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About homerlindsay

I am a retired systems analyst. I love travelling with my wife and 2 Yorkies in our motorhome around the UK and Europe. I am interested in people, politics and photography. In retirement I am interested in helping hard-working and focused people to build an online business.

Thinking about the Election


Hi. I have been quiet since the Scottish Referendum in 2014 but there is much in this year’s Holyrood Election that concerns me and about the way Scotland has been governed in the past five years. So, I am considering … Continue reading

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Scotland will enjoy greater powers when we stay secure within the United Kingdom


The nationalists will tell you it is all Westminster lies but ask yourself why, with a general election due next May, the mainstream parties would each commit to including the promise  of greater powers for the Scottish Parliament in their manifestos. The … Continue reading

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Better we vote NO now, than be told taxes must increase when the wheels fall off an Independent Scotland


I see many comments to posts on social media that the referendum is not about the SNP, or Alex Salmond or Nicola Sturgeon. That’s perfectly true but many voters are swayed by their promises of huge wealth, lower taxes, greater childcare, … Continue reading

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Getting the government we vote for say @AlexSalmond @NicolaSturgeon : #indyref 


@AlexSalmond, @NicolaSturgeon and the nationalists are always telling us we won’t get the government we vote for unless we vote yes. People should not be taken in by this as it is patently absurd! In an independent Scotland we will have free … Continue reading

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A Must read for wavering and undecided Referendum voters #indyref


Duncan Stephen explains why he will be voting no thanks with this comprehensive & brilliant analysis. I recommend everyone should read the full article [link below], especially if you are wavering or still undecided. Under the following headings, Duncan asserts: … Continue reading

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Scotland and the EU


It will take years for an Independent Scotland to qualify for EU membership. Professor Adam Tomkins outlines the legal situation and quantifies some of the costs that will be incurred on its way to membership. Scotland and the EU.

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‘Scottish Referendum: Countdown to a decision that will last for ever!’ [The Telegraph] #indyref


It needn’t be that way, of course. Voting to stay within the UK would, hopefully, be forever; but it does give the possibility in a generation or two for the question to be raised again. Voting for independence on the … Continue reading

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