The lights are going out all over Britain, smothered by ego and stupidity.
There is something Greek about the story of Salmond and Sturgeon – the mentor falling out with the protégé.
Nicola Sturgeon has a tough year ahead.
If in doubt, comedians fall back on a safe joke.
As the year draws to a close, the mind turns to magic.
The funny thing is, IT – you know, IT – is not even the biggest story.
A bit like the Kardashian phenomenon, you know you are meant to care about Brexit, but struggle to find the energy.
It is sad news and a shock to the workers, but the closure of the Michelin plant in Dundee is just the beginning of a revolution.
We move as a species.