I’m no stranger to the Edinburgh Tattoo and over the years I have watched US Marines throw around rifles with razor sharp bayonets, flaming arrows fired over the ramparts and cannons hurtle around the Castle Esplanade.
I’m still bitterly disappointed we’ve reached 2017 and I still don’t have a jet pack for getting around.
I indulged in a bit of time travel at the weekend ... and there wasn't a Tardis in sight.
The Doctor has been a part of my life for ... well, forever really.
Drugs raids are so commonplace these days that there is almost a "so what?" factor about the early morning clatter of battering rams on barricaded doors.
How's your Wednesday going then? Mine is all about lazing in the sun, drinking cold beer and reading cool books.
I love being Scottish … it suits me just fine.
I witnessed a dead man being brought back to life at a crematorium last week.