The scenes at Tripoli airport tonight, complete with Saltire flying as the Daily Telegraph points out in its headline.
Someone has just called me and asked: "Is this what they meant by the Year of Homecoming?"
The Scottish Parliament has been recalled to debate the Megrahi release, and the government's handling of the issue, on Monday so someone can put the question to Kenny MacAskill, the Justice Secretary, then.
Although I blogged earlier that he was getting pelters from the London media I see Mr MacAskill has had support from an unlikely quarter - Alan Cochrane of the Daily Telegraph .
Is the old telephone number for Scotland Yard and just about the right handle for the Westminster Editor of the Scottish Daily Record. I mostly patrol Westminster but this is my personal blog, taking in everything from my native Isle of Lewis to the Isle of Dogs in London. You can read my journalism at www.dailyrecord.co.uk and you can contact me directly on torcuil@gmail dot com