So, you’re trying to explain to a Sassenach the issues around Scottish Independence and Devolution. Or you’re an
Englishman stuck in a pub in Glasgow faced by irate locals.
Will Scotland remain a member of the EU? What currency will you spend in Scottish shops? What will happen to cross border trade between England and Scotland? What if the Shetlands want to rejoin Norway?
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to Britain as it was in Roman times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the average modern Briton everything they would need to know when visiting Roman Britain.
As the UK talks of cuts and austerity, this book explores for beginners the true scale of our financial problems, and some of the controversies behind modern spending.
Warning: do not read if you suffer from high blood pressure, or lack a sense of humour in a crisis.