The future of the 307-year old union with England will be decided in 15 hours on Thursday Turnout is expected to be high, with more than 4.2 million people registered to vote — 97 percent of those eligible."In Scotland now I believe it could be true to a limited degree there is a kind of patriotism spiral of silence going on.Excitement and anxiety mounted across the country today, the final day of campaigning before Thursday's (tomorrow) referendum on independence.With opinion polls suggesting the result is too close to call and turnout expected to reach record levels, supporters of separation feel they are within touching distance of victory — but wonder whether their surge in the polls will be enough.
It is a very exciting week for Scotland as the people decide whether we stay within the United Kingdom or go it alone and become an independent state.It is potentially quite scary as we look towards a future where this small nation to makes its own decisions.Whatever happens, the main thing is to stay united and not fight amongst each other.The debate has become quite heated over the last few weeks and I know that the eyes of the world will be on scotland to see how they handle the decision that will be made.Should Scotland be an independent country?” That is the question Scots will be asked when they go to the polls on September 18th. The outcome of the vote will have a significant impact on the future of Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom. More interestingly, this referendum is being closely watched in a seemingly unlikely corner of the world: the Zanzibar archipelagos in East Africa.