As we hoped, Saturday’s 21st Scottish Music Awards (SMAs) went down a storm.
Donald MacLeod: The bank that likes to say Yes is now saying Forget It and politicians are saying nothing whatsoever
Never a truer word was spoken when Debbie Crosbie, boss of the TSB, admitted the bank’s performance was “not good enough” after another computer glitch locked 1.9 million of its customers out of their online accounts.
It seems like yesterday. Now, 22 years later, it still feels like one of the best things I’ve ever done.
Donald MacLeod: Boxing purists may feel like throwing in the towel but YouTube stars pack a real punch
As I pulled up to my house in the wee small hours of last Sunday morning, I was surprised to notice my downstairs lights were on. Which could only mean one thing – someone was still up partying.
Donald MacLeod: Here’s your coat, Mr Speaker, but please feel free to take more of these motley MPs with you
It seemed appropriate that, in the week of Halloween, our zombie parliament finally realised that there was no more flesh to be stripped off the bones of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal.
The heartbreaking news that 39 bodies had been found, frozen and huddled together in a lorry trailer, was as harrowing as any story I have heard in recent months.
Donald MacLeod: The blows of batons in Barcelona must be heard in Brussels or the EU will crumble. Me? I just want out
I hate to break the bad news, but even if our MPs had voted to end it yesterday, which, clearly, they did not, Brexit will never, ever be over.
Donald MacLeod: I was headbutted by a teacher and beaten by my dad. But the smacking ban terrifies me
"This will hurt me more than it will ever hurt you.”
Donald MacLeod: Distracted as Brexit chaos goes on and on and on, MPs must not let Thomas Cook off the hook
The devious plan cooked up by dastardly PM Boris Johnson and his cunning adviser, Dominic Cummings, to run down the Brexit clock by proroguing parliament before the Halloween deadline has been scuppered by the Supreme Court.
Donald MacLeod: I just wished the politicians I had met off-duty were same ones turning up at the day job
In the short story that inspired Guys and Dolls, writer Damon Runyon suggests betting on even the surest things is a mug’s game.
Sunday Post columnist Donald MacLeod says politicians are treating voters ‘appallingly’ in BBC Debate Night appearance
Sunday Post columnist Donald MacLeod told politicians that they were treating voters "appallingly" as he appeared on BBC Scotland's Debate Night.