments of the UK (or England prior to 1707) in their pursuit of self-interest.
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Inexorably, history moves on. The trick is to find a way of joining in, of being the change, participating rather than being swept along.
…. an addendum to mountains, messfam and mindfulness
I have come to the conclusion that Mindfulness is probably a bit of a misnomer.
But more of that later.
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