More bloody flags

The North American Vexillological Association has, according to semi-objective criteria, ranked the appeal of the various state and provincial flags of the United States and Canada. New Mexico, above is, I believe, an unworthy winner. My personal preferences, from the two nations, are Quebec and Maryland, coming in at third and fourth place respectively.

Updates have been a little thin on the ground of late for reasons obvious to most. Since I've harped on about it often enough, I should probably indicate that I'm very happy indeed to see a proposal for directly elected Provosts in Scotland's four main cities form a prominent part of the Scottish Conservatives' 2011 manifesto. More on all that soon...
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Renfrewshire flags - A look back at the proper flags of the ancient county of Renfrewshire.

The Scottish Parliament - Possibly the most controversial structure in 21st century Scotland. A missed opportunity, a tragedy destined to happen or just an underrated work?

A Toast to Glasgow - Some views of Scotland's largest city and northern Britain's great Victorian metropolis.

A Defence of Propaganda - War-time optimism, reclaiming terminology and a nod to the fine work of Abram Games OBE.

St Andrew's House - Art deco at the political heart of Edinburgh.

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