The Wall – Le Mur

Photograph © Pascal Moreau, City walls of Aigues-Mortes, Languedoc By Russell Bruce Message to my French friends Pascal et Al line and anyone else listening to Scotland’s pleas. Le Mur c’est formidable et parfaite pour le frontière entre l’Ecosse et l’Angleterre. L’Europe toujours. Translation: The wall is brilliant and perfect for the border between Scotland … Read more

Black Gold: The trade in human life

Cover of Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball By Russell Bruce Learning to accept that Scotland had a role in the slave trade has been a positive outcome of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Tobacco Lords and the Sugar Barons owed their wealth to life grinding working conditions of slave labour in distant … Read more

Dear England

By Russell Bruce Dear People of England, We are worried about you. Your government is not giving you the true picture on the Covid-19 pandemic in your country. People in Leicester were surprised by the sudden new lockdown when they understood that the virus was in retreat. The local authority had not been given the … Read more

VIDEO: WFH Warriors, Here’s How to Set Up Your Workspace for Health, Longevity, and All-Day Comfort

If your work environment has you feeling stiff, achey, scrunched-up, or out-of-sorts, you are not alone. Millions of Americans are spending a lot more time at home, and the coffee tables and kitchen counters that were suitable for occasional work have suddenly become all-day stations. There are serious potential consequences of these suboptimal setups, and … Read more

Does Boris plan to turn the population in England into an army of virus slayers?

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Fatality rates By Russell Bruce The new message for England speaks in nonsense riddles. Stay alert? Control the Virus? As the stats in our headline graphics show England is in no position to rush ahead in loosening the lockdown strategy. Johnson’s Brexit government is … Read more

To mask or not to mask?

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by By Equality Nation In photographs and videos, and in streets and supermarkets, we see people wearing face masks. It’s particularly noticeable abroad where most appear to have been able to buy or acquire supplies. Wearing masks is compulsory in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. … Read more

People are above kings: A nation is its people

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Declaration of Arbroath By Equality Nation Declaration: the letter of liberty The Declaration of Arbroath – 6th April 1320 Enjoy, and be grateful to those who contributed to this film and those who made it to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the signing of … Read more

Corona Virus Update

  Corona virus update from Thai Massage Greenock. Jasmin has just returned from her trip to Thailand to find the UK and Greenock in particular a far different place than the one she left. Pubs, clubs, restaurants, gyms and schools now shut indefinitely and so we wanted to make a statement on how this will … Read more

Covid19: Global crisis – an overview

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Reuters issued this update at 11.00a.m 14th March. Newsnet is publishing the list in the interests of keeping people informed and acknowledges The Guardian live-feed as our source. Wales has announced 22 new positive cases bringing the total for Wales to 60. Leo Varadkar … Read more

Breaking: Norway closes down

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by By Russell Bruce The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has this afternoon given a remarkable press conference to announce the most drastic emergency measures ever introduced in Norway outside of wartime in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19. Millions of Norwegians and … Read more