Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Off on my travels

Good morning from the beating heart of the Evil Empire, aka Victoria Station in central London.  God, it's grim here, and there are Tory voters everywhere.  I should really sit a few of them down and demand that they explain themselves to the readers of Scot Goes Pop.

So I just thought I'd better let you know that, barring mishaps at the Take Back Control Brexit Means Brexit border, I'll be on the continent until the start of October.  I know that blogging has already been light for the last few weeks - I've had the most manic summer/early autumn I can remember in a long time.  That culminated, as you may know, in me camping myself at the Emirates Arena for all three days of the Davis Cup semi-final, where I did my civic duty and interrupted the Union Jack Fest by waving my £2 saltire at strategic Murray Moments.  It certainly wasn't an attempt to get on TV - as we all know, saltires are camera-repellents in designated Brit Zones, but I did feel it was important to give Simon Reed a visual clue by which he could identify me as an "English supporter".

Anyway, by the wonders of modern technology, it's possible to blog on the go, so although blogging will probably continue to be light over the next couple of weeks, it hopefully won't be non-existent.  If a Scottish poll appears and I haven't said anything about it for 48 hours, you can safely conclude that I've dropped my phone in the sea (as I've done before).

44 comments:

  1. Leaving the country is the easy part...re-entering is where the difficulty can arise!

    And I speak with experience. Enjoy your holiday :)

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  2. Excellent work at the Emirates James... have a good trip.

    Simon Reed is an idiot. He's always dissing my other favourite player so I'm good with the put downs for him

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  3. Sound people live in central London (well, mostly. Maybe not Kensington & Chelsea). It's the outer suburbs which elected Boris.

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    1. I'm not sure it's the residents who pass through Victoria station. Anyway, I'm in Lambeth now and feeling calmer.

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    2. I have a vision of you singing out lustily, 'Doing The Lambeth Walk' with a faux Cockney accent & dancing down the street in a Pearly King outfit like Tommy Steele or Dick van Dyke.

      Fegs, is this me proving the SNP to be terribly parochial, according to Quentin Letts on BBCQT?

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  4. Passe de bonnes vacances, buenas vacaciones, schöne Ferien, etc...

    Photos?

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  5. A new Survation poll to ponder..

    http://survation.com/two-years-independence-referendum-scotland-still-vote-no/

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    1. Big swing to unionism in that poll, NO now ahead by 6 points. I think James chose the right moment to go on holiday.

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    2. What an idiotic statement Aldi. All like-for-like polls prior to 18\09\14 can be used to measure a trend in projected voter preference. Since we had an ACTUAL expression of preference on said date, all like-for-like polls work from that new evidence-based baseline. In that respect this Survation poll marks a significant increase in preference for self-govt; despite the best politicised attempts by the selected Survation spokespersons to downplay the very, very gradual upward shift towards normalisation of nation-statehood. In fact since polling began in earnest in 2012 we have seen nothing but an inexorable shift towards Scots wanting to repatriate power from Westminster to Edinburgh. The real question is why are you happy for your country to be forever RULED (not governed) by privileged Home County and Eton Tories?

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    3. Glasgow Working Class 2September 20, 2016 at 9:48 PM

      You Nat sis cannot even recognise that some of your fash lot want nothing to do with the corrupt Herman Frog EU Capitalist dictatorship.

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    4. The troll calls scottish people "jocks", advocates arming Leave campaigners, claimed Jo Cox's husband was a fascist, uses racial and ethnic slurs, pretends to be Labour (badly) while espousing far-right racist hate-speech, praises Theresa May and the tories and displays a perverted poisonous obsession with Scotland's First Minister & her predecessor

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  6. Pretty much in line with the rest, 47-48% (I reckon Yougov could be a tad low due to 16-17 year old omission). What a terrific position to be in 2 years after the vote with all the dire warnings of economic gloom, the upshot of Brexit yet to materialise and the new indy campaign not yet underway. Would it be nice to be ahead? Of course! But right now this'll do me fine. ;)

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  7. Glasgow Working Class 2September 20, 2016 at 9:29 PM

    James I am over in Waterloo near the rail Stn and not one Nat si or Ukiper doing any fash flag waving. People getting with their lives. Cheers, Hic. Geez merr drink.

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    1. Danger, gwc2 the Britnat si on the loose after his carer gave up and joined the SNP!

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    2. The sockpuppet calls scottish people "jocks", advocates the creation of armed militias in every workplace, claimed Jo Cox's husband was a fascist, uses racial and ethnic slurs, pretends to be Labour (badly) while espousing far-right racist hate-speech, praises Theresa May and the tories and displays a perverted poisonous obsession with Scotland's First Minister & her predecessor

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    3. Glasgow Working Class 2September 21, 2016 at 8:31 AM

      The Anons are a danger to themselves except the Tory bhoy Aldo who seems to be a sensible British fellow.

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    4. Take care, Aldi, with friends like GWC2.......etc

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    5. "Tory bhoy"

      This made me laugh. I am, of course, a Celtic supporter - a conservative supporting, unionist Celtic supporter.

      I wonder how many there are out there? I have a feeling I may be in a category of one!

      Aldo

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    6. Possibly but I know your antithesis, a Greens voting, Yesser whos a lifelong season ticket holder at Ibrox LOL

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  8. Glasgow Working Class 2September 21, 2016 at 8:39 AM

    It really is uncanny but wee Knickerless is looking like Maggie Badface as each day passes. Same hair same handbag same Tory policies and who makes her tops with the padded shodders! Just a wee Joe 90 puppet being strung along.

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    1. The sockpuppet calls scottish people "jocks", advocates the creation of armed militias in every workplace, claimed Jo Cox's husband was a fascist, uses racial and ethnic slurs, pretends to be Labour (badly) while espousing far-right racist hate-speech, praises Theresa May and the tories and displays a perverted poisonous obsession with Scotland's First Minister & her predecessor

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  9. Glasgow working Britnat si, has escaped again. When will his carers locate and sedate him??

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    1. Glasgow Working Class 2September 21, 2016 at 9:27 PM

      Nae hard done tae stories fae ra Nat sis today! Whits wrang?

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    2. The sockpuppet calls scottish people "jocks", advocates the creation of armed militias in every workplace, claimed Jo Cox's husband was a fascist, uses racial and ethnic slurs, pretends to be Labour (badly) while espousing far-right racist hate-speech, praises Theresa May and the tories and displays a perverted poisonous obsession with Scotland's First Minister & her predecessor

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  10. Enjoy your break James. Late september is really one of the best times of the year for a continental holiday.
    Make the most of it during this phoney war interlude because if brexit goes ahead you may need to pay for a travel visa next time!! We are all looking forward to pics and postcards!!!

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    1. Glasgow Working Class 2September 21, 2016 at 11:26 PM

      It may be a visa to enter England you idiot.

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    2. The sockpuppet calls scottish people "jocks", advocates the creation of armed militias in every workplace, claimed Jo Cox's husband was a fascist, uses racial and ethnic slurs, pretends to be Labour (badly) while espousing far-right racist hate-speech, praises Theresa May and the tories and displays a perverted poisonous obsession with Scotland's First Minister & her predecessor

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    3. Aww you mean it'll be harder to come and visit you "Jock"?

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    4. Britons 'may need visas to travel through Europe'British citizens may have to apply for visas to travel to Europe after the UK leaves the EU, under plans being considered by officials.
      http://news.sky.com/story/britons-may-need-visas-to-travel-through-europe-10571854

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  11. GWC2. I just wanted to say, you are the epitome of someone with a Horst Wessel, designer SS black uniformed, Britnat Uber Alles, wankfest fixation. Now fuck off in your Totenkopf cap and practice your leder hosen clad ersatz seig heils in private. Mind and make sure you have an industrial supply of mann sized tissues, although in your case, Im sure a page of der sturmer will suffice, you inadequate prick.

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    1. Glasgow Working Class 2September 21, 2016 at 10:55 PM

      You were looking in the mirror Nat si. A self discriptive.

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    2. Fantastic repartee there from our very own Britnat si, don't you think? (Good at spelling, too,except for his final word!!).

      Britnat sis are renowned for such things of course!!

      "Nurse"......

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    3. Glasgow Working Class 2September 21, 2016 at 11:29 PM

      Unionist you Nat si prick.

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    4. "Only fools get offended by words." The sockpuppet posted these words three days ago. The sockpuppet seems pretty offended at being called a "Britnat si." Draw your own conclusions.

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    5. Glasgow Working Class 2September 22, 2016 at 8:45 AM

      .Just correcting you ok Nat si windbag.

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    6. Did that hurt, dearie? Going to cry?
      Here's a reminder of some of the sockpuppet's greatest hits:

      The sockpuppet calls scottish people "jocks", advocates the creation of armed militias in every workplace, claimed Jo Cox's husband was a fascist, uses racial and ethnic slurs, pretends to be Labour (badly) while espousing far-right racist hate-speech, praises Theresa May and the tories and displays a perverted poisonous obsession with Scotland's First Minister & her predecessor

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  12. Oh dear, is the Britnat si (gwc2) offended by the use of Britnat si? I really do hope so!

    For as long as he uses the childish "Nat si" then we should endeavour to refer to him as a Britnat si - seems only fair?

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    1. Glasgow Working Class 2September 22, 2016 at 9:08 AM

      You can call me Susan Nat si Bhoy.

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    2. Naw, I much prefer your real title - Britnat si - just suits you. Does your carer approve of it?

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    3. How about "Britnat si Bhoy" - would that be better?

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    4. Just a Britnat. They don't like the truth. They know deep down that they represent the more intolerant, racist, inward looking side of nationalism. They are full of hatred, as can be evidenced by the need to crouch in the long grass on a pro indy site, waiting to spew its poison at any given opportunity. It's time to call them all out. Unionists no more. Unions are very positive things. We're definitely stronger together in true unions whether in the workplace, marriage or even the deeply flawed EU, but this dictatorship from Westminster that they call a union is floundering like a wasp waiting to issue its last sting, just like our britnat friend here.

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    5. I never read the resident Britnat si, my eyes just glide over it's repetitive rambling, once I clock whose posting. It's so poisonous though that I am glad he/she/it/they carry on in this manner, as it must put people off the unionist argument. After all, who would want to be on the same side as this clearly unhinged poster?

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  13. After the EU referendum, I noticed many Leavers saying "At last we have our independence".

    So they are saying exactly what Scots are saying (and Rennie wants them to get another referendum on Leaving) - but Scots cannot have one!

    Oh the irony.

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