A FAMOUS wag once said of the Rudyard Kipling poem If, “if you can keep your head when all about are losing theirs, then you have probably misread the situation’.

Clearly Nicola Sturgeon has made her biggest political blunder of her inglorious political career.

Tunnel vision is bad in most people but in her and the SNP it is about to lead the once great Scottish nation into isolation and total disaster, should they decide to leave Great Britain to become an independent nation.

The financial implication of a vote to go it alone should send warning signals north of the border. If she thinks hard Brexit is bad, wait until Theresa May gets her teeth into you.

No sterling to lean on, and Spain breathing hard down on you over Basque independence.

Your entry into the world of the euro, but at least we will not have to ask for the Calcutta Cup back.

Keith Isaac, Byron Drive, York