A guide to planning your Union Day celebrations

ARE you excited about Union Day? If so, you’re already doing it wrong. The first rule of celebrating Union Day is that you don’t get excited about Union Day.

For a start, this new bank holiday – backed this week by Alister “Union” Jack at the Tory party conference – wouldn’t actually amount to an extra day off work. Clearly only the work-shy would get excited about something like that. No, instead it could replace one of the “left-wing ones” we’re currently forced to endure.

Forget positivity. This won’t be an occasion for smiling, or laughing, or dancing round a maypole wearing a Jeremy Corbyn mask.

Read the rest of this column at thenational.scot

Published in The National on October 4 2019.

Published by Shona Craven

Writer, editor, talking head

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