On The Doorsteps - Part Three - The ‘Aye, But…’ “Aye, but…” is the most common start to any sentence when discussing your referendum argument with a NO/Undecided voter on the doorsteps, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said at a recent meeting I attended. And she’s right. I’ve got some replies to the most common arguments I get thrown. Here are a few: “Aye, but… What are we going to do about this currency thing?
On The Doorsteps - Part Two Thought I’d try and get this one down before it became a distant memory. Canvassing again, this time in Rothienorman. The night was going relatively well, YESes outstripping the NOs by a narrow amount. The difficult thing about these wee rural villages is that a lot of the houses only have names instead of numbers and they’re pretty far apart in some places. I got sent to a large bungalow about a hundred metres out a road towards the very edge of the village.
On The Doorsteps - Part One For the last couple of months or so I’ve been helping out with the YES Scotland campaign for Scottish Independence. I really never thought I’d see the day I’d be out ‘chapping doors’, but when I decided I wanted to do more to help the cause than just retweet posts on Twitter or share posts on Facebook, I thought I’d give it a go. I didn’t want to wake up on the nineteenth of September thinking, “I wish I’d done more…”