Hopkins, Rosie

Hopkins, Rosie

Rosie Hopkins

13 August 2011Feature

The Big Blockade Faslane 365, street demonstrations are familiar lively, colourful, noisy campaigning experiences.

Lobbying MSPs to get rid of Trident, leafleting their staff and the civil servants at the Scottish Parliament, was quieter and greyer. It was accentuated by the day – 11 November, Remembrance Day – and by being a soberly-dressed, placard-wearing group of seven anti-nuclear campaigners from around Stirling.

Standing at the two Canongate entrances at 8am, the…