Remember the Cambridge spies?
Would you rebuild Edinburgh Castle if it burnt down, or King’s College in Aberdeen, or the new V&A?
As the wedding party slipped into the second day, folk were losing their grip on sanity.
Tesco is selling a bottle of water for 17p.
Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion (ER) have their critics, but the evidence is clearly on their side. The broadcast media collectively reported the ER protests as “middle-class people disrupt traffic shock” – a lazy cop-out from the real story.
Bojo’s tour of the provinces could have gone worse – possibly. He offered a bribe to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast so small (£300 million between them) that it barely registered. Where leaders sought clarity on No Deal, he offered bluster.
What to do with an empty airport?
If in doubt, comedians fall back on a safe joke.
In 1985 I flew from Dublin to Boston return for £400. If I did it today, it would cost a bit less.
This election is a dollop of Caledonian Antisyzygy.