The people I know who marched through London on Saturday demanding a second referendum on Brexit all had a good day out.
In all the political drama of the past 48 hours, in Strasbourg and in London, the sideshow of the SNP’s Westminster rump has not merited much attention.
Of all the dubious causes raising hackles over the hot Easter holiday, perhaps the climate protesters, mainly in London but also popping up in Edinburgh, were the least obviously obnoxious.
The word of the night in the Commons on Monday was compromise, which is ironic since that was the element missing from the latest attempt to break parliamentary deadlock over Brexit.
JENNY HJUL: Would-be speaker Pete Wishart’s judgment on Scottish indepedence must be worth something
When Pete Wishart announced last week that he was hankering after the speaker’s job, if John Bercow ever quits, he was mocked and mostly by his own side.
The world’s view of Britain is shaped as much by cultural and sporting events as by politics and international conflict, according to Neil MacGregor, who has made a programme, As Others See Us, currently being aired on Radio Four.
In the cliched shorthand of Brexit, it is five minutes to midnight, again. Britain is due to leave the EU at 11pm on Friday, unless Theresa May can pull off another extension when she meets European leaders today.
There may be a few days left of 2018, but I think it’s safe to say the big triumph this year is that we’ve got through it without an election.
JENNY HJUL: Ignore Tony Blair and listen to Vince Cable — Brexit chaos has made Scottish independence less likely
Where has Tony Blair been for the past two or three years? Clearly not in Scotland because he doesn’t have a clue what people here are thinking.
JENNY HJUL: May’s talks with Sturgeon an exercise in futility – she must realise the nationalists are a lost cause
Nicola Sturgeon is in London again today, this time not just for the photo opportunities – although she is certain to grab those, too – but to discuss Brexit with the Prime Minister.