Believe it or not, I’ve a couple of major thingies in common with Blustering Boris.
We must assume Kleon Papadimitriou has the backside of a rhino – not in size, of course – but in toughness.
In the immortal words of Father Ted – “careful now”.
Too be, or not to be... two metres from the gadgie next to you?
I have never fully appreciated the need for pubs, probably because my visits to them have been infrequent; rare, some might say.
I understand why Hearts and Partick Thistle are taking legal action against the SPFL.
For the first time in more than three months I enjoyed what could almost pass as a normal weekend – almost.
Sprawled in front of the telly on Saturday night, probably like most of us in lockdown.
It was JD Salinger, in The Catcher In The Rye, who wrote: “Certain things, they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone.”
No one should be surprised the people of Aberdeen turned out in force when asked to stand up for the Black Lives Matter movement.
I’m disappointed the support wasn’t there for permanent reconstruction of the SPFL to 14-10-10-10.
I reckon I can finally say farewell to an old, old friend.
Has the coronavirus lockdown muddled the minds of local politicians?
Willie Miller: Aberdeen will be glad to have Cormack Park amid Premiership training return’s strict regulations
Premiership clubs are allowed to return to training this week and everyone connected with Scottish football will be hoping things run smoothly.
Paul Hartley and his management team have committed to Cove Rangers until 2025 by agreeing new contracts.
Rangers have come up with a reconstruction idea which would see their own colts team and Celtic’s joining the SPFL in an 18-team League One.
I have found an explanation for the current state of the world... we are all living in a computer game and someone’s turned the madness dial up to 11.
What a lockdown-easing delight of a weekend. Like thousands of others in Scotland, I came finally face-to-face (but nae too close) to my nearest and dearest, after three months of virtual contact.
Former England striker Peter Crouch’s assessment of professional footballers won’t go down well in the changing rooms of clubs up and down the country.
Was Kate Forbes blindfolded when she signed off the new pay deal for Scottish Government civil servants?
Pictures of lengthy car queues at those temples of fast food, McDonald’s, prompts the question: What will it be like when the pubs reopen?
Remember at the start of lockdown there was much talk of how we could come out of this as better people?
The SpaceX launch has evoked memories for many of the good old days of the Apollo missions.
I had a wee taste of the new normal at the weekend and it was... all right, actually.
The news that there are benefactors out there willing to invest in Scottish football to help it survive should be a welcome surprise for everyone involved in the game.
I have interviewed many people for jobs. But while I was watching our prime minister answering questions in front of the House of Commons liaison committee on Wednesday, never have I been more sure about someone I definitely would not employ.
As our children might be back to their desks in August, can I send a wee Hero-gram to a group who’ve so far missed out on the pandemic praise? The mums and dads.
It should have been a week of transformations.
What was STV thinking in posting the pro-Nicola Sturgeon video on social media where a series of script-perfect children praised her for keeping them safe amid the Covid-19 outbreak?
Dear Dom, Being a contrary kind of guy, I refused to join the feeding frenzy over your 250-mile Thelma and Louise road trip from London to County Durham on the basis you put your family first, as I would have done.