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By Alex Salmond

The interior tale of the crusade that rocked the uk to its foundations, and the results of the Scottish independence move for the way forward for British politics.

Alex Salmond has been a passionate supporter of Scottish independence his complete lifestyles. In September 2014, he got here with regards to realising that dream.

In a riveting day-by-day diary, written along with his trademark wit and style, Salmond takes us into the center of the convinced crusade, revealing what was once stated and performed backstage because the referendum reached its dramatic climax.

He explains how the definite crusade energised the full Scottish kingdom and rewrote the rulebook for grassroots political campaigning, not only within the united kingdom yet in the course of the world.

He additionally seems to be forward to the serious function of the ‘national question’ sooner or later of British politics, making transparent that the referendum was once no longer the tip of a technique, however the starting of 1. The dream of Scottish independence is especially a lot alive.

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I followed dutifully behind her. ” My host-mother seemed to be reciting, greeting me as she held open her front door. Plump and friendly, Batma had a warm way about her that could put anyone at ease. With a layered, bobbed haircut to match Jennifer Aniston’s old Friends coif, Batma had a youthful, energetic look, as if she’d stopped aging when she was a little girl and had only grown bigger. “I am sorry,” she said, giggling, eyes creasing with her wide smile. “I do not speak English. Only little,” she said, pinching her thumb and forefinger to illustrate just how little.

Two years later, after he’d completed his Peace Corps assignment, he was at Georgetown Law School and heard about a summer job clerking at a small private-practice law firm in Mongolia run by an American from New York. Finally, his dream had come true. Not long after, he found himself in Ulaanbaatar, and he’d arrived just a few weeks before I had. Evan had moved from Turkmenistan to Mongolia, and he spoke fluent Turkmen as well as a little bit of Russian, both of which he’d picked up during his Peace Corps stint.

Awkwardly, I sat down. “I think I’m resigning,” I said abruptly. ” Gathering my unrehearsed thoughts, I reminded myself that, for better or worse, this was the risk I wanted to take. That’s not what I said to Jamie, though. Instead, I told him why I thought I was wrong to do what I’d been planning to do. Gripped by a sudden, overwhelming feeling of uncertainty, I was half hoping that he’d talk me out of it, that he’d tell me that dreams are only in your head. But Jamie just listened and I went on, telling myself that regret only makes an appearance when you’re saying your good-byes.

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