IT WAS billed as an attempt to unite Scotland’s capital in a collective welcome to the tens of thousands of visitors descending for the world’s biggest arts festival.
But a leading artist’s efforts to persuade dozens of institutions to hoist a simple white flag bearing the simple message “hello” have fallen foul of red tape and bureaucracy at three of the city’s most prominent landmarks. (The Scotsman)
I’m just a novice vexillologist, but doesn’t a white flag indicate surrender? Does the capital of Scotland want to send that message?