You wonder if the speech writer who had Nicola Sturgeon say she would “reset” Indyref2 knew the law – to reset is to sell stolen goods. Not the best connotation to bring to mind.
It is 2020, 700 years since the Declaration of Arbroath was signed, asserting Scottish identity as a nation and a people.
In a bid to escape the bureaucratic tyranny of the EU, the UK Government finds itself tied up in knots over borders. It is a self-inflicted mess set to create new layers of bureaucracy and confusion – and a betrayal of the promises made to Brexit voters.
As the Scottish Government has few choices and little control over EU membership, it’s time we asked – what can Brexit do for us?
Much as weather forecasts are often about things getting hotter than ever, so political news seems to break records in heated lunacy.
The funny thing is, IT – you know, IT – is not even the biggest story.
For a long time the British electorate have yearned for the luxury of three options on Brexit – they’ve had to make do with one.
The reopened Cluanie Inn has a Bombay cheese toastie on the menu. The chef is from India, as is the owner. The famous tourist stopover and mountaineers’ inn is in new hands, part of the boom in the hotel business across Scotland.
There is a junction on the M8 between Edinburgh and Glasgow named Eurocentral.
For a story to hold the imagination, it needs to be simple.