Yes campaigners in Craigmillar, a suburb in the south east of Edinburgh, have built an impressive replica of the Statue of Liberty which is on proud display a few hundred yards from the polling station.
When divisions are so hardened that proponents do not listen to one another, facts and analysis don’t matter. All that will be heard is that which cannot be refuted: people’s experiences, feelings, and beliefs. As a Scot who has spent years working in international development, please allow me to share mine with you.
There are growing fears that a No vote in today’s referendum will not be quietly accepted by supporters of independence after it emerged pro-union billboards have been vandalised with paint and a polling station was sprayed with graffiti warning: “Vote Yes – or else".