It was nothing but questions for the bus party. We heard them all across Scotland, we asked them and we tried to provoke them. The bus party, a dozen or so of us, writers and musicians, had decided not to urge one particular answer to the biggest question, the one on the referendum ballot . . .
I like this idea of a nation without a strong national identity, more of a geographical belonging than an ideological or historical one. Hey – It would make for world peace!