I am sitting in the Lomond hall watching Willie Rennie rehearse his speech to the Scottish Liberal Democrat conference. Yes I’ve found it! The ScottishLiberal Democrat conference. Not the Federal Liberal Democrat Conference in Scotland. The actual Scottish Liberal Democrat conference.
I am sorry if all that repetition of words is annoying, but after all these years, since 1970, of looking up to these giants such as Jo Grimond, Russell Johnston, Charlie Kennedy and modern day giants such as Jo Swinson and Alistair Carmichael, I now find myself sitting in their spiritual environs.
As I always hasten to mention, I am a brother Celt. This is quite something.