August - I lose the will to live in August. Every year I vow I will not hang around Westminster in August and yet...
Blog posts have been sparodic because news has been sparse this month, apologies to regular readers who come back to the same stale post.
I'm off for a fortnight and will return for the short September term, which should be interesting because of the consitutional reform bill and the proposal for fixed term parliaments, both of which impact directly on the Holyrood elections.
After that the carnival goes on tour for a month during the party conference season. See you on the road.
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