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David Torrance
Herald columnist, traveller, biographer & recent PhD graduate. Has a habit of playing 'games with random phrases' (Nicola Sturgeon); 'bozo' (Alex Salmond)
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David Torrance 6h
Replying to @parcelorogues
I said I was ‘reading’ the book, not finished it, and yes, I got taken in by the spoof excerpt, my bad.
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David Torrance 6h
I was being sarcastic! I was disputing that it wasn’t a ‘review’, which it isn’t, and I’ve admitted the mistake. I’m not sure why this warrants screen grabs and a discussion, but hey ho.
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David Torrance 6h
Asked about prospect of a second , FM says it’s not SNP’s position but “could well become” a difficult argument for UKGov to “resist”, especially if there’s a “no deal” Brexit scenario
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David Torrance 7h
It’s a fair cop, but don’t Bollox entries have to be about Scottish politics?
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David Torrance 7h
Oh you mean the time he bullied a student journalist into saying he’d mis-transcribed (three times) a quote? Gotta love that guy.
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David Torrance 7h
Oh is that what I wrote?
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David Torrance 7h
I thought I’d read it in an extended excerpt of Wolff’s book in New York Magazine, but it seems not. My bad.
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David Torrance 7h
It wasn’t a review, just a passing reference.
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David Torrance 7h
Oh. Oh! F***
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David Torrance 7h
Am I missing something?
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David Torrance 8h
Brexit Britain will have to get used to life as a ‘third country’ | Rafael Behr
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Scottish Review 16h
Caught by the cyclone: David Torrance's journal in :
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David Torrance 15h
Bomb cyclones and decaying subways - my diary of US adventures in public transport:
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David Torrance 22h
'It's all explosive': Michael Wolff on Donald Trump
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Esther Webber Jan 15
Interesting from on the difficulties of resigning as a Sinn Fein MP
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David Torrance Jan 15
My column on how the SNP’s worst habits in government appear to be afflicting the Civil Service in Scotland too:
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James McEnaney Jan 14
Timely stuff from who will of course now be denounced as a traitor: The anti-press bias of Scottish cyber-conspiracists is a threat to our democracy
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David Torrance Jan 13
Alex Massie rightly advocating more of what the Americans call “affirmative action” in Scotland’s universities:
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David Torrance Jan 12
Replying to @kevverage
And of course that single market and customs union was further expanded by the 1801 Union between GB and Ireland (later truncated)
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