Retired department store employee Alvan Melbourne, poses in his kitchen in London
Retired department store employee Alvan Melbourne, 83, poses in his kitchen in London September 12, 2014. The retiree has never been to Scotland, but thinks that it should remain part of the United Kingdom. "It's sad, why don't they want to be with us anymore?", he said. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. Picture taken September 12, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 03 OF 12 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY 'SCOTTISH REFERENDUM - INDEPENDENCE OR UNION'
SEARCH 'SCOTLAND FLAG WIDER' FOR ALL PICTURES