THE positive case for voting No begins with pride:
YOUR correspondent A Stevens (Letters, August 29) calls for dogs to be banned from eating establishments.
I HAVE just attended the funeral of well-loved Ayrshire man, my friend George Anderson, who died peacefully at the ripe old age of 97.
ACCUSATIONS have been reported in the media regarding the trustworthiness of promises made by Westminster politicians.
ALAN Taylor brought welcome relief from the travails of the referendum debate with his reference, among others, to fictional heroes of his youth ("My heroes are made of stuff such as this" ,The Herald, August 27).
I AM bound to say that I am content with my libations of single malt the way they are, although, of course, no two single malts are exactly the same ("One giant leap for dram-kind", The Herald August 29).
YOU report that public bodies have admitted it was a mistake to relocate public services to the edge of town ("Councils:
Forty years ago we were told Scotland couldn't be an independent country because there was only 15 years' worth of oil in the North Sea (North Sea oil:
Rebecca Gray (Just ask yourself:
We were both willing signatories to the statement in the Sunday Herald (advert, August 24) of our conviction that voting Yes in the referendum makes possible a more socially just Scotland.
LIKE so many in Scotland, I have found myself pulled emotionally first one way, then the other and back again in recent months.
I MUST take issue with the Agenda article by Professor Kenneth Armstrong ("Political representation at Holyrood would suffer under independence", The Herald, August 29).
I CAN assure Mary Farrell (Letters, August 28) that, far from discouraging engagement, this year's General Assembly of the Church of Scotland urged all church members and congregations to inform themselves of the issues and to vote in the independence referendum.
WE keep being told by UK ministers and Better Together spokesmen that Scotland will be much better off financially and economically within the "safety and security" of the United Kingdom.
I SUSPECT Tracie Wright may be typical of many dog owners who think that their pets should be accorded many of the privileges of humans ("Customer left baffled by dog ban at Greyfriars Bobby bar", The Herald, August 26).
HAVING had the great pleasure of spending time chatting about Scots songs, and particularly benefiting from her knowledge of the songs of Robert Burns, I recognised much of the spirited portrait of Jean Redpath given in your obituary (The Herald, August 25).