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Russell Bruce

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Bang! Bang! you’re deid

By Russell Bruce “That was nae fair, getting big Jenny tae tuck her skirt intae her knickers jist as you went sneaking roun ma back....

Homage to Catalonia

By Peter Rowberry My wife Susan and I moved to Scotland just over a year ago. We knew we would get good value for money...

To catch a mackerel, inshore east coast fishermen gain permanent 1000...

By Russell Bruce In the last article on fishing I covered an overview of the industry, the diversity of boat types and sizes. Different parts...

Caw canny with the jungle drums

By Russell Bruce I remember my dad joking, if there was a couple you did not like then give their kid a drum. I’m sure...

The Tories have just swallowed fishermen whole and spat them out

By Russell Bruce Coastal communities are being exploited by a band of hard Brexiteers who care nothing about the future of fishermen and the media...

Scotland your Scotland

by Alec Ross "The vanity of each generation", writes the brilliant Andrew O' Hagan in his essay 'Scotland Your Scotland', "is to believe that we...

Sound bites and carrots

By Alec Ross These are the meaningless, vacuous, lazy, mendacious, cynical and intellectually pessimistic sound bites that have largely replaced sensible discourse and now dominate...

We are back online

By Russell Bruce The Newsnet website has been down for a few days and we apologise for our temporary absence. A plug-in was causing a...

Brexit impact expectations: only in a darkened room

By Alec Ross “Scotland small? Our multiform, our infinite Scotland small?” Hugh McDiarmid Better Together. Family of Nations. Valued, equal partners in this most precious of unions,...

The drive to tackle the injustice facing Britain’s ‘WASPI ladies’

By Clair Ramage I am sometimes asked why did you stand as a councillor? The answer can be very simple, “Because I was asked to”....