Godwin’s Law applies to the offline world as well

Hello there! Sorry I haven’t made the promised changes. I can’t get out of the annoying habit of being busy I’m afraid. Still, this week’s roundup is here as scheduled. Many will remember Jamie Stone’s comment during the election campaign, suggesting that nationalists were xenophobic. Labour MP Anne Moffat has gone a whole step further, […]

Coalition talks, Presiding Officers and spoilt ballots (again)

Hello! So you can see, I decided to go with a Wednesday update after all. Plenty has happened since the last roundup, and you bet the bloggers have been talking about it. The big story is of course coalition negotiations and who will become First Minister. The Lib Dems have caused a stink by refusing […]

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 […]

Are social networks where the real conversations are happening?

You might have guessed that I am quite a big fan of blogging. As such, I often forget that the blogosphere isn’t the only place where people might be having an interesting discussion. The past few years have seen the incredible rise of social networking sites like MySpace, Bebo and Facebook. Undoubtedly, such websites these […]

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 21: Tory infighting, Labour disarray

Hello there! Garry seems to have gone MIA. All is quiet on his own blog as well, so I guess he is busy. So I’m afraid I’m doing this week’s roundup again. Don’t worry, I’ll take a break for a few weeks after that… It seems as though there was no big overriding theme this […]