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Phew! That was close!

When I started Artists UK over 20 years ago I was aware that the fortunes of various art and artists might wax and wane over time but I always thought the UK would remain intact so it was quite a shock to see the possibility of Scotland going independent. After all, Artists IWANI doesn’t quite have the same appeal or brevity does it? You did work that out, didn’t you – England, Wales And Northern Ireland. So I’d like to say a really big thank you to all those lovely Scottish folks who voted to stay in the UK and stopped us from being renamed Artists IWANI. I’d come and give each one of you a hug if it wasn’t going to take so long to get round you all and I’m not much good at running up and down highland hills nowadays. But leave a funny comment and you might just get a very nice discount coupon back by email …