Many milestones have already been marked on the road to the independence referendum as our nation prepares to make a significant choice - almost certainly the most significant decision many of us will make in a lifetime. As we reach the 100 days to go mark, I see a marked shift in how people are viewing the crucial vote. Travelling around Scotland I have seen a growing appetite for debate and, alongside that, a continuing clamour for more information and facts.
I've been on the road. No surprise there you might think. This time it was slightly different. I was one of about a dozen in a mini-bus jooking around Scotland seeking out roads less travelled and villages and towns I've never previously visited.
Taking the family to Glasgow to see the Commonwealth Games in July? Here's the inside track on three fun things to do with the kids while you're there.
There have been many predictions that both the Conservatives and Labour will move to the right in the next year, out of fear of the impact of Ukip's anti-multiculturalism. I am not sure if this is the necessary and 'politically correct' route to ensure electoral success in 2015.
In the last 17 months a blaming culture and racist attitude has damaged the lives and reputation of thousands of Romanians in the UK. The British public was continuously served with scaremongering about Romanians who, in their vast majority, are hard working people, honest, committed, pay taxes and contribute to the growth of this country.
When you're thinking of a stylish UK city for a weekend away, I can guarantee that Dundee is not one that would pop into your head. Until I spent a weekend there earlier this month, words I would have used to describe this Scottish city is are dreary, run-down and boring.
The latest tourism figures are in and they are a cause for celebration. One of VisitBritain's key objectives is to boost the regional spread of inbound tourism to ensure its economic benefits are felt all over Britain. Last year saw that happen, with every nation across the country welcoming an increase in both visitor numbers and tourist spending.
Where should you go if you want to avoid the mayhem of Rio 2014? What options are open to those who loathe football or just want to keep away from the final score? Here are a few ideas.
My view is that renewing Trident and maintaining a CASD (continuous at sea-deterrence) is not a policy Britain should be preserving. It's obsolete, not only wasting resources but upholding a defence policy that does not address the changes within a post-Cold-War world.
One of the most annoying aspects of the Independence Referendum are the number of political commentators who do not 'get it' or repeat the same-old claims that have been proven to be false.
Simply put, the SNP's behaviour in regards to Scotland, the rest of the UK and the EU is, at best, blunt and uncompromising and at its worst childish, stubborn and dangerously simplistic.
A movement needs to bring a wide range of people and expectations together. It also needs to fire up citizens who have no real interest in politics. Here are four people I've been speaking to recently who exemplify what I'm talking about...
If you've never heard of, or don't understand, words like GDP, quantitative easing or even corporation tax, then I have a suggestion: the next time Alex Salmond or Alistair Darling try to persuade you to vote one way or the other with neat sound bites, scaremongering or wild assumptions, turn them off and do a bit of research on economics instead.
The wind is the sails of Britain's two big single-issue political campaigns: the Yes to Scottish independence campaign is closing the gap on No with l...
I shall send you a copy of my Bruges speech but in the meantime perhaps I can help you with some of your questions. The purpose of the address is to articulate the constructive role an independent Scotland could play in the Europe Union. This contrasts of course with the renegotiation and in-out referendum favoured by your party, leading to the inevitable conclusion that the real threat to Scotland's position comes from the anti-European streak which now dominates your approach to politics.
The Admirals would be better employed to argue that issue and the dwindling Navy fleet as a whole rather than engage in counter-productive political sorties. The latter are becoming a bad habit in London: the more it catches on the narrower the gap between No and Yes in the opinion polls pre-September 18.