In a new article for The Telegraph, Diana Gabaldon shares with us a few outsider thoughts on the eve of Scotland’s big referendum. In the piece, she writes about how she believes the Jacobite uprising can inform us about Scottish independence, and relates the historic event to our own American war of independence. You can read the full article over at The Telegraph.
For months, people have been asking my views about the Scottish independence referendum, and I’ve been saying, “It’s not my country; I don’t live here. Much as I love Scotland, I think it would be inappropriate to express a personal opinion regarding Scottish politics.”
But at this point, so close to the vote, I don’t think I can do harm or good to either side. And I’ve been asked once again for my opinion because of what I’m told are my “unique perspectives.”