ALL TOO QUICKLY FORGOTTEN, A LIFESAVING SUCCESS. AND BY FAR THE BIGGEST LIE THAT’S BEEN TOLD THROUGHOUT THE COVID SAGA

by Colin Campbell ON Sunday night a normally routine update call to a very close relative in the south assumed a very specific focus, when he told me that his wife had just tested positive for covid. There was a time when that news would have sent a jolt right through me, and he’d have been worried sick. But no longer. It was unwelcome news, … Continue reading ALL TOO QUICKLY FORGOTTEN, A LIFESAVING SUCCESS. AND BY FAR THE BIGGEST LIE THAT’S BEEN TOLD THROUGHOUT THE COVID SAGA

Hendry interviews Forbes: that could be an independence fantasy-fest worth listening to

by Colin Campbell INVERNESS MP Drew Hendry is to interview Scottish Finance Secretary Kate Forbes in his next podcast. That could be an independence fantasy-fest worth listening to. The only reason I publicise these podcasts of which Hendry is so inordinately proud is because anyone listening to them would be put off independence for life, given that they are fact-free zones of wishful thinking, dubious … Continue reading Hendry interviews Forbes: that could be an independence fantasy-fest worth listening to

Salmond wants to exploit Tory turmoil for independence NOW. Nats know all about exploitation

by Colin Campbell ALEX Salmond, founder of the ultra extremist Alba Party, says the problems surrounding Boris Johnson should be “exploited” to strike out for independence. This tainted old relic may be at daggers drawn with Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP, seeing them as not being extremist enough, but they all know plenty about exploitation. There are 18th century slave traders with cleaner records. They … Continue reading Salmond wants to exploit Tory turmoil for independence NOW. Nats know all about exploitation

Glasgow acts on obscene graffiti in TWO DAYS. Riverside ‘showpiece’ a disgrace for weeks on end

by Colin Campbell WHICH city has a bigger problem with graffiti strewn across it, ugly, offensive and in some cases obscene? Inverness or Glasgow? I don’t think you’d need to be an expert in the sociology of mindless vandalism to come up with the answer to that question. When a large, particularly obscene depiction was imprinted on the Ness riverside Gathering Place in mid December … Continue reading Glasgow acts on obscene graffiti in TWO DAYS. Riverside ‘showpiece’ a disgrace for weeks on end

Is pariah prince still Earl of Inverness? City scribe’s savage attack on odious Andrew

by Colin Campbell LAST night we received an email to the effect that the obscene graffiti of a giant male sex organ we highlighted on the Gathering Place which has been an appalling blight on the riverside has now been cleaned up. And not before time. This depiction has been left there untouched for over a month. The council said the work could not be … Continue reading Is pariah prince still Earl of Inverness? City scribe’s savage attack on odious Andrew

Johnson may be forced out but Scotland’s national embarrassment is here to stay

by Colin Campbell BORIS Johnson may or may not be be forced to quit over the “partygate” hullabaloo. But one thing is certain. Scotland’s very own national embarrassment at Westminster is there to stay. Yesterday as the PM was at his lowest ebb, Ian Blackford tried a different approach to his normal puce faced blustering at PMQ’s. The Ross MP and SNP leader at Westminster … Continue reading Johnson may be forced out but Scotland’s national embarrassment is here to stay

Exactly a year ago Sturgeon was at the peak of her dictatorial powers. Now she looks feeble and lost

by Colin Campbell NICOLA Sturgeon said this week in an interview that she would do “everything within my power” to hold another independence referendum in 2023. Well it’s not in her power, without section 30 permission from Westminster. So where do she and her nationalist devotees go from here? The change in tone from her notorious declaration at the height of the pandemic on the … Continue reading Exactly a year ago Sturgeon was at the peak of her dictatorial powers. Now she looks feeble and lost

Covid patients in Highlands in ICU for first time in five months. Public still denied crucial information on how many in hospital are non vaccinated

by Colin Campbell SIX people in the Highlands are in intensive care with coronavirus according to the latest figures released, the first time the unit has been needed for covid sufferers in five months. On January 5, 6 and 7 the number in ICU was five, six, and six respectively. The last time covid patients were in ICU was in early August. Before that it … Continue reading Covid patients in Highlands in ICU for first time in five months. Public still denied crucial information on how many in hospital are non vaccinated

Podcast King offers up a host of reasons why people should recoil from independence

by Colin Campbell I’VE referred several times to a series of podcasts produced by Inverness MP Drew Hendry in which he talks to other independence supporters about the bountiful advantages of “freedom”. That may seem an odd thing to do – publicising the views of an SNP wrecker who, ostensibly at least, wants to drag Scotland into further division, conflict, and potentially chaos and ruination. … Continue reading Podcast King offers up a host of reasons why people should recoil from independence

High hopes of ‘January surge’ at Inverness Leisure as darkest days fade behind us

by Colin Campbell THE Inverness leisure centre reopened on Wednesday with a new wave of inductions, with newcomers and existing members being given guidance on how to use the superb range of new equipment now installed in the extended gym. Does this herald a typical January “surge” in activity after the festive period of merriment, indulgence and in many cases fattening up? Let’s hope so. … Continue reading High hopes of ‘January surge’ at Inverness Leisure as darkest days fade behind us