As a committed nationalist I suppose the spate of successes enjoyed by Team GB in the Olympic games should have me tugging out my hair by the roots, but I'm actually very pleased to see British athletes (especially, I confess, Scottish ones) winning medals.
I think, however, that Ian W Thomson is hugely mistaken in claiming that it is now in the bag for the Unionist cause (Letters, August 4). We hear these claims on a regular basis from the No camp along with demands to hold the referendum immediately, if not sooner. Before the last Holyrood election they were root-and-branch opposed to any referendum at all, so their current impatience is a bit suspicious.
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