Along with the other grey but chubbier old guys dominating the columns of the Herald and the Scotsman, Tom Gordon, defender of the right of royals to flee the plague to Braemar, keeps returning to Nicola.
He, partly based on the assessment of the creepy Lib Dem leader, the current one, I know they’re all creepy, insists that Nicola (51) is knackered and that time is not on her side.
Please let there be YouTube videos of the three Brians, Wilson, Taylor or Monteith, on the beam.
Here’s the best bit:
It’s being said? The drumbeat? Playground rumours more like?
Mr Cole-Hamilton? Really?
This is what passes for journalism in Scotland. I think back to the late great Ian Bell at the Herald then look at the senior staff they have now and despair.