Tag archive for ‘Alex Salmond’
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Alex Salmond Unleashed is back on the road

As he told me in New York, Alex Salmond is touring with his Unleashed show this week to both Dundee and Edinburgh when his guest will be Carla Ponsati former Catalonian minister. The other guest will be Professor More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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#NYCTW 2018 – A chance meeting with Scotland’s former First Minister

I walked into an Irish bar in Manhattan which is festooned with Saltires and who was sitting on a bar stool but….Alex Salmond.. The former First Minister is in the States with a production team and a film More...

By Alastair Stewart On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Lights, Camera, Salmond!

For “whom the gods would destroy they first make mad” said Prometheus, as he learned of Alex Salmond’s new RT-backed television show….  After more than twenty years it appears that Salmond’s More...

By John Knox On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Empty classrooms no more. Photo by Allison Meler I see them every morning “creeping like a snail unwillingly to school”. They’re back. The new term began this week for Scotland’s 700,000 school pupils. Some More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Alex Salmond Unleashed

Not many of the other performers at the Fringe have the career backdrop of having been the leader of a country of around 5 million people, but Alex Salmond has lightly thrown that well-worn cloak over his shoulder. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Alex Salmond Unleashed – another night added

Just as we are recovering from the press conference that Alex Salmond held this morning and editing our video, we have heard that his debut Fringe show has been extended (for the second time) to include another More...

By John Knox On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Take down your posters and think again. She’s been sent home to think again…..Theresa May about Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon about a second independence referendum.  And, in a way, we’ve all been forced to think More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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Alex Salmond to deliver inaugural Thomas Muir Memorial Lecture

‘We have achieved a great duty in these critical times…we have been the first to revive the spirit of our country and give it a national existence’ (Thomas Muir, 1798) ‘We unite behind a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Letter from Scotland

Forty years ago the new Longannet power station was a big story for me.  I was an apprentice journalist on the Alloa Advertiser and the great white chimney stacks marked the eastern edge of our territory.  Long-gannet More...

By John Knox On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Letter from Scotland

Christmas perspective, from the Mound, Edinburgh “At this time of the rolling year I suffer most,” says the ghost in Dickens’ ‘Christmas Carol’ as he compares the world around him with the kinder, gentler More...