Ma Hedgehog gets Radically Independent

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Vole’s old yamil, Ma Hedgehog sent this report from the Radical Independence Campaign Conference. Watch out Carmichael, she is coming for you.

A week’s a long time in politics, they say and it seems that two months or so is a lifetime in this case. On the walk towards Glasgow riverside on this November Saturday our pace quickened and our excitement mounted – there was something in the air. It was early, still only 9am and already the crowd was assembling, lit – up energised people coming together for the Radical Independence Conference 2014. The Armadillo was the venue, with a capacity of 3,000 – the event was sold out. Last years conference had been held in The Marriot Hotel with delegates numbering around 800, a good start. Now though, something wonderful was happening; you really would have thought we had won after all! Continue reading