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David Torrance
Herald columnist, traveller, cyclist & biographer. Has a habit of playing 'games with random phrases' (Nicola Sturgeon); 'bozo' (Alex Salmond)
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David Torrance 24h
Replying to @PeterKGeoghegan
I didn't know about that!
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David Torrance Sep 19
I dunno, Theresa May isn't adding to it at present, whereas before Alex Salmond was. And he was FM at the time; such a lead has an impact.
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David Torrance Sep 19
Replying to @PeterKGeoghegan
There was quite a lot of that about between 2011-14 (and indeed since then) in Scotland
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David Torrance Sep 19
Replying to @oldnorthroad
Not the article itself? Might have been worth making that clear in your tweet. I also didn't realise 'Yoon' had entered into academic use...
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David Torrance Sep 19
Replying to @oldnorthroad
Are you a real academic? If you read beyond the headline (which I didn't write), you'll see the piece isn't about stopping the SNP...
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J.K. Rowling Sep 18
Replying to @jk_rowling
'All nationalists have the power of not seeing resemblances between similar sets of facts.'
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J.K. Rowling Sep 18
Replying to @jk_rowling
Watching Brexiteers who opposed Scottish independence now duplicating every play in the Yessers' book just proves Orwell right, yet again.
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J.K. Rowling Sep 18
'BBC's biased.' 'Stop scaremongering.' 'They need us more.' 'We'll be rich.' 'Stop talking the country down.' 'It's our side, or a traitor.'
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Jim Gallagher Sep 18
I've been crunching the numbers on Scotland's public spending since 2006. . List of surprises follows...
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David Torrance Sep 18
My column on 's leadership contest & why I reckon is the best bet:
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James Kirkup Sep 16
Me, with some sadness, on my former colleague, Boris Johnson:
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David Torrance Sep 17
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David Torrance Sep 17
Replying to @PolhomeEditor
I actually thanked a London bus driver yesterday, as did others on board
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David Torrance Sep 15
Brian Wilson: Holyrood will get more powers, but how will they be used?
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David Torrance Sep 15
Replying to @GUTories
Have just DMd you
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David Torrance Sep 15
Replying to @PeterKGeoghegan
In the context of 70s devo/Indy debates
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David Torrance Sep 15
Replying to @PeterKGeoghegan
Way older than that, was much discussed in the 1970s!
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David Torrance Sep 14
Replying to @grantlauchlan
Have just sent you a message
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David Torrance Sep 13
Brexit’s Irish Question via
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David Torrance Sep 13
Belgrade’s Modernist Masterpieces, Mapped
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