“I think this is the first time in history that the Westminster parliament has had to justify it’s existence. They’ve never had to actually make the case to the people of anywhere in the British Isles before that this is why we deserve to be your parliament, and they’ve really exposed themselves as being completely clueless.”
Our conversation took in why he loves the No campaign, why he enjoyed Douglas Alexander being made to look like Jesus, and why languages are important, particularly in terms of cultural memory.
We also spoke about the inspiration for the blog, how he found Scotland changed after a long time away and why he has been a supporter of Scottish Independence since he was a teenager.
Apologies for the sound quality not being quite as good as usual, I’ve tried to patch it up as well as possible.
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