The President of the United States visits Scotland this weekend. Not so long ago that would have been a cause for celebration, yet Donald Trump’s trip is likely to see protest marches and a snub from the government.
Much as weather forecasts are often about things getting hotter than ever, so political news seems to break records in heated lunacy.
And so it begins, the unravelling of the British political system, just as Britain breaks ties with Europe, and quite possibly unravels altogether.
John Major said the following this week: “No form of Brexit will remotely match up to the promises made by the Leave Campaign in the referendum: they were vote-gathering fantasies, not serious politics.”
As the wedding party slipped into the second day, folk were losing their grip on sanity.
Thousands marched to protest about Donald Trump’s suspect election and anarchic presidency yet we learn the Brexit vote was corrupt and the streets are empty.
Is 19 years fast in Scottish terms?
Where to start? Where will it all end?
The accusations against Alex Salmond will not only damage him, but also his successor. As events turn in their favour, the Nats are at risk of imploding.
What did illuminated manuscripts ever do for Dundee? This question arises on looking at a colourful medieval book on show at the city’s new V&A, Scotland’s first design museum.