Caught a ‘Lone Piper’ playing Bagpipes in Edinburgh tonight – Video


The Royal mile to the left and right, Edinburgh Castle to the left, where Piper was is circled red….

 Via @ShaunyNews

Stupid thing to share here but so many people from all over the World ask me about the “Lone Piper” If you have seen ‘Braveheart’ they mention it there. Here in Scotland the ‘Lone Piper’ will often play at funerals as the hearse is driving away, weddings, kinda most things. Well this was outside the ‘Balmoral Hotel’ in the City Centre where rooms are £700 a night at the top end ($1,500)  Outside at night a lone piper will play for the guest and anyone passing, like me tonight. I can sit and watch a lone piper any time of year, the noise I think maybe only Scottish people can feel. There was a saying once around the 1300’s, the time of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce when Scottish people were banned from playing the Bagpipes by Longshanks the King of England or Edward the 1st, yeah there is ‘History’ that wants Scotland to leave this British Union. Many say to me “Britain had an empire through death” HOLD ON!! England had an empire, Scotland was being robbed, raped and murdered by the English around the same time. So that is the story of the bagpipes “Outlawed Tunes on Outlawed pipes” was the saying, you seen braveheart, you are there.

The Balmoral Hotel, 5 star hotel, one of the better Edinburgh hotels

The Balmoral Hotel, 5 star hotel, one of the better Edinburgh hotels

Anyway, Dawn the girls and I had been shopping like ALL DAY, we popped in to visit my Mum and headed home about 18:30, I don’t usually go through town, I use the motorway/freeway that circles Edinburgh. I am glad I took this route tonight. You will hear my Parter Dawn telling me to hurry up as the traffic was moving, then as I drive around the corner (Map below :D) I almost hit a curb and burst a tyre 😀 Anyway, enjoy, it’s short but I love this

Where the piper was and where I drove (HOW SAD AM I) HAHA

Where the piper was and where I drove (HOW SAD AM I) HAHA

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Thatcher – We Must NEVER Forget Her Legacy – An Article From The Past

Utter woman for what she did to Scotland and Ireland

What she did to my country was awful, Irish, Welsh and English were not fond of her at all I seem to recall

ShaunBy @ShaunyGibson – Used to be @ ShaunyNews

I did this article here peeps: I then got a comment from, to be fair, a friend. Now anyone in the UK will see the images below and mostly agree. For some strange reason American’s like Thatcher. I guess it’s like us liking Clinton and them not? Or Reagan? I am told she was a ‘Competent Women’ by a man who lives on foreign shores and never lived under 11 years of Thatcher hell, what she did to Scotland, what she did to EIRE (Republic or Ireland) and the trouble she caused. I am not for one second trying to or would justify the I.R.A for bombing main land UK. But I will stand my ground and say “I shed no tear for this woman” The same as millions did when the party was on when she passed. I didn’t say the ‘B’ word as you will see it many times below. When she died, people partied, I never. I don’t mock the dead. But I don’t miss her and if you are of Religious persuasion, she is in Hell, I can promise you this! I get VERY ANGRY when people blindly call Thatcher a “Nice Woman”  Here are two blogs I did on Thatchers Death made into 1 blog for anyone who thinks all the people of the UK liked this Woman, Tory members danced when she died, she was EVIL. I rest my case and let the UK show you all from other countries what the UK thought. I take no smile on any death…..

These views are neither mine nor that of Ace News Services, these are the views of countless media files and images and a song that you can buy on iTunes that was in the UK charts. 


Blogs below

I never would rejoice in the death of any person but today being the 1 year Death of the Butcher of Scotland, Maggie Thatcher, I don’t bat an eyelid. I won’t celebrate but as she rest’s in Hell I really don’t care. This is a woman who killed my Gran by taking away heating allowance from the Old. And made it impossible for family to help, if we did, old people lost their pension. She did all her tests in Scotland, everything she did or tried she did in Scotland. I will leave you some pictures to show what a HUGE majority of the UK thought when she died. These pictures are from London to Glasgow and all in between
































George Galloway tweet naming Bradford victory as Blackburn-777831


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Margaret Thatcher death













Margaret Thatcher's death divides opinion across the UK



A puppet made to represent the late former British PM Thatcher is carried through crowd at a party in Trafalgar Square to celebrate her death in London














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India, like every other country didn’t understand the feeling of contempt many had for Thatcher

Party Held In Trafalgar Square Following The Death Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher tweet - Joey Barton 2




This song was banned by the Government but this song got to the UK Charts top 40!! I only post it as it made the top 40 in the UK charts while the song below was banned by Hollyrood

It is said Thatcher allowed the men below to die. I don’t know the full story. All I am doing here is sharing images from the internet and a song you could buy on  ITunes and still can. I don’t hate. I do however get offended when people tell me ‘Thatcher’ was a wonderful woman, she was not, she killed people through policy and made Scotland London’s Nuclear dumbing ground, she tried and tested new law’s in Scotland, she treated Scotland like a lab rat. Don’t ask me to feel sorry, but I won’t laugh or mock a death

England your a monster!

She let them die I hear, maybe I am wrong


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Alex Salmond – 21st Century William Wallace

How many PM's can we say do this. That is real, that is caring. That is Alex

How many PM’s can we say do this. That is real, that is caring. That is Alex

By @ShaunyGibson – Used to be @ ShaunyNews

Alex  Salmond, once the villain nobody trusted. I had to listen to people say “I don’t believe this man” or “I hate the man” Now all I read is “Alex is a hero” And let’s make no mistake, Alex is a hero. He will be remembered for all of time like we remember William Wallace now. This is what Alex has achieved. He won over the hearts and minds of his doubters, his people, his nation, our nation, of that there is no argument

The villain’s of Wallace’s time to the villains today. The ‘Noblemen’ The families who got Wallace killed” The Scottish Noblemen who sided with the English King to get Wallace hung, draw and quartered, in the end History tells us he died with the same bravery he had in life. We have these same ‘Noblemen’ they come in the form of lying politicians, but if truth be told the crime they did on Scotland was far greater



Wallace and Bruce. Salmond and Sturgoen, how will they be remembered?

We can look to Ruth Davidson, we can look to Alistair Darling, we can look to Jim Murphy and we can look to Johann Lamont but with Johann, she is more like Robert the Bruce, he did a bad thing and then came back to his people and fought to free Scotland, it can be said Johann did in the end say “Enough is enough” Just a thought. Both William Wallace and Robert Bruce stand guard at the gates of my city’s castle, Edinburgh Castle. I don’t go much but when I do I look at these statues of Wallace and Bruce and I can hear the clanging of War. I can hear the shouting and screaming and can also feel the pride and battle hardened souls both were and it is that spirit that will carry Scotland to the promised land. Make no mistake, Scotland has stood up and we sure as hell won’t sit down till we complete what was the deal, till we get what is due. It will happen

Wallace and Bruce, forever standing guard for Scotland

Wallace and Bruce, forever standing guard for Scotland

So we look at Alex as a 21st Century William Wallace. The 13th Century one we hear the legend of the man. We are in a brilliant time now, we are seeing almost History repeat itself 700 years on. This time it is 5 Million people and the SNP with morals and dignity that will this time 100% free Scotland.

I must add, Alex, Nicola, John, all of them, they can’t do it alone. Same as Wallace and Bruce, they didn’t do it alone, many Scots died on these battlefields we now visit and pay homage to. We don’t have to die guys, we must  tick a box, this time knowing The 21st centuries traitors we can silence as we did  before.

He gave it his all, but history will remember him 


William Wallace

William Wallace

Here is the History of WIlliam Wallace, a man who stood the test of time, a man us Scot’s love but will never meet:

Wallace led the Scottish rebellion against Edward I and inflicted a famous defeat on the English army at Stirling Bridge. He is remembered as a patriot and national hero. William Wallace was born in the 1270s in Elderslie in Renfrewshire into a gentry family. Very little is known about his early years and there are significant periods of his life for which there are no reliable sources.

In 1296, Edward I of England had taken advantage of a succession crisis in Scotland and imposed himself as ruler with an English administration. Within months, Scottish unrest was widespread.

In May 1297, Wallace attacked the town of Lanark, killing the English sheriff and unrest quickly became full-blown rebellion. Men flocked to join Wallace and he began to drive the English out of Fife and Perthshire. In September 1297, Wallace defeated a much larger English force at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. This and subsequent military successes severely weakened the English hold on Scotland. Wallace then launched raids into England. In late 1297 or early 1298 he was knighted and appointed ‘guardian of the kingdom’ in the name of John Balliol, the deposed king of Scotland.

The shock of the defeat at Stirling rallied the English around Edward, who marched north with an army. Wallace’s strategy was to avoid confrontation and gradually withdraw. He destroyed the countryside as he went, forcing Edward to march deeper and deeper into Scotland. In July 1298, the Scottish and English armies met near Falkirk, and the Scots were defeated. Wallace escaped and little is known of his movements, but at some stage he resigned the guardianship and was succeeded by Robert Bruce and John Comyn.

Wallace then went abroad, notably to France, to seek support for the Scottish cause. He returned to Scotland in 1303. In his absence Robert Bruce had accepted a truce with Edward I and, in 1304, John Comyn came to terms with the English as well. Wallace was excluded from these terms and the English king offered a large sum of money to anyone who killed or captured him. Wallace was seized in or near Glasgow in August 1305, and transported to London. He was charged and tried with treason, which he denied, saying he had never sworn allegiance to the English king. His execution was held on 23 August, where he was hung, drawn and quartered. His head was placed on London Bridge, and his limbs displayed in Newcastle, Berwick, Stirling and Perth.

Imaginative 18th-century engraving of Wallace
Born c. 1270[1]
Elderslie, Renfrewshire,Scotland
Died 23 August 1305
Smithfield, London, Middlesex,England
Cause of death
Hanged, drawn and quartered
Resting place
London England in unmarked grave
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Commander in the Scottish Wars of Independence
Religion Roman Catholicism
Children None recorded
Parents Father: Alan or Malcolm Wallace



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Austerity, Nuclear and Foreigners of Scotland, why vote NO and risk being thrown out and making Scotland poor?

So the yes or no vote to free Scotland from a lying, corporate greedy, vile, thieving Westminster is getting closer. Many in England, thousands of people in England are marching in the streets to stop Austerity cuts, sadly many in Scotland are voting no to KEEP Austerity cuts. I don’t get this. Many need educated on why Yes HAS to be the only option

I had a debate with a polish lad the other day on a yes/no Facebook page, he had been in the country for 5+ years and said that people getting bailiffs at their doors are scroungers and deserve it. I will say to ALL Foreign people in Scotland right now, if YOU vote NO, then we all run the risk of UKIP coming into Power.

Let’s be very clear on one thing here, and this for the immigrants who we warmly welcome into Scotland. Should UKIP ever get into power YOU WILL BE SENT HOME. So I am asking all foreign people in Scotland, is this something you are happy to do? You want to test the water on this one? You are prepared to gamble your stay in Scotland by voting no?

Get the Nuclear weapons out of Scotland

Many are actually voting NO and if a no, unlikely as it seems now, happens, Austerity cuts will hurt US ALL! There won’t be a man, woman or child who won’t feel the blunt end of Westminster’s actions. A yes is the ONLY option we have. We must be brave, we must be sure, we must change our minds if we are too proud not too. I know hundreds of people who have changed from no to yes, but don’t know any who have gone from yes to no, so this is a good thing

Also, the Nuclear option, we don’t need it. We will be in Europe, we will have friends, we WILL have a Scottish army, we just won’t have the nuclear option. As the World in many parts fights to GET the Nuclear option, Scotland has the chance to get rid of Nuclear from our soil

Did you know ALL of the UK’s Nuclear weapons are in Scotland? Yeah, it’s true. Should it be a YES today, England would have no Nuclear weapons. England I am told are building Nuclear storage places in 3 areas, I think Westminster knows it’s too close to call.

Vote yes, stop Austerity, get rid of the Nuclear option and help keep foreign people in Scotland and NEVER allow UKIP the chance to govern Scotland. We can’t take that risk

You foreign? Well UKIP ‘WILL’ send you home

Scotland, we get one shot at this, we must be brave, we must go and be free, the other options will hurt us BADLY. Research like many do, don’t be ignorant on subjects, ask, learn. PLEASE!! For the rest of us. I have 4 kids, 2 sons older teenagers and 2 daughters 3 and 5, I want to tell them I tried, but I would rather tell them I helped. We must get out of this vile Union, we stay in, we get punished, there are no doubts. Our Parliament one day will get taken. This is OUR CHANGE, OUR TIME! DON’T BLOW IT SCOTLAND, I AM BEGGING! PLEASE EDUCATE YOURSELF ON WHY ‘YES’ IS THE ONLY OPTION!