"He who pays the piper, as they say, calls the tune"
David Gardiner.uk is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the personal website of David Gardiner. It focuses mainly on architecture, the built environment, law, culture, flags, politics, localism, British politics and Scotland's cities.
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Possibly the most disturbing thing a politician, never mind a Scottish Justice Secretary, can say in relation to the independence of the judiciary. Amongst Kenny MacAskill's recent comments on the Supreme Court was the labeling of the institution as an "ambulance chasing court" its role in upholding the Convention rights in Scottish criminal law cases.
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?