My friend, academic Elaine Housby, shares one of her timely posts about life in the Borders of England and Scotland in the run-up to the referendum on independence for Scotland:

Debatable Land: stories of life in a grey area: Cameron Hurls a Spanner into the Borders.

and from later on:

The Misty and Choppy Waters of Nationalism

Debatable Land: stories of life in a grey area.

An account of life on the English-Scottish border, in the land between the rivers Tyne and Forth, covering the historical, the political, the scenic and the merely entertaining, and getting ready to report on the changes to daily life which the campaign for Scottish independence may bring about.