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Don’t you think she looks tired?

Posted on January 29, 2023 by

It’s been a rough old week for the First Minister.

And next week’s not looking much better.

Because Nicola Sturgeon’s incredible arrogant hubris over the Gender Recognition Reform bill has finally achieved what feminists have been trying to do for years – push the toxic issue of gender right to the front of the media and into the faces of the public.

And having just created a massive trainwreck over the Adam Graham/Isla Bryson affair, it’s nothing short of jaw-dropping that the SNP’s response is to walk right into a burning skip fire.

Readers, we’d like to introduce you to Tiffany Scott. We urge you to read all of the below, and not solely to marvel at the poor confused Daily Record hack’s desperate hit-and-miss struggle to keep up with the pronouns.

(They’d clearly just given up completely by the last sentence.)

Because just one day after being forced to hurriedly remove the double rapist Adam Graham from the women’s prison at Cornton Vale, the Scottish Prison Service – which is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government and follows its policy guidelines – has astonishingly decided that Scott belongs with women prisoners too.

When trying to explain the gender issue to normal people who pay little attention to politics, the biggest problem faced by “gender-critical” activists (including this site) is the need to constantly dial down the reality and tell people about the mildest aspects first, because if you drop them straight in with the serious stuff they think you’re insane.

“Don’t be ridiculous, of course our government wouldn’t lock up traumatised, non-violent female prisoners with psychopathic rapist men”, they say, quite understandably, because the whole idea is so obviously and utterly deranged. But thanks to the SNP, now it’s in all the papers and on the teatime news bulletins and you don’t sound like a tinfoil-hatted conspiracy theorist when you tell people about it.

Because of Sturgeon’s obsessive determination to push the GRR through against the overwhelming wishes of the Scottish public, attention has also been drawn to cases like that of Katie Dolatowski, the 6’5″ paedophile who incredibly was recently moved to Cornton Vale because he was too violent for the male prison at Polmont.

Even more astonishingly, Dolatowski is now at liberty, because the Scottish judicial system under Cabinet Secretary Keith Brown appears to have simply thrown up its hands and decided it can’t contain him, and that what’s instead required is to “[build his] motivation and capacity for positive change”.

The media has also highlighted the case of Sophie Eastwood, a transgender murderer who identifies as a little girl and demands that prison guards hold his hand when he’s outside his cell.

(Remarkably, Eastwood actually isn’t currently in a women’s prison but has been held in Cornton Vale in the past.)

Yet still the First Minister and her Scottish Government cling doggedly to their mantra that “trans women are women” and that we must simply take the word of anyone who declares themselves to be the opposite sex. Because surely killers and rapists and paedos and stalkers wouldn’t lie, would they?

Every concession, such as the case of Adam Graham, has to be painstakingly dragged from them individually. Yet if even ONE person isn’t to be granted unquestioned self-identification, the entire premise underpinning the concept instantly crumbles to dust.

A policy that “everyone is whoever they say they are, unless they’re bad people in which case they might not be and we’ll fob it off to someone else to decide on a case-by-case basis” is self-evidently nonsensical. If you’re conceding that gatekeeping is sometimes required, then by definition it’s ALWAYS required, because otherwise how do you know when it’s required and when it isn’t?

Unless, of course, your position is “We’ll just wait until they rape someone. That’s probably a bit of a giveaway that we might need to check they’re not a wrong’un, and the unlucky victims are a price worth paying for us to score some Stonewall Points and burnish Nicola’s reputation as a trans hero”.

(Of course, such an outcome is fairly inevitable if you hand over the control of your legislative agenda to extremely dodgy pressure groups like the Scottish Government-funded Scottish Trans Alliance, who’ve been given £850,000 of your money since 2017 in order to push for the housing of male sex offenders in women’s prisons, consciously and deliberately chosen in order to create a Trojan Horse for allowing men to invade all women’s other single-sex spaces.)

Wrestling with that blatantly obvious contradiction looks like it might, finally, be keeping Nicola Sturgeon awake at night. Perhaps it’s time she, too, considered whether she has enough left in the tank.

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  1. Heather McLean says:

    Not as tired as we are of her!
    I’m reminded of the Roald Dahl children’s book The Twits where he says “ If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it.”
    The ugliness is surely shining out of Sturgeons face these days.

  2. SusanAHF says:

    What a mess the scotgov are in, words fail me

  3. Shauny Boy says:

    These stories are finally all over the papers, the TV and the internet, and I think it’s in no small part down to the efforts of the Rev. Thanks for not letting this madness go unreported, even if it has made you look like a “crazy conspiracy theorist” to those who weren’t paying attention.

  4. Ian McCubbin says:

    Well researched Stu. Can’t see by justification for this very flawed legislation. These revealings would suggest seriously dangerous individuals are taking advantage of a flawed law to give them freedom and or easier custody. Just hope it does cause the SNP many problems. Let’s hope to it finally ends Sturgeons failed leadership.

  5. Alison says:

    She looks like she isn’t sleeping well. I’d like to think it was her conscience keeping her awake but it’s hard to believe she has one.

  6. Mike Chisholm says:

    What is driving Sturgeon’s lunacy here?

    My bet is on Murrell and the mind boggles as to what’s going on behind closed doors.

    Sturgeon will almost certainly come out as a lesbian (possibly even as male identifying) once she steps down as FM.

    It’s one thing to have a kinky private life but to foist it upon the nation is criminal.

  7. Jim+Thomson says:

    Trying to remember which things to conveniently forget takes its toll.

  8. Robert says:

    The journalist couldn’t keep up the pretense of using “she/her” pronouns for this psycho (Burns) beyond the first occurrence.

    Jesus, how has it taken so f***ing long for the mass media to wake up to this insanity?

  9. Frank Black says:

    The comparison to Arden in New Zealand is a bit much. She was actually the leader of an actual country. Sturgeon is just the colonial governor of some impotent, is-it-a-country-isnt-it-a-country colonised provincial backwater.

  10. Calum says:

    My wife (who isn’t a politics anorak like myself) pronounced last night that “the First Minister is crazy”. Difficult to debate that.

  11. George Ferguson says:

    Sometime ago the FM said she would know when it was time to go. A few trusted friends were to approach her. This is when the FM should rely on those friends the most. Six years of debate about GRR and we are left with a blank sheet of paper. Six years of debate about Named Person and we were left with with a blank sheet of paper. How can any Scottish Institution like SPS say they were ahead of the Law in their decision making process. The GRRB is in legal limbo. Nicola should go tomorrow and take the GGRB with her.

  12. Antoine Roquentin says:

    What’s with the Irish Republican badge? Is there a connection with the Burns dirty-protest? The public deserve to be told!

  13. gregor says:

    Death stare:

    “An angry look that you give someone to show them that you are annoyed or want them to stop doing something.”

    “None of them greeted me until I gave them the death stare.”

    “She occasionally will shoot him a death stare when he is getting dangerously close to saying too much.”

  14. Garrion says:

    Let’s hope that the blast radius of these shenanigans stays within a few
    Meters of herself, rather than the whole paradigm of independence

  15. MiladyBeserko says:

    At the Scottish Trans Alliance conference, transwoman and father of 7 Becky Kaufmann, who works for them, advised a workshop that they were on very friendly terms with the Scottish Prison service and frequently visited. Kaufmann had been a prison officer in the US before emigrating to the UK.

  16. Bob Mack says:

    She is not looking as tired as I am—- of her.

    I cannot believe the damage she has done to the Indy movement and women in general. It may well be as Mr Flynn said at “the end of the decade” before we are even able to regain what we have lost due to this debacle.

    She is now showing clear evidence of a narcissistic personality disorder herself.

  17. Jacqueline says:

    My question is: how is nicoliar going to row back from this?

    Call me cynical, but I just can’t see her suffering that much either.

    Plenty dosh and property all over the shop.

    Oops sorry I forgot…a lovely ‘untired’ looking lavender waiting for her at home. Cooking the tea apparently.

    Good luck ya fannies!

    We won’t forgive or forget.
    Til death us do part apparently.

  18. ClanDonald says:

    The transfer of violent, crazed nutters like Tiffany Scott was probably timed to co-incide with (what they hoped would be) the Scottish Parliament’s Gender Recognition Reform bill becoming law.

    God knows how many are on the list for transfer. And God knows how many more male convicts would start pretending to be women to get on the self-ID band wagon.

    And because they’ll be classed as actual women, once they started raping and assaulting female inmates all we’d hear about would be stories in the press like “a woman has attacked another woman in a women’s prison” or official statistics being reported like “sexual assaults by women have increased 800% in women’s prisons.”

    No wonder they’re having to close down Cornton Vale for renovation – they’ll be needing all that extra space to house the influx of male rapists.


    I can’t believe Nicola Sturgeon still has the nerve to call herself a feminist – she’s the biggest threat to women’s safety in our lifetimes. “Fake to her fingertips” right enough – thanks Neil for that one.

  19. Republicofscotland says:

    I couldn’t give a toss how tired looking Sturgeon the Judas is, we must get her and her rapist/paedo enabling MPs/MSPs out of office along with the perverted Greens.

    They want to turn Scotland into a degenerates paradise, one where real women and children are fearful of entering women only safe spaces. One where convicted rapists and paedos can enter a women’s prison simply by proclaiming that they self identify as a woman.

    Just get them out, before another woman or child is raped or worse.

    Vote Aba, Join Alba protect our women and children by removing the SNP and Greens from office.

  20. Ruby says:

    My definition of ‘trans people’ is men with a fetish.

    Sturgeon is a hero to men with a fetish.

    gender dysphoria is just another name for Autogynephilia

    Autogynephilia is defined as a male’s propensity to be sexually aroused by the thought of himself as a female.

    I know the term ‘trans people’ includes women but I just cant go there at the moment. It’s all too tragic.

  21. John Main says:

    But thanks to the SNP, now it’s in all the papers and on the teatime news bulletins

    But not on WGD, which has had to start its coronation diversions early in order to cover up the real news. Gonna be innarestin to see how he keeps that up until the summer.

    Getting some traction BTL though. In summary, it’s all a devious plot to tarnish the saintly Nikla.

  22. Jacqueline says:

    Antoine Roquentin says:
    29 January, 2023 at 1:36 pm
    What’s with the Irish Republican badge? Is there a connection with the Burns dirty-protest? The public deserve to be told!

    IRA political prisoners had ‘dirty protests ‘. Long before he was born.

    What a clown

  23. Geoff Anderson says:

    New guideline to MPs and MSPs.
    The answer to any and all questions are :-
    “That is Transphobic” it is advised that this is repeated several times, getting louder at each utterance. It is also advised that a rainbow tie or lanyard be worn at all times to demonstrate your impartiality.

  24. Red says:

    Mike Chisholm says:
    29 January, 2023 at 1:25 pm
    What is driving Sturgeon’s lunacy here?

    It’s important to remember it’s not just Nicola Sturgeon, and it’s not just the SNP. The Tories are pushing their own disastrous and unwanted gender laws, including one on “conversion therapy”, which is meant to make it illegal to try to talk vulnerable people out of identifying as the opposite sex. (It will still be legal to actively encourage confused teenagers to explore transgenderism, naturally)

    There’s a huge amount of international (mainly American) money, power and coordination behind the transgender agenda. Scotland is just unlucky enough to find itself downstream of this stuff, at a time when we also have the most useless political class we have ever seen in our nation’s history.

    I doubt Nicola or anyone else in the SNP is intelligent enough to understand why they suddenly “believe” absurdities they’d have laughed at just a few short years ago when it was fodder for Little Britain sketches, or what the intended goal of radical gender politics might be. All they know is, woke opinions are prestige opinions among the shiny, happy, TED talk-giving elites they’d dearly love to join. You might as well ask the dug why he has to bark when he hears the doorbell.

    Nicola see, Nicola do. But this is what political “leaders” do in the 21st century: make sure you never get what you voted for.

  25. Wee Chid says:

    Garrion says:
    29 January, 2023 at 1:37 pm
    “Let’s hope that the blast radius of these shenanigans stays within a few
    Meters of herself, rather than the whole paradigm of independence”

    It needs to take out the whole of the SNP – even those who voted against the GRR. None of them have had the guts to stand up to the gender loonies and insist that the party concentrate on independence. Where were the calls from them to take our cause to the EU over indy?

    The entire stable needs cleared out, limed and disinfected. None of them have had anything to do with independence for years anyway – so they won’t be missed.

  26. smitty says:

    So reports from Stasi HQ say that Sturgeon is in a complete mess over this. She is being extremely short tempered with staff and in cabinet meetings. She is determined to push this through but even Robison, who is now totally drained, is reluctant to take the s35 to court.

    There is going to be a reshuffle in May with Robison likely to ‘stand down’ as a cab sec and replaced by either Todd or Gilruth. Humza is being moved out of health in a swap with Angus Robertson. It finished Humza’s ambitions and ‘Air miles’ Angus will have to do some work for a change to keep his own intact.

    Sturgeon is obsessed with Ash Regan and the spads and comms teams will be doubling down on briefing against her in the next few weeks. She is now being viewed as a serious challenger with huge support from grass root members now that most have shifted from Forbes due to her recent inaction on the GRR. Forbes is meant to be on mat leave, but she has been on maneuvers recently with a few reports of her still being involved in decisions and briefings. She could have issued a statement or resigned however she made a pact with Sturgeon that she would not intervene as long as the GRR had gone through. However she has delayed her return due to the continued running sore that the GRR has presented and it is unlikely she will return until the worst of this is over.

    There is a complete bunker mentality at Bute House and those who have hitched their own careers to Sturgeon, are in a panic. CVs are being updated, allegiances are shifting and the mood is said to be ‘dire beyond belief’.

  27. Profem says:

    Looks like she’s on the sauce to me, probably to drown out the little voice in her head going “mea culpa, mea culpa” which won’t bloody shut up.

  28. LeeM1784 says:

    Another well crafted piece Rev.

    Sturgeon should be heading for the exit with great urgency but so should the 80+ MSPs who voted for GRR. We cannot allow these people to make our laws if they are so blind to what’s in front of them.

    The Scottish Conservatives, if they had acumen, should be calling a motion of no confidence on the FM on Tuesday. Even if it failed it would be good to put names to a vote. That may be step 1. She’s survived a lot of scandal but this one seems too much to survive.

  29. Red+Squirrel says:

    She has no conscience to keep her awake. She knows there’s blood in the water & the sharks are circling. The bags under her eyes are from all the late night shredding she’s doing.

    Any chance COPFS might, just might, have an opinion about £600k this week?

  30. Republicofscotland says:


    Thanks for the update, I hope its all true, and their house of cards comes crashing down on their heads.

  31. James che says:


    Belated answer to yesterdays comment from you,

    I have to say like many older commenter’s since rev Stu began almost, I can honestly say been there done that route, signef this snd that, done days and weeks of research,
    I wad here when Robert Pheffers was on here.

    My ultimate conclusion is that all political parties are in it for the money and the career pensions.

    I knew the Snp had been infiltrated as far back in 2017, suspicious prior to that date, but could not confirm it til that year.

    It has been a long haul for some of us,
    And nowadays with the mantra of regime change just for the Snp party I once again feel the infiltration thoughts coming on,

    For me its a job half done, half way house to independence but not quite, forever years of humming and arhhing about how hopeless the next party will be that got in to replace the snp.

    Very similar to devolution, some little permissions given to Scotland to shut them up, to keep them dumbed down, but ultimate control lies elsewhere always.

    Like many others prior to the newbee commentator’s, ending the Colonial treaty of the union and the management of Scotland is more important than playing and pretending to switch staff parties, while keeping the same boss.
    I have not bought into the regime change game, which is a standard method of the establishment. And has happened in most Countries to maintain control.

  32. 100%Yes says:

    She’s thinking, how do I get own back on the people who have challenged me. What does Scotland need more Independence or Nicola Sturgeon and being Independent?

  33. Ruby says:

    This is an article about autogynephilia it’s called

    Autogynephilia: cure or manage?

    I found the following very interesting:

    Transition is much vaunted as a ‘cure’ but that could only be for those who wish to do so; persuading Autogynephilic men to follow this path is clearly unethical. Yet I routinely receive communications from men who tell me that they are hectored on to the ‘transition express train’ even by real doctors. There can’t be any justification for such behaviour.

    The unethical nature of this policy is especially so since we do not know the actual success of transition in Autogynephilic men, in therapeutic terms, since activists try to block any such research, an aim in which they are succeeding.

    In 2018, Bath University axed a research project, which had previously been approved, that aimed to establish a reliable baseline for desistance (detransition). The University withdrew its support in case it might ’cause upset’ in the ‘trans community’. Imagine if psychopaths demanded we stop researching psychopathy for fear of hurting their feelings!

  34. Livionian says:

    I repeat my calls to only refer to Adam Graham by that name and that name alone, and Adam Burns by that name and that name alone. Lets not give legitimacy to these maniacs by referring to them by any other name than the name they were known as at the time of committing their offences

  35. James Che says:


    “Men with fetishes”

    Aye Yer quite right Ruby. But it is now more obvious than ever that most of the people controlling and making the new laws “against women and children” are politicians and judges are at the top of Cult in Society, deliberately harming the vulnerable with no voice.

    And they should actually be behind bar’s themselves.
    Keep hoping and preying that they are one day held to account for crimes against the rest of humanity

  36. Bobo bunny says:

    that photo has obviously been photo shopped. She’s doing a bad enough job, but dont resort to fake news please, otherwise you’re just as bad as those shits down south

  37. Ruby says:

    Red says:

    The Tories are pushing their own disastrous and unwanted gender laws, including one on “conversion therapy”, which is meant to make it illegal to try to talk vulnerable people out of identifying as the opposite sex. (It will still be legal to actively encourage confused teenagers to explore transgenderism, naturally)

    It seems only ‘transitioning’ is profitable!

    The Tories also have the GRA 2004 without that there would be no GRRB.

    The Tories are not the saviours of women’s rights. There is no profit in saving women’s rights.

    Willoughby & Eddie Izzard who live in England have both just self-ided as women. Willoughby had a face lift & put on a dress and hey presto he is a woman. Eddie Izzard didn’t do the face lift but just put on a dress and now he is a she.

    Neither of them have a GRC but they don’t need one.
    All you need to be a ‘woman’ is a dress, a padded bra & some lipstick

    The GRA 2004 states to gain a GRC you need to live for a period of two years as a woman.

    That is what Willoughby & Izzard are doing.

    Same thing with that bloke who calls himself Debbie he doesn’t have a GRC.

  38. Rev. Stuart Campbell says:

    “that photo has obviously been photo shopped. She’s doing a bad enough job, but dont resort to fake news please, otherwise you’re just as bad as those shits down south”

    It’s been REALLY embarrassing watching all the SNP drones get programmed with this line. It quite plainly hasn’t. It’s been in half a dozen news outlets, you think they all Photoshopped it the exact same way? Grow up. Show us the “original” if you can, or piss off.

  39. George Ferguson says:

    @Livionian 2:55pm
    Agreed. I call them by their male names and only their male names. But rest assured the Scot Gov will be working on that shortly. And some of the proposed legislation coming down the track is pretty scary.

  40. ben madigan says:

    @smitty who said:
    29 January, 2023 at 2:14 pm

    “There is going to be a reshuffle in May”

    Let’s hope the Sturgeon administration is over long before May, indeed long before March

  41. gregor says:


    “Very serious or extreme.”

    “Very bad.”

    “I thought her latest book was dire!”

    “Cheating will bring dire consequences.”

  42. John H. says:

    Sturgeon looks as though she could be heading for a nervous breakdown. Normally I would feel sympathy for someone who is under so much stress, but after everything she’s done to Scotland and it’s people it’s difficult to feel sorry for her.

  43. panda paws says:

    The National has a piece on Tiffany (sic) Scott

    According to them the only newsworthy fact about them is the writing to the 13 year old from prison. Nothing about the other interesting facts as detailed above. Lying by omission, underplaying his dangerousness. Nothing about the restriction order preventing his release until deemed safe.

    I’m past tired of her and the nuSNP. Does Ash Regan have the ability to bring her down – hopefully as an Angus Robertson led SNP doesn’t bear thinking about.

  44. Shug says:

    When you read this

    You begin to understand why Douglas Ross never lays a hand on her during the Salmond case. She is precious to the unionists as they can see a basket case destroying the movement.

    She is being kept in place and protected from a charge of conspiracy because they see she is nuts and has been led up a path they chose.

    The MPs and MSPs must move on her and clear the spooks out if they are to retain their jobs.

    Only when that penny drops can the movement recover

  45. David Holden says:

    Not so much tired as that looks like the thousand yard stare you see in those that have been in combat. Bad news for her there is a lot more coming her way so she could always step down except that would collapse the house of cards and throw her fellow conspirators under the bus. We live in interesting times.

  46. Luigi says:

    Oh Dear. She used a firehose to put out a candle and now there’s a raging forest fire. Too many fires to put out this time. This will burn and burn. A real test of her leadership now. She could hang on for a week if lucky. She’s going down and she knows it. It will be interesting if in her fury She turns on her supporters who seem to be deserting her in droves. If she has to go, will she go quietly or take em all down with her? Its SNP bunker mentality time folks, everyone for themselves. Something has to give very soon. Interesting times.

  47. George Ferguson says:

    @David Holden 3:27pm
    Very observant. I was thinking tiredness or a medical condition but you have nailed it. The 1000 yard stare how could I have forgot that. A dangerous situation for everybody.

  48. Davy says:

    @David Holden.
    You are correct, I believe. That is a look that I have seen on others and it never precedes a positive phase of the wearer’s life.
    I think she knows it’s Game Over, but her orders are to hang on until the bitter end.
    This is indeed her Gotterdämmerung.

  49. JGedd says:

    smitty @ 2.14pm

    ‘allegiances are shifting and the mood is said to be ‘dire beyond belief’.’

    I do hope that’s true. It isn’t only Sturgeon who deserves to have sleepless nights it’s also the rest of her cronies.

    Ash Regan does provide a glimpse of hope but frankly, I think that the SNP is beyond saving. All of those who have voted for the GRR legislation should lose their seats no matter their motivation for doing so, whether it’s stupidity, protecting their careers, lack of compassion or plain misogyny, there is no mitigation.

    Tinto Chiel mentioned this before on another thread and I wonder too if the recent articles on WoS, following the sheer insanity of the SNP on the transgender legislation and its obvious catastrophic revelations re trans prisoners on the women’s estate, could at last have breached the wall of silence of the media on this issue.

    The collusion of the media on this subject has helped the progress of the transgender cause politically and allowed it to progress virtually unchallenged except for a few lone blogs on the internet. Gender critical women have been marginalized all without any particular effect on the general public’s awareness.

    Something must have broken the dam. I know that when I went to my local shop only 3 days ago I was suddenly confronted by a display facing you as soon as you enter with a bank of newspapers and there were headlines blazing the frontpage news about this scandal. Not all, of course, but this kind of story was no longer tucked away, without photos, on the third page. There it was, emblazoned in huge headlines that no one could miss. It felt as if something had changed.

    I hope this is the moment when Sturgeon and her collaborators face the consequences.

  50. Owen Mullions says:

    I don’t know about looking tired but she’s looking and sounding increasingly deranged.

  51. DaveL says:

    Hi Smitty, they can doctor their CVs all they like but rev Stu has already published them. You’ve likely seen them but for those that have’nt here there here

    Read the article and keep scrolling.

  52. David+Lyon says:

    The picture definitely looks to have some odd filtering applied… perhaps by an unsympathetic photographer.

    Feels similar to when Jill Greenberg photographed John McCain and deliberately gave him the most unflattering light possible.

  53. Gregory Beekman says:

    Great use of a David Tennant Dr Who line as title!

    Let’s hope this ‘Christmas Invasion’ of women’s prisons by men ends just as quickly.

  54. Brian Doonthetoon says:

    The pic at the top of this page (tired.jpg) is an original Getty image by Ken Jack.

    You can see it on this page:-

    As Rev Stu yyped, it has been used by countless media outlets.

  55. Brian Doonthetoon says:

    yyped = typed!

  56. Bob Costello says:

    Just tweeted this , yes Sturgeon gives all the symptoms of Heterophobia

    Nicola Sturgeon, as a person with serious concerns regarding woman’s safety, your deeply offensive and highly hysterical accusations that people objecting to your GR bill are “Transphobic, homophobic, misogynist and racist”, gives the impression of a rather disturbed mind, with an inclination towards heterophobia.

  57. Liz says:

    @smitty hope your mole is accurate.
    I’m glad they’re in a panic.

    TBH I dont understand why Shona Robison went along with the GRR

    She always seemed reluctant, even at the Holyrood celebrations, applauding the fragrant kink sex worker, she looked like she’d rather be anywhere else.

    No matter how much they reshuffle, it will not save NS.

    As for Katy Forbes, she’s a coward she could have ended her maternity leave to vote against the GRR.

    If they’re going for Ash Regan, we must be organised to give her our full support

  58. Lorna Campbell says:

    Ruby: spot on as per. Even if these men are not out-and-out predators, they are fetishists who should be nowhere near women. That is the bottom line. Repeal the 2004 GRA. Strengthen the 2010 Equality Act to biological sex only. No men, transitioned or otherwise in female spaces, rights, jobs, services, etc. Third spaces. Let them larp each other. Above all, the Stonewall fake law that states that self-ID is law now, should see them subject to prosecution. Businesses, too, need to wise up or they will find themselves being sued by women whose human and civil and workplace rights are being violated by well-meaning stupidity.

    Rev, the logical conclusion of ‘trans’ is an open-doors conclusion. No other way that it can be handled. Ergo, it has to be crushed at source. The 2004 GRA needs to be repealed and the 2010 EA strengthened. Sturgeon has been carried on the tide of the logic which must follow from these insane policies.

    The prominent ‘trans’ is a larping autogynephile who actually stated that he has a cervix. He is dangerous, as all those who believe this utter madness are. Maybe not dangerous in the ways in which these sex offenders are, but there are dangers in following insanity to its logical conclusion, as we see here. Thank you for pointing out the flaws. Yes, Sturgeon does look exhausted and under severe strain. For her own sake, as well as for everyone else’s, she needs to step down.

  59. SusanAHF says:

    I think the SNP is beyond saving. Too many rotten apples – deviants, misogynistic or just cowards, it makes no difference to me. ALBA needs to beware that the genderists don’t start moving to infiltrate it like rats from a sinking ship. They did it after all from Labour to the SNP and they will do it again.

  60. Republicofscotland says:

    Get Sturgeon out, its time for her to stand down as FM, Scotland doesn’t want you.

    Spread far and wide.

  61. George Ferguson says:

    @Briandoontoon 4:05pm
    Thanks for that, as always from you, good tech research. We might get back to fitba talk when the shit is not so serious. Difficult times for Scotland just now. Priorities.

  62. Republicofscotland says:

    This sums up that treacherous b*stard Sturgeon to a tee.

  63. Maureen says:

    A game has been created called ‘Terfenstein 3D’ in which players are invited to unleash their “pent-up fury upon gender-critical tyrants with an arsenal of deadly weapons”.

  64. Ebok says:

    Brilliant yet again Rev, and some excellent insights from @Smitty.

    But my joy of watching Sturgeon finally getting some just desserts is tempered by what will follow on from her eventual demise, because unless HR decides or is forced into an early election, we are stuck with every one of the remaining numpties for a further 3 years and 3 months.

    Don’t forget, other than the rebellion by Ash Regan and eight others over one issue (GRR), the entire party has meekly followed Sturgeons lead in every other disastrous policy for 8+ years, while all potential dissenters having been removed or de-selected and replaced with woke compliant buffoons and dangerous likely replacements to she/her.

    So, what cheer is there in getting a ‘new leader’ and ‘cabinet’, etc. from the present incumbents? In addition to Regan, here is a list of current luminaries: –
    Cabinet – Swinney, Sommerville, Yousaf, Forbes, Brown, Gougeon, Robertson, Matheson, Robison (Ministers) – Constance, Adam, Lochhead, McKee, Arthur, Todd, Kevin Stewart, Haughey, Hepburn, McAllan, Gilruth, Whitham, McKelvie, Macpherson, Gray.

    While we wait until SNP is destroyed and start again with ALBA, probably taking around 8 years (2031), turn your thoughts to who, from the above list, will be Scotland’s dazzling new leader/deputy leader in the aftermath of Sturgeon.

    Meanwhile, the new top dog of the re-arranged ‘gov’ will have to figure how to deal with rebels, decide (or take guidance from higher powers) on tricky issues such as whether to keep LA and SG in the inner circle, and whether to dump Greens, go Minority or keep coalition as is.

    Nae happy ending in sight yet … unless Salvo/Lib. Scot has the winning lottery ticket?

  65. Maureen says:

    This article is 3 months old but is relevant to Terfenstein 3D and the game creator

  66. gregor says:

    It’s chosen to leave reality (e.g. see the headlines).

    You are at the forefront of human progression…

  67. SusanAHF says:

    “Trans” is fetishism, pure and simple.

  68. Stuart MacKay says:

    David Holden

    Her fellow conspirators could always throw her under the bus then plead they were only following orders or were forced into following – it’s worked in the past, at least for a few.

    Not sure if that would be a bigger problem, knowing that all the believers were still in a position to start smuggling this legislation back into the timetable. After all, trans activists are running the show in pretty much every Western country with no sign of that changing in the medium term, and maybe even longer. I doubt they would let a little setback in Scotland stay that way for long.

  69. James Che says:


    Just listening to ” Through a Scottish Prism” mentioning and quoting your excellent research on gender issues and the SNP.

    Well done.

  70. Maureen says:

    Justice Secretary Keith Brown announces that no newly convicted transgender person with a history of violence against women will be placed in a female prison until reviews are completed

  71. SusanAHF says:

    Maureen, too little, too late. No men, however they identify, should be placed in the women’s estate

  72. Hazelwoods says:

    @smitty This is very interesting, but not surprising.
    I’m on record as having forecast something similar before 2021 elections.

    This parliamentary session would go one of 2 ways. We’d either
    a: have a referendum and be working towards the first independent Parliament, or
    b: there would be no referendum.

    If a: SNP would begin splitting into new parties to fight the first Holyrood elections. SNP, as it is now, would have no reason to stay together. First elections would produce the parliament that would write the Constitution.

    If b: We enter the next election process in a state of mistrust. If Independence isn’t won before next election the MSPs and MPs will be forming their own groups. They will begin forming the same new groups, and possible parties, as above, but with their focus on gaining independence not in forming the first administration.

    Mind you, I’ve also said that there won’t be a referendum. Something will happen that will break the hold of the Union. I think Cameron was still PM when I first suggested this. I’d no idea what might happen, I just felt that something would. No way could I have forecast this mess, could I?

    MPs and MSPs are not happy with the lack of progress. They are protecting their own jobs. I don’t doubt that conversations are taking place and new groups are forming. They are getting ready to fight whichever democratic process comes first.

  73. George Ferguson says:

    @Maureen 5:13pm
    Translation: the GRRB has not been enacted because of a Section 35 intervention. The actions of the SPS operating ahead of the Law could be deemed illegal and subject to legal redress by women incarcerated in a women only prison.

  74. Maureen says:

    Scotland pauses movement of all transgender prisoners while rules reviewed

  75. Neil says:

    I’ve never understood Sturgeons motivation to take this so far . What’s in it for her ?

  76. Maureen says:

    I agree

  77. Ron Clark says:

    The picture above of the ageing Sturgeon reminded me of the same thing happening to Adolf Hitler.

    In the final months of his Reich, he aged dramatically.

    Could history be repeating itself?

    Hitler knew his ending was going to be suicide, it all became too much, hence the rapid ageing.

    I get the feeling Sturgeon knows the end is nigh, and is proving all too much for Darling of Dreghorn.

    I personally couldn’t care less how she goes, just as long as she goes.

    For all the pain she has inflicted on the people of Scotland, (some far more than others), I lost any sympathy I had for her a very long time ago.

  78. neil says:

    I see the Scottish Trans Alliance are advertising 2 Transgender Trainer positions . They’ve got a couple of openings .

  79. David Holden says:

    Stuart MacKay @ 5:09pm I doubt any of them would try to throw the dear leader under the bus at they would have to step into the light to do so and a bit like with vampires that is not an attractive option. I can think of one true believer who would be unlikely to survive the unmasking of his partner as one of the alphabet coven and as I only know the ID of three there could be others. Whatever happens in the bigger picture I would like to see the coven unmasked and let the court of public opinion pass judgement on them and the dear leader. As for the trans thing I hope we are nearing the tipping point where once it is in the open the voting public vote these chancers out. What happens in the rest of the Western world is not my concern as we have enough shit to deal with at home. Baby steps.

  80. Bob Mack says:

    @janes Che,

    Just to add my own thanks to the Rev for keeping on keeping on. He has brought this boil to a head and it will be lanced by us the public.

    Brilliant journalism Stu. Well done.

  81. Dan says:

    After recent events I suspect the number of folk openly sporting yellow “I’M WITH NICOLA” pens may be reducing…

    But don’t waste them coz the environment… with a bit of careful scraping and a black marker, you too can own a bright “I’M WITH JD N COLA” writing implement. And let’s face it, living under her reign we all need a drink!

  82. President Xiden says:

    She is rattled because her true agenda has been exposed and it has nothing to do with ‘independence’. The games up.

  83. Liz says:

    Just thinking your mole will have to be careful as your comments are getting posted on twitter.
    He\she needs to be aware of false info getting passed to trap him\ her

  84. Ottomanboi says:

    for information.
    The National Geographic magazine was for decades a platform for the pseudo sciences of racialist ethnography and eugenicist biology.
    Old habits?

  85. Nally+Anders says:

    Maureen @5.13pm
    “No newly convicted”
    Meaning they plan to do fuck all about those trans identified men already in the female estate.

  86. Ruby says:

    I learned quite a lot from reading this article.

    For example I learned who Beth’s clients might be.

    Some such men engage the services of trans prostitutes. Many such are Autogynephilic themselves and actually advertise their willingness to participate in ‘dressing’ play and to penetrate their partners, something that their clients, while ‘en femme’ frequently desire.

    ‘en femme’ that’s another new term I’ve learned.

    Its a ‘narcissistic personality disorder’. They only care about themselves.

    Autogynephilia is a narcissistic personality disorder that shows similarity to addictive disorders.
    Autogynephilia is not, in itself, either immoral or necessarily bad; it is the massive destruction it can cause to the subject’s life and those of the people around him, that we should be concerned about.

    Because of the ‘gender recognition act’ it’s not just people who are around them that are experiencing ‘massive destruction’ it’s the entire female population.

    Being that they are narcissists they don’t care.

  87. McDuff says:

    Sturgeon has achieved what she set out to do and that is to deflect away from independence and the trans issue has been the perfect vehicle. She has batted the independence ball over the fence ever since she came to power.
    She has also damaged those who are genuinely struggling with their gender by making all trans people look seedy in the eyes of the public.
    Sturgeon is beyond contempt.

  88. Merganser says:

    David Holden @ 5.56.

    Every politician at Holyrood, every police officer in Scotland, every judge and sheriff in Scotland, every lawyer in Scotland, and every journalist in Scotland, know the identities of the alphabetties, and what went on, but we are not allowed to know who they are or what they did to try and stitch up Alex Salmond. The evidence that Alex wanted to adduce to show the conspiracy was not allowed by the judge.

    Only the common sense of a mainly female Scottish jury saw that justice was done in the case.

    This scandalous state of affairs is a badge of shame hanging round Scotland’s neck. Only when the full picture emerges will the Scottish public realise the lies, deceit, and cover-up which has gone on.

    Every MSP, of whatever party, at Holyrood, are complicit in allowing this charade of governance to continue as it has for so many years. They all have an interest in keeping a lid on it so they are not exposed for the charlatans they are, but particularly the cowards in the SNP who want to maintain their cosy lifestyle, so I agree the chance of any decisive action by them to do anything radical is remote, more’s the pity.

    Looks like there is still more shit to come yet before we are free.

  89. Dan says:

    A decent synopsis of how we are where we are by Campbell Martin.

  90. Ruby says:

    George Ferguson says:
    29 January, 2023 at 5:42 pm

    @Maureen 5:13pm
    Translation: the GRRB has not been enacted because of a Section 35 intervention. The actions of the SPS operating ahead of the Law could be deemed illegal and subject to legal redress by women incarcerated in a women only prison.

    Maybe not because the current law which is the GRA 2004 states that in order to gain a GRC you must ‘live as woman for a period of two years’ It could be argued that it would be impossible to ‘live as a woman’ in a men’s prison.

    So maybe the ‘transwoman’ could sue for not being allowed the right to live as a woman. Being denied human rights.

  91. Daisy Walker says:

    Interview with Julie Burnell? (not sure of the last name) a genuine feminist who has been crying out the warning signs for some time. She scewers Nicla. The interviewer said, words to the affect of, ‘will she survive this, after all she is synonimous with the Scottish Independence, doesn’t this reflect badly on them.’

    Expect that meme to be picked up by the media big time now. After all this scandal could have been broken some time ago.

    Meantime shine a light on the halo of Honest John Swinney – that elder statesman and ‘safe pair of hands’ who will likely take over, should Alyn and Angus end up stabbing each other in the front ( as might well suite their personalities).

    And when it comes to Honest Johnny, remember

    his silence during and after the Alex Salmond stitch up, and a dab hand with the felt tip pen when it comes to Redactions.

    His inability to find, or remember, official minutes and e-mails for contracts for the spending of millions of tax payers pounds for ferries and the lack of any enquiry into it (and no cry for him for it to be sorted)

    Remember – as deputy leader of the SNP – any voiced, official concern from him over the missing £600,000 of Indy supporters funds. After all he qualified as an accountant, and with decades of political experience, surely he would be deeply concerned about the lack of etiquette with regards financial record keeping, never mind the missappropriating of funds. Aye right, I cannae recall him saying anything about it either.

    But mostly remember, he was the Financial heid bummer, until 2015 when he transferred over to Education…. just around the time public funds started being ‘granted’ hand over fist to these woke type ‘charities’ … who then gained access to the schools and all other public service HR and Management structures. If you’re going to shake the money tree, it is so much easier to do so with an educated guide on your side to point you in the right direction, while at the same time no longer being behind the till.

    What a stupid, stupid, despicable hill for the indy movement to end up fight on, and yet they are not stupid people, Nicla, Honest John – not stupid by a long chalk.

    Prepare now folks for the ‘New Leader’, who will require a Honeymoon period, time to ‘be given a chance’, followed soon after by they ‘have a secret plan’ ‘mustn’t frighten the horses’ ‘listening to the voters’, along with some minor, face saving wee wins engineered by Westminster.

    Sadly I suspect a significant number of our self identifying Indy supporters will be more than happy with that auld song.

  92. Wonder what lumilumi thinks of the Finnish man skater in a skirt:)

  93. Robert Louis says:

    This is all just madness. Madness, in every possible way. So WHY oh WHY can Sturgeon not see it? Why does she and her ‘trans’ cabal still not understands how utterly, utterly mad crazy this is.

    Honestly, I am out of words. Just madness. The Scottish government and SNP have collectively lost the plot. I can think of no other government (not even Tories) who have ever done anything as remotely stupid and dangerous as this. Brexit was, and still is madness, but putting violent serial male rapists and paedophiles into women’s jails????? Absolute grade A lunacy.

    It truly beggars belief. That Sturgeon is STILL trying to defend it just shows how far from a grip on reality she now has.

    She really needs to step down. For her own good, if nothing else, as she is quite clearly not the full shilling now.

  94. David Morgan says:

    Dear rev, i think you could be mistaken. Im so happy, this weekend i transitioned into a single cell bacteria called rab and changed my pronouns to cunt and fuckface. My friends and everyone i know have now all started to use my pronouns quite happily, some even gleefully.

  95. Heather McLean says:

    The Geneva Convention states that men and women prisoners should have separate facilities

    “Article 97, fourth paragraph, and Article 108, second paragraph, of the 1949 Geneva Convention III provide that women prisoners of war undergoing disciplinary punishment or convicted of an offence shall be confined in separate quarters from men and shall be under the immediate supervision of women.”

    If it’s good enough for prisoners of war then it should be good enough for the biological women of this country

  96. David Holden says:

    Just listened to the Through a Scottish Prism podcast and it is one of the better ones in my opinion despite my reservations about the host. Sums up the gender nonsense this week and the guests as usual are on the ball so worth a listen while you do the dishes as I did.

  97. Ruby says:

    Robert Louis says:
    29 January, 2023 at 6:58 pm

    I can think of no other government (not even Tories) who have ever done anything as remotely stupid and dangerous as this.

    I think the UK Gov have done similar.


    Karen White & there are others.

    I believe the policy in England is similar to the one in Scotland at the moment however
    the UK Government is planning to alter its policy of transgender people in prison in England and Wales.

    Basically what it says is if you have a penis you go to the men’s prison.

    As a result of the new policy, transgender women who are in future sentenced to custody and

    have male genitalia


    who have been convicted of sexual offences

    will not serve their sentences in the general women’s estate unless there are exceptional circumstances.

  98. Maureen says:

    Video: Former minister Ash Regan calls for change to trans prisoner policy

  99. Heather McLean says:

    Apologies if this is a duplicate comment
    The Geneva Convention states that men and women prisoners should have separate facilities

    Article 97, fourth paragraph, and Article 108, second paragraph, of the 1949 Geneva Convention III provide that women prisoners of war undergoing disciplinary punishment or convicted of an offence shall be confined in separate quarters from men and shall be under the immediate supervision of women.

    If it is good enough for prisoners of war it should be good enough for biological women prisoners in this country

  100. PacMan says:

    Maureen says: 29 January, 2023 at 5:13 pm

    Justice Secretary Keith Brown announces that no newly convicted transgender person with a history of violence against women will be placed in a female prison until reviews are completed

    The rapists and the crazed jailnuts will be celebrating Nicola Sturgeon tonight and sign on tomorrow to self-id to get a place in a woman’s only prison.

  101. George Ferguson says:

    @Ruby 6:49pm
    But the concerned intact males were operating under GGRB and not GRA 2004. And the GRRB Law has been struck down. I have been disappointed in Kemi Badenoch response to Equality Act 2010 e petition. However progress has been made.

  102. sarah says:

    O/T: Neale Hanvey has a 10 minute rule Bill on Wednesday – the Self-Determination for Scotland Bill that proposes:
    – the s30 Scotland Act powers be transferred from Westminster to Holyrood;
    – that independence referendums be restricted to every 7 years [as for Northern Ireland].

    Thoughts. 1. Will SNP MPs support the Bill?
    2. Is it a good idea to include the 7 year rule? I think not as it is accepting a restriction on our sovereignty.

  103. Kcor says:

    Wonder whether Sturgeon and her corrupt cronies who plotted to jail Alex Salmond on false charges of rape will chose to go to a male or female prison.

    Long overdue for them to be tried and jailed.

  104. Viscount Ennui says:

    Just a thought.
    Scotland has very strong links with Malawi which became independent from the UK in 1964.
    In order to address the pervasive corruption problems that we as a nation have, could we seek advice from that former colony?

  105. Kcor says:

    Livionian says:
    29 January, 2023 at 2:55 pm

    “I repeat my calls to only refer to Adam Graham by that name and that name alone, and Adam Burns by that name and that name alone.”

    Does Scottish law oblige us to always refer to them with their new names and pronouns?

    What are the legal consequences of continuing to call them by their previous names and pronouns?

  106. Stoker says:

    Maureen says on 29 January 2023 at 5:43 pm:
    “Scotland pauses movement of all transgender prisoners while rules reviewed”

    Thanks, Maureen, saved me the effort. 😉

  107. Bobo bunny says:

    Here is the original photo:

    Save the pic from your site at Nic 1.Save the telegraph image as nic2. Compare both images in

    your photo has subtly different shading around the eyes and her complexion has been shaded to look ruddy and generally rougher. it has been altered and I claim my 5 pounds.

    I’m no fan of Sturgeon but you are peddling shite.

  108. June Maxwell says:

    Perhaps with another rapist outrage this week, then (God help us) the Glasgow fiasco on 5th Feb which will undoubtedly bring violence, destruction and unbounded perversions to its streets – the tide might turn.

  109. George Ferguson says:

    @Bobo bunny 7:56pm
    I ran the diff checker and it says the images are identical. Now I am no techie so I will ask BDDT to comment. Is there anyway this image was altered?.

  110. Dave Hansell says:

    Regarding the case of “Katie Dolatowski”, the provisions of the ‘structured deferred sentence include the criteria of “building their motivation and capacity for positive change.”

    A program of structured intervention that could well be defined in some quarters as not being a million miles from ‘conversion therapy’ as defined in a recent document highlighted and detailed in a recent article on this site.

    Which raises further questions as to whether such a program would be ruled out of the question should the proposals contained in said document find themselves on the statute book – whether in Holyrood or Westminster? Not to mention what takes priority – the safety of the wider public or the demands of that minority who take advantage to the point of kicking the arse out of the system?

    To consider an example of the basic principle here:

    A tiny minority of vehicle drivers kick the arse out of it by driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

    Yet no one would dream of arguing that:

    a) Anyone supporting laws to prevent and deal with such occurrences are suggesting all drivers do the same;

    b) There should be no laws which protect the public from those who do;

    c) The existence of laws and prohibitions against driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs represents some kind of bigoted attack on ALL drivers & is based on a phobia and hatred towards drivers per se;

    d) That anyone who argues for or supports laws and safeguards for the wider public to deal with those who do kick the arse out of the system by driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is guilty of bigotry and hatred towards drivers and should, as a result, be fair game for death threats, intimidation, bullying, hounding, loss of job/livelihood, public vilification and worse.

    Yet, this is in principle the exact stance taken by what are nothing more than special pleading lobby groups arguing against women having the same legal protections against predatory men as the public have against drivers who drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

    Completely soddin’ barmy.

  111. gregor says:


    “A moral rule or standard of good behaviour.”

    “She doesn’t have any principles.”

    “She’d never ask to borrow money, on principle.”

  112. Stoker says:

    sarah says on 29 January 2023 at 7:35 pm:
    “Neale Hanvey has a 10 minute rule Bill on Wednesday – the Self-Determination for Scotland Bill that proposes:
    – the s30 Scotland Act powers be transferred from Westminster to Holyrood;
    – that independence referendums be restricted to every 7 years [as for Northern Ireland].”

    “Thoughts. 1. Will SNP MPs support the Bill?
    2. Is it a good idea to include the 7 year rule? I think not as it is accepting a restriction on our sovereignty.”

    NO! On both counts! No, because the SNP are, well, the SNP of today. The SNP of yesteryear would have been falling over each other to be first to support it. A different breed from the scummy dregs that currently occupy the SNP.

    And no to the 7 year crap because i disagree with anything that restricts/limits true democracy. This is helping to do the Unionists’ job for them. Unless Hanvey is being clever and using that as a sweetener to get Unionist support? But essentially i don’t agree with it. If it works, though, i’ll be first to praise him for it. LOL! 🙂

  113. Confused says:


  114. Maureen says:

    @ stoker
    You’re welcome. Am getting to be a dab hand at archiving, it’s easy once you know how to use it!

  115. jockmcx says:

    To Rev STu…well done!

    To all those who left…Eyes open yet?

    lets get back to independence…we still have friends.

    baby come back

  116. sarah says:

    @ Stoker at 8.09: “Unless Hanvey is being clever and using that [the 7 year stipulation] as a sweetener..”

    That possibility did occur to me but I don’t think any Unionist will support the Bill anyway.

  117. Tinto Chiel says:

    The Campbell Martin article Dan linked to @6.47 p.m. really hits the mark.

    I was in a supermarket today and took a look at the Redtops: wall-to-wall outrage at violent rapists in female prisons. Stu’s campaign has definitely had an effect.

    The wee guy behind me in the queue asked me, “Who could put a cross against the SNP?” after I commented we lived in hard times at the moment. I was a bit puzzled at first but his later highly emotional comments made it clear he meant the “GRA”, as he called it.

    Something has changed and I suspect the decision has been made that Nicola has poisoned the well of independence sufficiently for the plug to be pulled as and when required by the establishment. This perhaps explains her appearance and increasingly flaky behaviour.

    Incidentally, I came across a quotation yesterday by George Bush Senior regarding his son’s attachment to the fruit-loop Neo-Cons he empowered. Even GB Senior called them the “crazies in the basement” and I thought it a pretty good description of the weirdos who have hijacked the SNP party and government, to all our detriment.

    Where do we go from here? If AS has any ammunition, it has to be used at the right time for the good of the movement.

  118. David Hannah says:

    I hope the weight of all of Nicola’s lies are crushing, debilitating and make her miserable. That is all.

  119. scottiedog says:

    It’s a relief we aren’t talking about independence – imagine that lot negotiating our future..

  120. Brian Doonthetoon says:

    Hi George F and Bobo.

    I found it impossible to directly compare the Telegraph pic –

    With the original Getty pic –×612&w=gi&k=20&c=2ApFMju__O1MUgKkMLhU4qHvgwGAQjXqaDwnG5dt46s=

    AND Tired.jpg at the top of this page, because the Telegraph pic is cropped so does not contain identical info to the other two.

    BTW: updated link for the Getty page:-

    Comparing the original Getty image to Tired.jpg shows that Tired.jpg is slightly lighter.

  121. Ruby says:

    Bobo bunny says:
    29 January, 2023 at 7:56 pm

    Here is the original photo:

    A copy of an photo just using copy & paste will never be as sharp as the original.

    The only difference between these two photos is one is an original and the other is a copy.

    Even with sophisticated photographic equipment it’s difficult to copy a photo and make it look identical.

  122. George Ferguson says:

    #Brian Doonthetoon 9:12pm
    The go to guy on tech matters. Thank for your efforts.

  123. David Hannah says:

    None of Sturgeon’s failing minister’s within Statsi HQ deserve a reshuffle. Just reading one of your insiders comments.

    Robertson becoming the new health Secretary – Nicola must fear him. Its a poisoned chalice as none of them have any political will to fix the staffing crisis.

    Won’t he long until they all stab her in back – metaphorically of course.

    She deserves to be unhappy.

  124. Ruby says:

    I’ve called the photo in the Telegraph the original but that isn’t accurate. The original of this photo will be a very high res digital file. The photo in the Telegraph is a copy of the original.

    The photo here is a copy of a copy using copy & paste and then copied & pasted on to the Wings article.

    I wonder if Bobo is the poster formerly know as Jesus?

  125. David Hannah says:

    The longer Sturgeon remains in her position the less she’ll be able to trust anyone around her. Unfortunately for Scotland.

    She can do the honourable thing and resign while triggering a Holyrood referendum.

    That’s all she can offer now that everyone knows she’s the destroyer of women’s rights.

  126. Mark Boyle says:

    Bobo bunny says:
    29 January, 2023 at 3:06 pm

    that photo has obviously been photo shopped. She’s doing a bad enough job, but dont resort to fake news please, otherwise you’re just as bad as those shits down south

    Rev. Stuart Campbell says:
    29 January, 2023 at 3:12 pm

    “that photo has obviously been photo shopped. She’s doing a bad enough job, but dont resort to fake news please, otherwise you’re just as bad as those shits down south”

    It’s been REALLY embarrassing watching all the SNP drones get programmed with this line. It quite plainly hasn’t. It’s been in half a dozen news outlets, you think they all Photoshopped it the exact same way? Grow up. Show us the “original” if you can, or piss off.

    Bobo bunny says:
    29 January, 2023 at 7:56 pm

    Here is the original photo:

    Save the pic from your site at Nic 1.Save the telegraph image as nic2. Compare both images in

    your photo has subtly different shading around the eyes and her complexion has been shaded to look ruddy and generally rougher. it has been altered and I claim my 5 pounds.

    I’m no fan of Sturgeon but you are peddling shite.

    If I may play Devil’s Advocate … and accepting “Bobo Bunny”‘s post as being in good faith (Good grief, with a name like Bobo Bunny they must be in their 60s at least), I did as he/she/it claimed, and really they ought to have realised the problem at once.

    Exhibit A:

    The Telegraph’s is 876.38KB whereas Stu’s is 397.95KB. If you haven’t already noticed the bloody obvious, the initial sources are different.

    The only thing Stu appears to be guilty of, judging by the picture’s dimensions, is using the preview pic from Getty Images rather than paying for it – this appears to be from where Stu got his.

    Exhibit B:×612&w=0&k=20&c=UILhLqL1Rc4pnEgzvYf32mQM0IEtouoUcwHhhd8n7ow=

    The version in the Telegraph is a crop of the full size one from Getty Pics (They paid £375 for one photo? They must be off their heads!) – photo ID 1246554330 (proof:

    The Telegraph’s image is at 960px × 600px – even with the quite hefty crop, it would still need resizing, and whenever you crop a photo and save it, you always lose some definition no matter what editing package you use. That’s the ironic reason for the “difference” – it’s the Dreadnought’s picture which has been changed from the original, not the one posted on here.

    Sorry sensation seekers, nothing to see here.

  127. Daisy Walker says:

    Ref Neale Hanvey’s 10 minute Bill and the 7 years between Referendum’s… he’s giving nothing away. What it does is highlight an existing international and British standard already in play… therefore, if it’s good enough for Northern Ireland, what possible arguement can they have, that it’s not good enough for Scotland.

    Likewise, since the last one was in 2014, we could have another Indyref tomorrow since its been 8 years since the last one.

    Incidentally this is for a Referendum and does not (cannot) impact on plebiscite GE or HE- that is why they hate this idea so much, because they cannot block it.

    Ref Holyrood and the MSP’s voting for this wicked GRR…. I’d like to see certain subjects grouped or labeled for their impact/importance – eg Safety of Women and Children – call it a Class A subject.

    When a Class A subject is then put before Holyrood for a new Bill, or for amendment of an existing Bill, all evidence presented on the issue must be signed for by all MSP’s as having read it. They could not claim at a later date they were unaware. A trial Judge cannot do so, Police cannot do so, Teachers and Social Workers cannot do so – they have a legal obligation to evaluate such evidence – failure to do so can be culpable and a neglect of duty with legal consequences.

    All evidence must be of an acceptable quality – ie wild and false claims of being the most put upon wee souls in existence, must be backed up by hard data – or not allowed credence.

    Witness evidence should be taken by impartial employees – not politicians with no experience of doing so… and clear biases towards the outcome.

    Obviously not all subjects would merit this level of diligence, but some most certainly do and should be dealt with in this way.

    It’s crazy that those making the laws, can demonstrate bias, disregarding of direct evidence, failure to scrutinise, blocking of witnesses, etc, etc when it comes to formulating laws in our country… and when the tide comes in, they can plead plausible deniability and say they were unaware of that bit. Scot free, a bit like our paedophiles.

    Likewise I think a wee law introduced that states all politicians, when they leave office, will still have to declare all their financial interests and incomes to public scrutiny, accompanied by a ban on them working for a full 10 years after office for certain companies – Big Pharma, Weapons Manufacturers, etc – might start to make the revolving door policy a bit harder.

  128. Viscount Ennui says:

    Confused says:
    29 January, 2023 at 8:15 pm

    It sounds a little wide of the mark but actually hits the sweet spot from my own perosnal experience.

    Scotland has been played like a flute.

  129. Peter S says:

    Keep in mind that the Scottish Trans Alliance is a sockpuppet of the Scottish Government in the first place – it is almost exclusively financed by it and so is very unlikely to do anything that the Scottish Government doesn’t want.

  130. George Ferguson says:

    @Mark Boyle 9:57pm
    In English please for us mere mortals. Is the image as constructed, or anyway, unfair to Nicola Sturgeon?. Was the photo taken by a photographer?. Is this a tech dispute? Is this an SNP conspiracy? What about the evidence? I have evidence on other matters should I expect an algorithm to come up and bite me on the ass?. BBC and STV yer teas oot. Run with the truth.

  131. gregor says:

    NationalScot (2019): Scotland’s prisons are well beyond maximum capacity:

    “The majority of Scotland’s prisons were at or beyond their maximum capacity last month, figures show…

    “…new figures show that our prisons are bursting at the seams with the majority now full or overcrowded.

    People are being packed in like sardines.

    Those working in prisons have warned that the population surge is putting services at risk and jeopardising progress.

    Prison capacities are set for a reason.”

    A Scottish Government spokesman said: “Scotland has the highest rate of incarceration per 100,000 of population of any Western European country.”…”:

  132. Ruby says:

    George Ferguson says:
    29 January, 2023 at 10:58 pm

    Was the photo taken by a photographer?

    Do you mean a professional photographer?

    It’s not really a very good photo except that the photographer has captured her having a ‘hot flush’

  133. Brian Doonthetoon says:

    Keep up Ruby.

    It’s a Getty pic, taken by Ken Jack.


  134. Ruby says:

    Brian Doonthetoon says:
    30 January, 2023 at 12:38 am

    Keep up Ruby.

    It’s a Getty pic, taken by Ken Jack.


    Why do you think I need to know that Brian?

    What do I need to keep up with?

  135. Rev. Stuart Campbell says:

    “It’s not really a very good photo except that the photographer has captured her having a ‘hot flush’”

    She’s of a certain age where that can happen to women, plus it’s January so she might just have come in to a warm room from a cold outdoors. It’s of very little importance – the picture isn’t the key evidence supporting anything, it’s just an illustration of a point – and the mad paranoid reaction of some that anything showing the Dear Leader in a poor light must be fabricated is wearisome.

  136. Brian Doonthetoon says:

    Hi Ruby at 1:10 am

    You quoted and typed,
    Brian Doonthetoon says:
    30 January, 2023 at 12:38 am

    Keep up Ruby.

    It’s a Getty pic, taken by Ken Jack.

    Why do you think I need to know that Brian?

    Because you previously asked,
    “Do you mean a professional photographer?”

    I assume Ken Jack is a professional, as he works for Getty Images.

  137. Anne Johnston says:

    She looks ‘Haunted’

  138. gregor says:

    Herald Scotland is in Cloud-QAnon-Cuckoo Land:

    NeilMackay (27/01/2023): Twit:

    “Quit painting Sturgeon as evil, Caledonian QAnon, she’s got plenty of faults but she’s not Satan.

    My Friday night newsletter in heraldscotland looks at the demented abuse that Nicola Sturgeon has been getting this week.”:

    HeraldScotland (2020): THE BIG READ: Inside the QAnon cult as its contagion spreads to Scotland:

    “The world’s most powerful, dangerous and fastest-spreading conspiracy theory has now infected British and Scottish society and we should be very worried. Neil Mackay investigates…

    QAnon arrived in Scotland and the rest of Britain during coronavirus. This global conspiracy theory is as virulent and transnational as the pandemic. It operates like a virus – spreading from place to place, infecting one carrier after another…”:

  139. gregor says:




    Trans-Gender/s ???

    “Woman” ???

    The Age of The Banana…

  140. gregor says:

    Del Amitri (2013): Always The Last To Know:

    “So you’re in love with someone else…

    I hear you’ve never felt so alive
    So much desire beyond control
    And as usual I am the last to know

    The last to know…

    Always the last to know
    How you’re feeling
    The last to know
    Where you are…

    You were the last to know
    You were the last to know
    Don’t let me be the last to know…”:

  141. gregor says:

    Sturgeons-Web.Co.UK: Frequently asked questions & Sturgeon information:

    “Why do some Sturgeon bend into a u-shape and lay on the bottom?…

    What is the best way to treat my Sturgeon?


  142. gregor says:

    TelegraphUK (29/01/2023): Nicola Sturgeon about-turns over transgender prisoners:

    “Trans prisoners with a history of violence against women will no longer be moved to female jails in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon’s Government has said in a dramatic U-turn aimed at stopping more scandals…”:

  143. gregor says:

    No Scotland, No Party (2021): Feat. Captain Risk:

    “…Bring back the chance in the stands

    And when Scotland scores, you’ll hear the cheers all across the land…

    We’re gonna party in style…

    There’s no telling how far we will go…

    We’ve waited patiently through months of quarantine…

    Bring back the Hampden Roar…”:

  144. gregor says:

    Spectator (30/01/2023): Nicola Sturgeon will regret her ‘basket of deplorables’ moment:

    “…Sturgeon’s dogged pursuit of radical transgender policies, via her now-blocked gender bill, has blown up in her face.

    …SNP has lost the room and the moral plot when it comes to the gender issue.

    Now, Nicola Sturgeon has demonstrated that famous political nous once again by dismissing her critics as bigots…

    No leader of any political party anywhere in the world would call people Misogynistic , homophobic racists and remain leader.

    This is Not Normal behaviour…”:

  145. gregor says:

    BBC (30/01/2023): Nicola Sturgeon: No apology over transgender prisoner row:

    “Nicola Sturgeon has said her government has nothing to apologise for in its handling of the recent transgender prisoner controversy…”:

  146. Jane Doe says:

    I can’t see Mr MacKay changing Fletchers diapers, holding his hand or calling him Obi Wan Kanobi. Why is the SPS indulging the sexual fantasies and fetishes of prisoners? Apart from anything else it is demeaning for prison staff.

  147. gregor says:


    “Often visited by ghosts (= spirits of dead people).”

    “Haunted eyes.”

    “Showing signs of suffering or severe anxiety.”

  148. gregor says:

    Times (April): MI6 flies the flag for transgender awareness:

    “The head of MI6 (Richard Moore) has hoisted the transgender flag…

    Marking International Transgender Day of Visibility, which aims to raise awareness…

    Moore was political director at the Foreign Office when he was chosen to take on the role of “C”, renowned as the boss of fictional spies such as James Bond… His personality makes him something of a wild card.

    He read philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford but told pupils at his old school that he only attended half a dozen lectures in three years, preferring to play…”:

  149. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum (2018): Agenda: Fourth Industrial Revolution:

    MI6 chief calls for espionage 4.0 in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution:

    “The head of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly referred to as MI6, has called for a new era of tech-enabled espionage techniques to cope with the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

    As the technological and biological worlds converge, the 4IR will open up possibilities for businesses and individuals, blurring the lines between the physical and the digital…

    Klaus Schwab, pointed out when he coined the term Fourth Industrial Revolution, “we do not yet know just how it will unfold”…”:

  150. gregor says:

    DerryJournal (2020): Devi Sridhar tells Stormont committee anti-lockdown lobby are responsible for stricter lockdowns:

    “The people who are most anti-lockdown have been frustrating to listen to because those are the people pushing us into lockdown because the anti-lockdowners are reducing compliance…

    So the irony is the people who are most against restrictions are causing us to go into these restriction cycles and those of us who are articulating public health principles, good compliance, voluntary behavioural change…”:

    Devl Sridhar (30/01/2023): Twit:

    “My approach to exercise is something is better than nothing. 10 mins walk is better than nothing. A 20 min cycle is better than nothing. It may not seem much but just get moving in whatever way works in your life…”:

  151. gregor says:

    J.K. Rowling (30/01/2022): Twitter:

    “I don’t know about you, but excluding women from women’s prisons just because they’ve got penises, male pattern baldness and have committed a couple of rapes seems awfully TERFy to me.”:

  152. gregor says:

    USAToday (2020): What’s a TERF and why is ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling being called one???

    “What does TERF mean?

    TERF is an acronym that stands for trans exclusionary…

    Why are TERF views considered transphobic?

    TERF views deny the validity of transgender people and transgender identities…”:

  153. gregor says:

    Stonewall (2023): The Truth about Trans: For people who are hungry for real info:

    How does a person know they are trans?

    “Many people know they’re trans from a young age… Other trans people do not know until they are teenagers… what is clear is that it’s not something that’s a fad or a ‘lifestyle choice’… There is no right or wrong way to be trans…”

    Does teachers and doctors talking about trans issues more make children and young people think they are trans when they aren’t?

    “No….fact that teachers, doctors, families and caregivers are talking about gender more is a good thing. It means that children are more empowered and more able to explore their identity…”

    Should under 18s be able to transition?

    “…some children and young people may not want or require any medical support. …some young people who are certain about who they are… medical treatment can be the right course of action…

    From 16 onwards, after further assessment, this can include cross-sex hormones…

    …contrary to narratives that young people are being ‘fast-tracked’ into medical transition, waiting lists for these services are now over two years long – leaving young people and their families without any support. These waiting lists must be tackled urgently.”

    Is it true that lots of people change their mind about their transition?

    “…it does happen….”:

  154. gregor says:

    Scottish Government: Child protection:

    “Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of child sexual abuse in which a person(s) of any age takes advantage of a power imbalance to force or entice a child into engaging in sexual activity in return for something received by the child and/or those perpetrating or facilitating the abuse.

    This form of abuse is complex and often hidden, and we are taking action to ensure that children and young people at risk of, and victims of, sexual abuse are identified, supported and offered high-quality, timely support. Perpetrators are stopped and brought to justice.

    We are currently working to improve our understanding of the scale and nature of child sexual exploitation in Scotland…

    We know that child sexual exploitation can have a link with other criminal activity…”:

  155. gregor says:

    DailyRecord (2021): Child grooming crimes in Scotland rise by 80% in five years:

    “Sexual messages being sent to children have risen by 80 per cent in the last five years, shocking Police Scotland figures reveal…

    The charity also warn that the figures for the last year do not represent the full impact…”:

  156. gregor says:

    Police Scotland (2023): Information for perpetrators of child sexual abuse and how Police Scotland is investigating it:

    Advice for perpetrators:

    “Targeting young people online for any sexually motivated purpose is wrong and you will get caught:

    You are putting yourself at huge risk of being publicly exposed.

    You can (will) lose your privacy, your family, your home, employment and freedom.

    Child sexual abuse is a priority for Police Scotland…”:

  157. gregor says:

    StonewallScotland (2023) Historic Announcement:

    “Today, Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced to the Scottish Parliament that Scotland is to become the first country in the world to have LGBTI-inclusive education embedded throughout the curriculum.

    Over the last 18 months, Stonewall Scotland has been part of the Scottish Government’s LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group…

    Stonewall Scotland will continue to work with the Scottish Government, Education Scotland and organisations such as Time for Inclusive Education and LGBT Youth Scotland on the implementation of these reforms…”:

  158. gregor says:

    FOI Request: Scottish Government: Published Jan 5 2023:

    Over the last 18 months, Stonewall Scotland has been part of the Scottish Government’s LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group.

    Information requested:

    What was the membership fee given to Stonewall as part of their Diversity Champions programme in 2021-22 by your organisation?

    Is your organisation currently a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme?

    What additional monies have been given to Stonewall in 2021-22?


    “The membership fee given to Stonewall in 2021-2022 was £3,000.

    Scottish Government is currently a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

    A further £9,840 was paid to Stonewall in 2021-2022 for other programmes. These programmes consisted of training sessions focused on: Trans Awareness, Bi-sexual inclusion, and Allyship…”:

  159. Brian Doonthetoon says:

    gregor – you’re over-stirring the pot…

  160. What Rot says:

    I WISH, I so wish that Alex the gaffer could be put back in charge.

    I hope every woman in Scotland (and every man who cares about women) gives the Alba party their vote at the next election. Delicious poetic justice!


  161. gregor says:

    @Brian Doonthetoon

    Who’s taking responsibility…

    Three Craws (2019): Scottish nursery rhyme sung by Christina Stewart:

    “Three craws sat upon a waa
    Sat upon a waa
    Sat upon a waa
    Three craws sat upon a waa
    On a cauld an frosty mornin…

    The fourth craw wisna there at aa…”:

  162. gregor says:

    DailyRecord (31/01/2023): SNP MP refuses to answer question on trans sex offenders in female jails:

    “A leading SNP MP has dodged questions on whether trans people convicted of sex crimes should be allowed in female jails.

    Alyn Smith, whose constituency includes the Cornton Vale prison, said he had “nothing to say” on the issue…”:

  163. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum (2019) Agenda: What my transgender child can teach us about the workforce of the future:

    “My husband sent me this text about our daughter while I was attending a luncheon at Davos 2019… I had opened the luncheon by sharing my family’s journey parenting a 13-year-old transgender daughter…

    One of Jordyn’s icons, social media superstar and transgender woman Gigi Gorgeous, was sitting a few seats away from me at the Davos luncheon. I asked Gigi to text my daughter while she was still on the bus. A few minutes later, instead of a disdainful response to a mother’s platitudes, Jordyn texted me “Omg omg omg, do I text her back?!”

    The magic of Davos in bringing global leaders together meant my daughter was off to a good start on her first day of school…”:

  164. gregor says:

    Courier (31/01/2023): Jim Spence: Trans prisoner row suggests Sturgeon has picked the wrong fight this time:

    “Nicola Sturgeon’s corner might have to throw the towel in if she gives another incoherent interview on the issue of trans women.

    The FM was like a punch drunk prize-fighter who had gone one round too many in her interview on the subject with TV reporter Peter Adam.

    She stuttered and stumbled like a pugilist desperately hoping to hear the bell for the end of the round.

    But when it mercifully dinged, any impartial judges marking her scorecard must have wondered if it was time for her to hang up her gloves and retire gracefully…”:

  165. gregor says:

    Snowgoose (2016): Harmony Springs:

    “…Can’t you see that harmony springs

    Can’t you see that harmony springs

    Head into the future…”:

  166. gregor says:

    Joanna Cherry (31/01/2023): Twitter:

    re. Gender bill rebels should quit SNP, says Alyn Smith:

    “Self identification was not promised in the SNP manifesto & our conference did not debate never mind back it. We rebels are going nowhere particularly now that events have substantiated our legitimate concerns. I hope that’s clear.”:

  167. gregor says:

    The KLF (2020): Last Train To Trancentral (Live From The Lost Continent):

    “…Also known as the justified ancients of Mu Mu…

    All aboard, all aboard, whoa
    (Come on, boy, do you wanna ride?)
    All aboard, all aboard, whoa

    (Last train to Trancentral)…”:

  168. gregor says:

    Tree Sturgeon (31/01/2023): Twit:

    “You sound like you’ve entertaining the anti-vax anti-lockdown pipeline that’s lead these muppets into a deep state / one world gov WEF conspiracy… The best evidence anyone has had for this batshit conspiracy so far has been utterly pathetic. Do you have anything good?”:

  169. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: People:

    Nicola Sturgeon: First Minister of Scotland, Office of the First Minister of Scotland:

  170. Lorne says:

    There is a site documenting all the trans identifying offenders in UK jails, it stresses that this in not like the average man or women representative of the population, but does point out that a lot of the Trans inmates are in for sexual offences and crimes of violence.
    TransCrimeUK very sobering reading.
    Such as info that the serial killer Steven Wright was amongst other things a AGP /cross dresser if you are still catching up.
    It is more than coincidence that the push at least as it is framed for the mainstream media around the World that trans identifying are more targetted as victims than any other group. It is actually a falsehood that has been turned into a mantra. As has in the case of the grooming and setting on the conveyor belt to irreversibly damaged youngsters that if their claim to be trans ir body dysmorphia is not appeased then they are likely to commit suicide. This is not just emotional blackmail towards the parents it is a cri inal blqckmail as it is false. In fact as detransitioned young people have been trying to say to legislator, the damage of puberty blockers, cross sex hormones and drastic butchery leaves them with extreme medical and phycological problems that do lead some to take their own lives.
    Women and children are being betrayed by society to pander to the terror cult that doesnt represent the tiny minority who before for whatever reason as mature adults did feel the need to live as the opposite sex.
    As for policy well turn a stone and you often as not find a paedophile connected somewhere.

  171. Lorne says:

    @ Gregor spot on

    The general public everywhere are not aware of the damage to children being groomed to think they are trans, that certainly sets them on a path that with the drivers of social media giants and echo chamber of platforms leads them to so called experts.
    Even if they are confused the so called experts are lobbyists for puberty blockers, cross sex hormones and medical sterilization and or mutilation thst is called sex reassignment.
    Capture a generation then you have more foot soldiers for the movement, you have medically dependent damaged and compliant workers brainwashed and lost. No wonder WEF is in the frame.
    This is the beginning of the mission statement for Scottish Trans Network…”About Scottish Trans
    We work to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.”
    Identify .. more or as many children as possible…as in America.

  172. Lorne says:

    I wouldn’t take you facts from Stonewall plenty of other info to the contrary.
    The grooming of young children is approved in primary schools and heading for nursery age children in order to herd as many down the medical sterilization route as possible. E
    Even with the Tavistock now shut and Mermaids under investigation; children and parents are still being urged on trans charity websites and through the social networks, even girls recruit each other.. to start puberty blockers as early as possible and given vocab to challenge the NHS in how to demand free treatment for all aspects of medical butchery.. there are a lot of vested interests involved.

    A multi pronged assault on young people and society.
    It’s not a minority help service it is a with social media and drug companies et all a lobbying group to recruit.
    With the pyramidic structure that includes governments and legislators police prisons popular culture influencers and the shock troops
    The question should be to what end?

  173. Lorne says:

    T.R.A.N.S. P-R-O-G-R-A-M-M-E .A. G.L.O.B.A.L. P-R-O-J-E-C-T

    T – for TERROR
    R – and RAPACIOUS
    A – ATTACK
    N – on NORMALCY
    S – of SOCIETY

  174. Lorne says:

    America is ahead of us so for a glimpse of how far they have slid into the mire..
    try The 11th Hour Blog for a variety short videos and articles

    And an interview for the uninitiated on where did it all stem from…

  175. gregor says:


    Keep the faith.

    Wicked scheming child mutilating NWO predator has already lost.

    It cannot escape our reality…

  176. gregor says:

    New York Post (31/01/2023): I’m an ex-banker ‘genderless dragon’ — now my son won’t talk to me:

    “They made their body modification fantasy a reality — at the expense of family…

    A former banker who covered their body in tattoos and piercings in a bid to become the world’s “first genderless dragon” is speaking out…

    “The relationship or the connection with my son has changed,” the tattooed Texan confessed. “At the time when I started my transformation, my son had already turned 16, and he rejected me at that point in my life…

    My son hasn’t been in my life for seven years, I’m hoping that he is at least watching me on the internet…””:

  177. gregor says:

    Telegraph (31/1/2023): Sturgeon’s gender ideology is imploding in real time:

    “The SNP has been forced to accept the arguments of the very Terfs that days ago the party was attacking…

    …a Rubicon has been crossed.

    Gender ideologues may continue to self-identify as correct; but, like adults who wear crocs in public, they forget that we can see them.”:

  178. gregor says:

    Nicola Sturgeon Quotes (01/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Not only is our First Minister Nicola Sturgeon incredibly intelligent, courageous, empathetic, resilient , trustworthy, innovative, honest, and kind…

    She’s also bloody gorgeous too!

    Scotland is so lucky to have such a beautiful leader – inside and out!


  179. gregor says:

    Spectator (01/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon’s trans prison saga continues:

    “Could the extraordinary scandal of transgender sex offenders being sent to women’s prisons come at any worse a time for Nicola Sturgeon?

    How was this allowed to happen? How did the First Minister not know until last week that rapists, such as Isla Bryson (formerly Adam Graham), were being housed in women’s prisons? How could it have been that a sex offender was caged in with female prisoners, ‘like a fox in a henhouse’…

    The questions keep coming…”:

  180. gregor says:

    The Foxes (2019): Human:

    “…Sometimes I get nervous when I see an open door

    Close your eyes
    Clear your heart…

    Are we human
    Or are we dancer…”:

  181. gregor says:

    Barry Thain (Husband, dad, cook…) (01/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Hasn’t Holyrood gone terribly quiet about the “full-frontal attack on democracy” since this full-frontal attack on reality?”:

  182. gregor says:

    Tyrannus (2022): A Worse Reality:

    “…Time untouchable
    Life unattainable
    Sleep walk through hell
    Robbed of all purpose

    A cruel dream promises
    A new existence
    Beyond emptiness
    To ail our sickness

    Seek love from hatred
    Sustained by your death
    Consumes your flesh and soul
    Let it eat you whole…”:

  183. gregor says:


    “The state of things as they are, rather than as they are imagined to be.”

    “A fact.”

    “The book confronts the harsh social and political realities of the world today.”

    “Her childhood ambition became a reality (= happened in fact) when she was made a judge.”

  184. gregor says:

    @Calton Hill Eagle (01/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Nicola Sturgeon is in hiding, Keith Brown looks haggard and Shona Robison looks like the lights are on but there’s nobody home.

    That’s what refusing to accept reality does to you.


  185. gregor says:

    DailyExpressScot (01/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon told to quit NOW in Nat dominated poll as 88 per cent want her to resign immediately:

    “Nicola Sturgeon has been overwhelmingly urged to quit in an online poll run by a Scexit-supporting Twitter account. A massive 87.6 per cent of those who took part in the survey said the First Minister should resign “immediately”.

    In contrast, just 6.2 per cent thought she was “doing great”. A further 2.3 per cent said she would “turn it around” while 3.8 per cent wanted her given more time.

    The poll, which had over 6,700 votes, was posted by Wings Over Scotland in the wake of the gender debate which blew up last week…”:

  186. gregor says:

    Robert E Fuller (2022): Magnificent White Tailed Eagles of Scotland:


    Absolute magic…

    The Eagle flew over the top of the harbour seals, there…
    And they all reacted

    …That was just incredible…

    Off it goes…”:

  187. gregor says:

    First Minister (01/02/2023): Twit:

    “FM @NicolaSturgeon met with @AnoushehAnsari @xprize CEO and former astronaut, today. They discussed Scotland’s space and manufacturing strengths and how these can support the net zero transition. Over 130 space companies currently operate from Scotland.”:

  188. gregor says:


    “An empty area that is available to be used.”

    “The area around everything that exists, continuing in all directions.”

    “The distance between a football, rugby, etc. player and any opposing players.”

    “If you give quality players that much space, they will punish you.”

  189. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Organizations:

    X Prize Foundation: Headquarters USA:

  190. gregor says:

    Mogwai TV (2015): Thank You Space Expert:

    “Thank You Space Expert · Mogwai

    The Hawk Is Howling…”:

  191. gregor says:

    Wikipedia: Bald eagle:

    “The bald eagle is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies and forms a species pair with the white-tailed eagle…”:

  192. gregor says:

    World Birds: Joy of Nature: Eagle Symbolism & Meaning (+Totem, Spirit & Omens):

    “Humanity has looked to the majesty of the eagle since time immemorial as the embodiment of the majesty of nature. Eagles are important mythological figures in cultures worldwide and continue to play a role in the spiritual lives of human beings. As a source of inspiration or a guiding force, the eagle teaches individuals about the value of the high road and the unparalleled joys of true freedom…

    Eagle encounters remind us to have faith in ourselves and to choose the righteous path…”:

  193. gregor says:

    Independent (02/02/2023): Rapist Isla Bryson not truly transgender, Nicola Sturgeon suggests:

    Nicola Sturgeon:

    “…What I think is relevant in this case is not whether the individual is a man or …a woman or is trans…”:

  194. gregor says:


    “Not related to what is being discussed or considered and therefore not important.”

    “Many of these problems may simply fade into irrelevance when the new rules come into force.”

  195. gregor says:

    The Beta Band (2020): Human Being:

    “…I find it very hard
    To say what I see
    What’s going through her mind
    When she’s looking the me…

    Some piece of mind for the girl inside
    Some little piece for the man who hides
    Some piece of mind for the girl inside
    Some little piece for the man who hides
    We might just break can you hear us trying
    We might just break can you see us crying…”:

  196. gregor says:

    Telegraph (02/02/2023): Sturgeon gender policy in disarray after she refuses to say transgender rapist is female:

    “Nicola Sturgeon has undermined her own self-identification gender scheme after she refused three times to say a transgender rapist who claims to be a woman was female….

    Ms Sturgeon’s refusal to answer the key question over Bryson’s gender came despite her telling a TV interviewer earlier this week that “trans women are women” when pressed on the same issue…”:

  197. gregor says:

    HeraldScot (2020): Nicola Sturgeon dismisses concerns over gender reforms as ‘not valid’:

    “…She said: “Gender recognition reform is about changing an existing process to make it less degrading, intrusive and traumatic for one of the most stigmatised minorities in our society…”:

  198. gregor says:

    Orange Juice (1982): Tender Object (You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever):

    “Here I go around and around
    Sick inside and eyes to the ground
    Looking for a sign to set me free…

    I trusted you…

    I step down to the arcade
    And I see my reflection in the window
    Come step down to the arcade
    And we’ll laugh at our reflections in the window-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa…”:

  199. gregor says:

    SpiritAnimal: The Dolphin Spirit Animal: Dolphin Symbolism:

    “The dolphin is a complex animal and has had many different meanings attached to it throughout history, including:

    • Peace and harmony
    • Protection
    • Playfulness and joy…

    Dolphins as Representatives of Peace and Harmony:

    Dolphins balance their animal nature with a higher intelligence. They trust their instincts and intuition rather than overthinking things. They live peacefully with other species, including humans.

    It isn’t uncommon for dolphins to swim and play around swimmers and boats…”:

  200. gregor says:

    Telegraph (02/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon’s political career is over – and even the SNP knows it:

    “…not in Nicola Sturgeon’s book it isn’t.”:

  201. gregor says:

    Animal Songs (2021): Seal Clapping Song:

    “…Clap Clap Clap Like a Like a seal…

    Wakey! Wakey! Wakey clapping…

    Clapping like this! Clapping like this Yay!…”:

  202. gregor says:

    @’…of The Banana’

    This is our reality…

  203. gregor says:

    @NWO demon cannot escape.

    (re. The Beta Band: Human Being@Eagle sees you)…

  204. gregor says:

    BBC (03/02/2023): Man posted online about assassination of Nicola Sturgeon:

    “A man who posted online about the “assassination” of Nicola Sturgeon before helping to assault a sheriff has been convicted of threatening and abusive behaviour…

    …remarks towards the first minister which were discovered by her private office in Edinburgh in 2019…”:

  205. gregor says:

    Google News Search (03/02/2023): “nicola sturgeon news”

    Google Top News Results:

    “Pensioner who threatened to assassinate Nicola Sturgeon found guilty”

    “Man posted online about assassination of Nicola Sturgeon”

    “Man found guilty of sending threatening messages to Sturgeon”

  206. gregor says:


    “A different route that is used because a road is closed.”

    “The fact of something being sent somewhere different from where it was originally intended to go.”

    “Something that takes your attention away from something else.”

    “A system that allows someone to avoid having a permanent criminal record, or to avoid punishment as a criminal, if they complete a course of treatment or study.”

  207. gregor says:

    Nazareth (2021): (Fool Circle): Crazy (A Suitable Case for Treatment):

    “…Givin’ me a number
    Nine, seven, eight
    Gimme back my name

    Livin’ on the outside
    Lookin’ inside to be free
    Feel so good for awhile…

    You don’t know why
    Cry while you lie…

    Gimme back my name
    Let me make my statement
    Crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy
    Crazy, a suitable case for treatment…”:

  208. gregor says:

    SNP (2017): Nicola Sturgeon’s speech…

    “…Right now, Scotland stands at a hugely important crossroads.
    We didn’t choose to be in this position. In common with most people across the country… But we are, and the stakes are high…

    …we now face the prospect of a centralization of power… All of this has massive implications for Scotland… It has implications for our society – how open, welcoming, diverse and fair we will be in future?
    And it has implications for our democracy – to what extent will we be able to determine our own direction… rather than having it decided for us?

    What is at stake is the kind of country we will become.
    At times of change and uncertainty, the instinct to do nothing and just hope for the best is understandable…

    There has been talk of special deals… That cannot be a secure basis on which to build a better Scotland. But it is where we stand today…

    …I am ensuring that Scotland’s future will be decided not just by me, the Scottish Government or the SNP…”:

  209. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum (2020): Great Reset:

    “…World Economic Forum is starting The Great Reset initiative…


    Direction of national economies…

    Priorities of societies…

    Nature of business models…

    Management of a global commons…

    New social contract…”:

  210. gregor says:

    Scottish Andrew (2023): The iLLuMiNaTi RaG:

    “…Cover up the flesh with the cape
    The GrandMaster wants no excuses
    Special branch are filming us on tape…

    It isn’t that odd, there may be a God
    But I’m just in it for the money…

    Hail the new order is just o’er the border
    We all missed dinner at eight
    I gave up my soul to be on that roll
    Whys my promotion so late

    I hate that mediocre bleatin
    I’m an initiate now of the dawn
    I’ll get me a handshake with satan
    But if he don’t see me I’m gone…”:

  211. Lorne says:

    I think you should get your own blog mate, ease off on the …
    But if you are so obsessed with monopolising the thread with song lyrics.
    I’ve just got one line to sum up … from the wise beyond her years Poly Styrene. R.I.P. Marianne xx

    “Identity Is The Crisis Can’t You See?”

  212. gregor says:

    ThinkScotland (03/02/2023): Imperious Nicola Sturgeon demonstrates how out of touch she is:

    “…Green MSP Maggie Chapman didn’t know which sex she was because she hadn’t had a chromosomal test; at today’s First Minister’s Questions Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish Parliament she didn’t know if a double rapist was a man or a woman.

    Has the world gone mad?

    A perusal of the comments on the most widely read nationalist website Wings Over Scotland reveals many nationalists are pleased Westminster has intervened in the GRR becoming law…

    Many nationalists not only reject extreme trans ideology but see it as a distraction from the SNP’s founding mission. They can’t understand why their leader is not pursuing a second independence referendum with the same energy and urgency…”:

  213. gregor says:

    The KLF (2020): Justified & Ancient:

    “…The last train left an hour ago
    They were singing, “All aboard”
    All bound for Mu Mu Land…

    Justified and ancient, ancient and a-justified
    Rocking to the rhythm in their ice cream van
    With the plan and the key to
    Enter into Mu Mu…

    Fishing in the rivers of life
    Fishing in the rivers of life (hey)…

    All bound for Mu Mu Land…”:

  214. gregor says:

    @Lorne re. monopolising the thread with song lyrics.

    Not my songs.

    Scotland’s songs (arts/culture/identity/history)…

  215. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Agenda Contributor:

    Pope Francis: Vatican:

  216. gregor says:

    BBC (04/02/2023): Kirk moderator joins Pope in historic South Sudan pilgrimage:

    “The Moderator of the Church of Scotland has described his historic pilgrimage with the Pope to South Sudan as a “sign of Christian unity”…”:

  217. gregor says:

    Wikipedia: Catholic Church sexual abuse cases:

    “There have been many cases of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, nuns, popes and other members…”:

  218. gregor says:

    EveningStandard (2016): Jimmy Savile report: ‘Culture of fear among BBC staff led to decades of DJ’s vile abuse’:

    “A predatory paedophile may still be lurking within the BBC despite the Jimmy Savile scandal, its boss admitted today.

    Director-general Lord Hall apologised to Savile’s victims and admitted the BBC “could” have known about his abuse…”:

  219. gregor says:

    @77th Brigade Ltd (WEF BUTT-PLUG)

    Shame on you (re. ultimate British/public ("Tractor" - Ed))

  220. gregor says:

    NationalScot 30/01/2023): Probe to look into 77th Brigade monitoring of UK social media posts:

    “…Big Brother Watch claimed that soldiers from the Army’s 77th Brigade collated tweets from British citizens about Covid-19 at the start of the pandemic and passed them to the Cabinet Office as part of wider cross-Government efforts to combat misinformation and disinformation about Covid-19…”:

  221. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum (2015) Agenda: What is information warfare?

    “…defined information warfare as the “conflict or struggle between two or more groups in the information environment”. You might say that just sounds like a fancier way of describing hacking. In fact it’s a lot more sinister and a lot more dangerous than its somewhat tame name implies…

    Information warfare combines electronic warfare, cyberwarfare and psy-ops (psychological operations) into a single fighting organisation, and this will be central to all warfare in the future…”:

  222. gregor says:

    BBC (04/02/2023): Courts waved through warrants for prepayment meter fitting:

    “Courts waved through applications by energy firms to forcibly install prepayment meters in people’s homes, according to internal advice leaked…”:

  223. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Organizations:

    International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL):

  224. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Agenda Contributor:

    Jürgen Stock: Secretary-General, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL):

  225. gregor says:

    Times (04/02/2023): SNP, Sturgeon and independence fall in poll after Isla Bryson trans prisoner row:

    “Support for the SNP, for Nicola Sturgeon and for Scottish independence has fallen sharply as the party’s crisis over transgender rights deepens…

    Senior allies of the first minister have spoken of a “meltdown”..”:

  226. gregor says:

    CountrySquireMagazine (2021) Authoritarianism V Liberalism (James Melville):

    “The Covid crisis has created the perfect storm of coercive authoritarianism. A combination of government psychological manipulation, SAGE cultivated modelling and commentary, daily media bombast, tech applications to harvest data and connect people and seemingly endless set furlough cycles have created a möbius loop of scaremongering, an anti social network of isolated home living, luxury communism to authoritarianism, sanctimonious fascism, medical apartheid, loss of bodily autonomy, discrimination, segregation and a vindictive cancel culture to anyone who points all of this out.


  227. gregor says:

    Wikileaks (04/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Editors and publishers of the five media organizations who first partnered with Julian Assange – The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel – call for his immediate release.”:

  228. gregor says:

    HeraldScot (14/01/2023): A&E delays and excess deaths – is this the new normal?

    “It has been compared to playing “Russian roulette” with patients’ lives and described by frontline healthcare workers as “inhumane”, “horrific”, and putting safety “at risk every day”…

    The magnitude is open to debate, yes; but the fact that people are dying directly, and needlessly…”:

  229. gregor says:

    GlasgowTimes (01/02/2023) Nicola Sturgeon: We’ll continue to support the recovery..:

    “Our health and social care system, and the tens of thousands of dedicated women and men who work in it, has been dealing with a ‘perfect storm’ of factors and, combined, these have led to many delays and much disruption for patients and staff alike.

    This ‘perfect storm’ encompasses the legacy…”:

  230. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum (2019): Agenda: The answer to nationalist fervour isn’t less globalism. It’s more:

    “…The trouble with rising nationalism is its ability to mask the gains of globalisation and the values of the human rights…”:

  231. gregor says:

    Holyrood (2020): As delegates jet back from Davos, Nicola Sturgeon wants to show Scotland can do things differently:

    “…In Davos, leading businesspeople, economists and politicians from across the globe descended on the Swiss town for the World Economic Forum’s most exclusive event, to talk money….

    …as the heads of states returned from Davos, it is hard to escape the feeling Scotland is at a crossroads. A choice between possible futures awaits…”:

  232. gregor says:

    Aztec Camera (2013): Good Morning Britain:

    “Jock’s got a vote in Parochia
    10 long years and he’s still got her
    Paying tax and and doing stir
    Worry about it later
    And the wind blows hot and the wind blows cold
    But it blows us good so we’ve been told
    Music’s food ’til the art-biz folds
    Let them all eat culture…

    The past is steeped in shame…”:

  233. gregor says:

    Telegraph (05/02/2023): Sorry, Nicola Sturgeon, but we’re all ‘Terfs’ now

    “…gender ideology. The conviction that society must be reshaped to fit the interests of a small minority who claim that they are the sex they “affirm” has been wildly influential. Why? Because of the insistence of radical activists, some academics and an increasing number of bosses and politicians? Or because we – the public – want a world modelled around such ideas? 

    There are increasing signs, luckily, that it is not the latter. That the public does not mistake gender ideology – that a man is a woman because he says so – for reality…”:

  234. gregor says:

    MSM follows @Reality…

  235. gregor says:

    Le_Sorelle_Arduino KPSS (05/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Scotland Police are sending hate crime officers to the #LetWomenSpeak event happening today in Glasgow

    Take a moment to think about that

    This is @NicolaSturgeon‘s Scotland, where women’s speech must quite literally be policed”:

  236. gregor says:

    DailyRecord (05/02/2023): Transgender Scots paedo carried out Valentine’s Day sex attack on schoolgirl:

    “A transgender paedophile carried out a sex attack on a teenage girl while living as a man. Ryan Scott – who was born female – lured the schoolgirl back to their home after meeting up on Valentine’s Day last year.

    The 20-year-old, who uses the name Coral Scott, pounced on the girl, who was just 14 at the time, and tried to engage her in sexual activity. After being caught, Scott set up fake social media accounts to abuse and threaten the victim…”:

  237. gregor says:

    Freya Vanadiss (05/02/2023): Twitter: (re. Unhinged @LGBT Trans-Scottish University hurls verbal abuse at women): Video:

    “No comment needed… #Ed4WomensLib
    @UCLwomenslib @Womans_Place_UK”:

  238. gregor says:

    Primal Scream (2015): Screamadelica: Don’t Fight It, Feel It:

    “Gonna dance to the music all night long
    Gettin’ high, gettin’ happy, gettin’ gone
    Gonna dance to the music all night long
    Gettin’ up , gettin’ down, gonna get it on
    I’m gonna leave the life I live
    I’m gonna love the life I live…

    Gonna get high ’til the day I die…”:

  239. gregor says:

    Scotsman (05/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon’s handling of trans rapist controversy has been’ chaotic and cynical’:

    “The First Minister was coldly dismissive of the suggestion some dangerous men might exploit the introduction of self-ID in order to gain access to spaces reserved for women. These fears were, said Sturgeon, “not valid”…

    In a remarkable turn of events, the SNP leader appears to have changed her mind about this…

    The First Minister’s handling of the sensitive issue of gender recognition has been chaotic. Her behaviour in recent days has been disgracefully cynical…

    …the First Minister said some critics of reform of the Gender Recognition Act were transphobic, homophobic, misogynistic and racist. Sturgeon declined to identify who she meant…

    The First Minister should be ashamed…

    Nicola Sturgeon was making it up as she went along…”:

  240. gregor says:

    Idlewild (2014): The Remote Part: In Remote Part/Scottish Fiction:

    “In the beginning, there were answers
    Then they came along and changed
    All these questions and their answers seemed to change…

    There’s a red road rage
    But it’s not road rage
    It’s asylum seekers engulfed by a grudge
    Scottish friction, Scottish fiction…

    It isn’t in the castle, it isn’t in the mist
    It’s a calling of the waters as they break to show
    The new black death with reactors aglow
    You think your security
    Can keep you in purity
    You will not shake us off
    Above or below…”:

  241. gregor says:


    “A brave, interesting, or unusual act.”

    “To use something for your own benefit.”

    “To use someone unfairly for your own advantage.”

  242. gregor says:

    The Exploited (2019): Fuck The System: Chaos Is My Life:

    “No future no future
    No future at all
    No money no job
    You’ve got fuck all

    Chaos is my life
    Chaos is my life
    Chaos is my life

    Another fucking restart…

    Don’t let the bastards
    Get to you
    The future is chaos
    And chaos is you…”:

  243. gregor says:

    The Supernaturals (2020): It Doesn’t Matter Anymore: Smile:

    “…I’ve become so cynical these days,
    I don’t know how it started but it won’t go away

    See the lines around my eyes
    See the sarcasm in my smile

    You’d better smile, smile, smile, smile, smile, smile, smile, smile…”:

  244. gregor says:

    @No Escape…

  245. gregor says:

    Marko Polo (05/02/2023): Twitter:

    “The public are on to this and will not accept this fiction that is being trotted oot”

    “It’s a great irony isn’t it that a Double Rapist trans woman is going to bring down Nicola Sturgeon and her barking mad government”

  246. gregor says:

    The Mad Ferret Band (2018): The Drunken Piper:

    Instrumental song (Getting LiveLier album): Video:

  247. gregor says:

    Spectator (05/02/2023): Time is running out for Nicola Sturgeon:

    “Nearly ten years after she took over as leader from Alex Salmond just about everything is going wrong at once…

    …Nicola has been walking on water, across a sea of trouble. Until now.

    The ‘trans rapist’ affair has dominated press front pages all week and sensationally exposed the risk of her policy being exploited by predatory men…

    Now Saint Nicola has found herself on the wrong side of history…

    Holyrood is alive with rumours that she is about to quit, had enough, done her time. The SNP is like a pressure cooker ready to erupt. It may be a good time for Nicola to get out of the kitchen…”:

  248. gregor says:

    JustAVoter (05/02/2023): Twitter:

    “SCOTLAND TODAY How it started and how it finished in Glasgow.

    Nicola Sturgeon again dividing people in Scotland! She just creates hatred. Irreparable damage, all for her own personal benefit.


  249. gregor says:

    SundayPost (05/02/2023): Former MSP warns FM must own gender ID fallout:

    “A former SNP MSP has warned Nicola Sturgeon must accept “personal responsibility for her personal passion” after driving through laws making it easier to change gender.

    In bruising criticism, Joan McAlpine said the first minister has risked the safety of women and the independence cause by making the legislation a flagship issue for her government:

    “This ideology is a personal passion of the first minister so now she must answer for any harm done – to women, obviously, but also to her party and the cause of independence.””:

  250. gregor says:

    re. Mad Ferrets/Drunken Piper (@Eagle sees you/Above and below)…

  251. gregor says:

    Ian Blackfool (…I don’t exploit) (05/02/2023): Twitter:

    re. 14 year old girl trauma after violent trans-paedophile-man sex attack

    “You said this would NEVER happen @MhairiBlack @NicolaSturgeon @AngusRobertson @TommySheppard

    hang your heads in shame, your destroying our country”:

  252. gregor says:

    Mark Irvine (05/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Nicola Sturgeon – The Cuckoo’s Calling

    As I finished my post on the Scottish prison officers who describe Nicola Sturgeon as living in ‘cloud cuckoo land’ I said to myself – “didn’t JK Rowling write a book which had something to do with cuckoos?””:

  253. gregor says:

    Jeannie Robertson (1959): I Ken Where I’m Going: The Cuckoos Nest:

    “There is a thornbush in oor kett-yard…

    It is thorned, it is sprinkled — it is compassed all around
    It is thorned, it is sprinkled, and it isn’t easy found

    She said, “Young man, you’re plundering,”
    I said it was nae true
    But I left her with the makin’s of a young cuckoo…”:

  254. gregor says:

    DailyExpress (06/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon set to host press conference later today amid speculation about future:

    “Nicola Sturgeon will be taking to the stage once again today, allowing the press to put questions directly to her in a break from normal practice…

    The Scottish Government staged two NHS press meets within the first few weeks of the year to address the crisis but since announced that she has decided to make it a regular show…

    Not even members of the press are allowed to request follow-up questions while the live stream is fed to Scots through the Scottish Goverment Twitter feed.

    With her party’s stance on gender on even shakier ground than it was at the last February 23 briefing, there is little doubt that it once again dominates questions, along with ongoing speculation that she is crumbling under the pressure of her unpopular policy.”:

  255. gregor says:

    Scotsman (06/02/2023): SNP rebels should call Nicola Sturgeon’s bluff to save their cause:

    “…Humility is not the only attribute absent from the First Minister’s personal strengths, so too is a willingness to find consensus, show contrition or craft a workable compromise. These are gaping holes in a national leader’s job description. To borrow from one of the greatest movies ever made…

    So devout is its personality cult, so monolithic and tectonically slow is the SNP to accept its own faults – and so at odds is Scotland with modern governance standards by allowing a husband and wife team as leader and chief executive of its governing party…

    This is Stalinism on stilts…

    There were nine SNP MSPs who put their principles before their party loyalty and voted against Sturgeon’s GRR Bill in December, all of whom represent a constituency rather than a list seat, but how far do their principles go?..

    The context the SNP rebels operate under is as simple as it is stark – the First Minister represents an existential political threat to both the SNP and the cause of independence.

    It is time the SNP rebels took the high road and sought to save the cause of nationalism by defending the cause of women and children…”:

  256. gregor says:

    Highland Saga (2019): The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond:

    “…Too sad we parted in yon shady glen
    On the steep sides of Ben Lomond
    Where the broken heart knows no second spring
    Resigned we must be while we’re parting

    You’ll take the high road and I’ll take the low road
    And I’ll be in Scotland afore you…”:

  257. gregor says:

    ClassicalMusic: What are the lyrics to Loch Lomond?

    To what do the words of Loch Lomond refer?

    “…There are various theories here, though most centre around the invasion of England by Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite army in 1745…

    The souls of the dead travel quicker along ‘the low road’ than do living people walking along ‘the high road’…”:

  258. gregor says:

    Scottish Government (06/02/2023): Twit: re. Total Melt-Down

    The-Sturgeon holds a press conference: Full Show:

    (Warning: children, women and men will find this footage deeply offensive)

  259. gregor says:

    Tantrum! (2022): Melt it Down (Live At The Tantrum Show):

    (Debut album from Scottish Old School Heavy Metal kings Tantrum! features the singles “NWOBHM” and “New World Order”):

    “…There is no turning back…

    This is the sound
    Of hammers and anvils of steel…

    Melt it Down
    We won’t be bound…”:

  260. gregor says:

    Pictish Trail (2019): Turning Back (Fire Recordings):

    “…We collapse in time
    We forget ourselves
    Rewind to when we didn’t know
    Each other’s eyes
    When I was inclined
    To be polite and retired
    Call it a night
    And let you go
    Now I replay the moment you pretend…

    Hours turning back
    Hours turning back
    Hours turning back…”:

  261. gregor says:

    FireRecords: About (A record label for artists that defy labelling):

    “Fire Songs: …in partnership with Third Side Music…

    Fire has simultaneously developed one of the most impressive rosters of influencial alternative artists, at the top of their creative game…

    …They are far our best hope for the future…”:

  262. gregor says:

    A-Z-Animals: Phoenix Spirit Animal Symbolism & Meaning:

    “Anything in this life is possible when you have the passion of a phoenix…

    What Is the Symbolism of the Phoenix Spirit Animal?

    The phoenix spirit animal symbolizes hope, rebirth, and transformation. The phoenix also has associations with several other symbols. All of these symbols represent different aspects of this mythical bird…

    The first symbol is fire. The phoenix can rise from the ashes, which represents the power of transformation.

    The second symbol is the sun. The phoenix is often seen as a solar symbol, representing rebirth and new beginnings.

    The third symbol is yin and yang…

    When you see a phoenix, it’s a good omen. Instead of offering luck or good fortune, this spiritual bird comes with a much more significant message. The phoenix is all about change, new beginnings, and hope…”:

  263. gregor says:

    NationalScot (06/02/2023): SNP accidentally publish Nicola Sturgeon’s bank account details:

    “The SNP accidentally revealed part of Nicola Sturgeon’s bank account details as they published her tax returns…

    …less than an hour after the tax returns were made available on the SNP website, the page showed a 404 error…

    The FM’s Bank of Scotland bank account number was visible on one of the eight documents…”:

  264. gregor says:

    The Lost Souls Band (1993):The 13th And Everything’s Rosie: When The Dirt Come Falling Down:

    “Everyone that I’ve ever known
    They’re all waiting on a song
    Everyone that I’ve ever left alone
    They’re all gonna come along

    Everyone that I’ve ever loved
    They’ll be out there in the crowd

    Yeah, they’ll all be there
    Yeah, they’ll all be there
    When the dirt comes falling down…”:

  265. gregor says:

    @No Exit…

  266. gregor says:

    Times (06/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon refers to rapist Isla Bryson as ‘she’:

    “Nicola Sturgeon has used female pronouns to describe Isla Bryson after weeks of refusing to say whether the double rapist is a woman…

    Nicola Sturgeon:

    “My comments about her — the person — being a rapist are in the context of what happens within the prison service.”…”:

  267. gregor says:

    BBC (06/02/2023): How damaging is the trans prisoners row for the SNP?

    “…Ms Sturgeon has endured some excruciatingly uncomfortable broadcast interviews and parliamentary exchanges on the topic…

    The issue of gender reform has sparked unprecedented turmoil…

    MP Alyn Smith said the party had a “rip-roaring debate” to come to a “collective view” on gender reform… Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville said SNP candidates should “follow through”…

    …the Scottish government is unable to simply move on from the gender debate… one big row about the principle of self-identification in the eyes of the public.

    …Ms Sturgeon’s main aim at Monday’s question and answer session was to repeatedly underline her argument…”:

  268. gregor says:

    The Delgados (2014): The Great Eastern: Thirteen Gliding Principles:

    “(If you care)
    Do you run (not to stare)
    For your fun (light the light)
    Or do you slide (but take the time)
    The underside? (I’ve been there)
    Lock the door (I have stared)
    Wash the floors (and I have seen)
    Shine the shine (things unseen)
    From indoors (take it back)
    Did you choose (heart attack)
    To amuse? (a setting sun)
    Did you leave (where we’ve begun)
    A smile? (where you fall)
    You hit the ground (children saw)
    Without a sound (about your life)
    You planned it from (Jesus wept)
    The start…

    At least I’ll be clean with it, sliding at ease with it
    First to the finish, last on the floor…”:

  269. gregor says:

    BBC (06/02/2023): Police officer on trial in Edinburgh for rape of woman and young girl:

    “A police officer has gone on trial in Edinburgh charged with the rape of a woman and a young girl… Coulter pleaded not guilty to this and a further seven charges.

    He is also accused of the rape and a series of sexual assaults on a girl, aged five… These include assaulting the woman on occasions from June 2013 to November 2014 by hitting and kicking her, causing her to fall down stairs and striking her head against a kitchen cabinet.

    He is also accused of attacking the five year-old girl and another girl, aged four or five…”:

  270. gregor says:

    Telegraph (06/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon ‘can’t recall’ when she found out husband had lent £100,000 to SNP:

    “Nicola Sturgeon has said she “can’t recall” when she found out that her husband had lent more than £100,000 to the SNP to help it address “cashflow issues”.

    The First Minister claimed that the sum, which Peter Murrell – who is also chief executive of the SNP – gave to the party as an interest-free loan was “his resources” as she was asked about the “unusual” financial arrangement.

    …she declined to categorically state that she had not been a part owner of all or some of the cash lent to the party she leads…”:

  271. gregor says:

    Remember Remember (2011): The Quickening: Scottish Widows:

    (Instrumental: Directed by Scottish based animator Becky Manson):

  272. gregor says:

    Darren Grimes (06/02/2023): Twitter:

    “Former SNP leader Alex Salmond on how Nicola Sturgeon’s self-ID law, an affront to a majority in Scotland, has set the Scottish separatist cause back after thirty years of progress.”:


  273. gregor says:

    Dictator (2021): Mirror Mirror:

    “…She asked me why
    But the answers lay inside
    Don’t trust in me
    I only see skin deep…

    The fear gripped-hold
    Twisted by the vision
    Through the lens of those souls

    It’s all for show…”:

  274. gregor says:

    Telegraph (06/02/2023): Nicola Sturgeon’s gender ‘nonsense’ harming Scottish independence, says Alex Salmond:

    “…Mr Salmond accused Ms Sturgeon of having adopted “some daft ideology imported from elsewhere” and hit out at the “totally absurd” policy…

    He said nationalists should “give up self-identification, embrace self-determination” and return their focus to independence…”:

  275. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Projects: Accelerating LGBT Inclusion Initiative: Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality (PGLE):

    “PGLE is a coalition of organizations committed to leveraging their individual and collective advocacy to accelerate LGBTI equality and inclusion in the workplace and in the broader communities in which they operate.

    The Partnership is supported by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and is operated in collaboration with the World Economic Forum…”:

  276. gregor says:

    Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality (PGLE): Partners:

    “Accenture Best Buy Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Cisco The Coca-Cola Company Edelman Deloitte Deutsche Bank EY Glaad Human Rights Campaign Human Rights Watch International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) Johnson & Johnson
    Kerry Group Mastercard Medtronic Microsoft Novartis Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) OutRight Action International PepsiCo Procter & Gamble PwC Salesforce Scotiabank Stonewall”:

    (source: World Economic Forum)

  277. gregor says:

    World Health Organization: Improving the health and well-being of LGBTIQ+ people:

    “…The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its pledge to “leave no one behind”, based on the normative framework of international human rights law, has reinforced the need to understand and improve the health and well-being of LGBTIQ+ people.

    WHO develops guidelines, provides technical support and conducts research…”:

  278. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Agenda Contributor:

    World Health Organization (WHO):

  279. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum (2019): World Economic Forum and UN Sign Strategic Partnership Framework:

    “The UN-Forum Partnership was signed in a meeting held at United Nations headquarters between UN Secretary-General António Guterres and World Economic Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development…”:

  280. gregor says:

    World Economic Forum: Forum Members:

    “…Forum Members are fully integrated into the World Economic Forum vision…”:

  281. gregor says:

    Wikipedia: World Economic Forum:

    “WEF is an international non-governmental and lobbying organisation…

    The Forum suggests that a globalised world is best managed by a self-selected coalition…”:

  282. gregor says:

    Deeper Into The Rabbit Hole 2: re. Klaus Schwab’s Young Global Leaders (“the most exclusive private social network in the world”):

    Klaus Schwab (NWO@loser): Video:

    “…We Penetrate The Cabinets…”:

  283. gregor says:

    The Jesus and Mary Chain (2015): Automatic: Penetration:

    “Give me penetration
    Take it to the sky
    Give me penetration honey take it till I die…

    Take it till it breaks my spine
    Take it anyway – I don’t care anyway
    Kick it back till it breaks my spine…

    I’ll take it till I die…”:

  284. gregor says:


    “Men, women, and children.”

    The people:

    “The large number of ordinary men and women who do not have positions of power in society.”

    “She claims to be the voice of the people.”

    “The president has lost the support of the people.”

    “The people’s Princess.”

    Someone’s people:

    “The people someone is related to.”

    “Her people come from Scotland originally.”

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