Are we nearly there yet?
On long car journeys, Coming Up has been known to utter the infamous phrase, normally circa two minutes after leaving Coming Up Corner and upon reaching the inescapable and wholly inevitable conclusion that the dual responsibilities of completing the journey timeously and coping with an increasingly full bladder are fundamentally incompatible.
On this occasion, however, one is merely wondering if we have nearly arrived at polling day.
It has been a long campaign. Almost interminable.
However, the end is in sight and the nation’s politicians have stepped up the campaigning to arrive at an even more frenetic pace.
It really is remarkable.
They never stop.
Some people have been a bit too energetic and, on Tuesday, two SNP members were suspended following their role in some rather unsavoury scenes in Glasgow involving battle-hardened Jim Murphy and his chum Eddie Izzard.
Meanwhile, there has been a chilling threat from Nick Clegg.
Don’t vote for us, he warns, and we could be headed for a second general election.
Meanwhile, the Solero girl a young lady who posed for a famous snap with Alex Salmond so many years ago has finally been traced.
We have all the latest on all of these important and deeply significant political stories.
For those of you not of political bent, fear not.
We also have news of an imminent new release by St Andrews-based Barber Shop legends (almost) The Other Guys, a look ahead at the Etape Caledonia cycle event and all the latest as the Queen pops in to see that there royal baby. Coo.
* For more on all of these stories, and many more, please do snap up Wednesday’s Courier. Failing that why not try our digital edition?