Torcuil Crichton's Westminster blog
Friday, 14 September 2018
Katag MacLeod, Swordale, 1929 -2018
Katag MacLeod, Suardal Sometimes my father would lift a packet of sugar and remind us that the two pounds he held in his hand was...
Friday, 31 August 2018
Salmond's £80,000 warning to Sturgeon
From my Daily Record column Of course he has the money to pay for it. Court actions are for the rich and no one bothers the C...
Sunday, 26 August 2018
Runrig - the parting glass
From my Daily Record column So that was what Liam Clancy meant with “the parting glass”. When Malcolm Jones raised his guitar for t...
Friday, 20 July 2018
Holding on to the Trump rollercoaster
From my Daily Record column today The Westminster press corps at Chequers, the hat didn't help get me question AS ...
Friday, 13 July 2018
Dear Mr President - a letter to one island son, from another
Here's my Daily Record letter to Donald John, whose mother hails from the Isle of Lewis, as I do. Dear Mr President, Welcome...
Friday, 15 June 2018
SNP look to Parnell for Brexit delay tactics
The bust of Parnell, Irish Home Ruler, in Westminster There is a bronze bust of the Irish Home Rule campaigner Charles Stewart Parnell ...
Wednesday, 13 June 2018
He shoots, he scores... Blackford in Ally MacLeod land
My first World Cup report from Westminster, for the Daily Record The World Cup doesn’t start until today but already we’ve had a contro...
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