Barefoot on gravel.
It is often hard to work out what the SNP want. It should be straightforward – to protect what is ‘‘Scottish’’ while helping the country develop.
If you are going to host a feast, then don’t serve crumbs. We have a referendum on Europe a subject so marvellous, corrupt and necessary it should offer an orgy of ideas.
We sit, you and I, between an Autumn Statement and Black Friday.
We need to talk about the Tory Triangle - it’s a bit like the Bermuda one, only it is political predictions that get lost without trace.
As the year draws to a close, the mind turns to magic.
There’s a romance to the railways.
There is something very wrong when a political party can get hours of TV coverage to say nothing but scientists warning us of catastrophic climate change get a minute on the news bulletin.