Aug 31, 2017
This week we spend most of our time on the sudden resignation of Kezia Dugdale as leader of Scottish Labour.
Lesley considers the remaining runners and riders for the poison chalice of Scottish politics and which of them, if any, can restore Labour's fortunes.
I chip in on the sad lack , not just in the Labour Party,...
Aug 24, 2017
The latest in our continuing series of podcasts from exotic locations features Lesley's thoughts on the "National" in Scottish National Party and BBC Scotland's reply to her critique of its management structure.
I weigh in on elites , diversity and the demise of local newspapers.
However the biggy is the continuing...
Aug 17, 2017
Andrew O'Hagan's powerful statement on his journey from No to Yes kicks off the first part of this week's podcast.
This allows Lesley and I to consider the siren song of a return to a mythical ,unified Britain of the past, if we leave the EU.
The recent resignation of BBC Scotland commissioning and scheduling supremo...
Aug 10, 2017
This week sees the return , by "popular" demand , of our theme music.
We begin by saying that we won't talk about Trump and North Korea but then go on to talk about....you can fill the rest in in yirsels!
The rest of the podcast is taken up with the two major issues Lesley addressed in her columns.
We ask is the one...
Aug 3, 2017
In a week which saw fractious infighting and criticisms within the independence camp Lesley stresses the need for inclusion and tolerance and highlights the pitfalls of our tendency towards tribalism.
I question whether anyone outside of the online bubble either knows or cares about these disputes.
Lesley uses the very...