Labour on a high

Hello there. Good news, I think. I have felt myself flagging a little bit in recent months while writing the weekly roundups. I always felt that this would be too much work for one person (especially when that person was me), even with the occasional help of guest editors. Ever since CuriousHamster (whose blog is […]

The PM ignoring the FM as he impresses in FMQs

Welcome to this week’s roundup! You will see that I have at last made the changes I promised. I won’t bang on and on about them here — to save space, I’ve done all that on my personal blog. Fingers crossed everything works. But should anything seem to have gone a bit funny, please contact […]

A bad night for democracy, but an historic night for politics

Welcome to the first roundup to be posted since the results of the election have come in. Inevitably, the aftermath of the election is the dominant topic. On the night itself, a variety of us were liveblogging events as they happened. The star of the night was undoubtedly Mr Eugenides, who clearly had a lot […]

SBR 29: Controversy, Camper Vans and re-living historical moments

Good morning! Richard here, your guest-editor for this Scottish Blogging Roundup. There’s lots been going on this week, what with manifesto launches, television interviews, nominations closing and voting cards going out (at least here in Glasgow). The blogging community has been picking apart these events with its usual gusto, and I’ve done my best to […]

SBR 28: The campaign heats up

Nominations close today and the parties are beginning to launch their manifestos. The campaign is now in full swing. Mr Eugenides is not convinced by Nicol Stephen’s promises. Are any of the Lib Dems’ policies negotiable? Let me save you some time, Nicol. They’re all negotiable, and your credibility is in the toilet anyway. Blogger […]

SBR 20: Xenophobes on one side, fearties on the other

Good morning, and welcome to this week’s roundup. Something I’ve noticed quite a lot recently is that a lot of big stories (particularly to do with the SNP) happen on a Sunday — after the roundup has been posted! This week was no different, and Jamie Stone’s X-word feels as though, in some ways, it […]