As the English media treated Boris Johnson's flying visit to Orkney with virtual contempt we ask what way will unionism jump.Will it be up front confrontation as Ruth Davidson puts the boot in or Michael Gove's soft soaping?
The PM may also have bitten off more than he chew if he decides to take on the Scottish legal establishment over judicial reviews.
The UK government has launched its tackling obesity strategy with a focus on banning adverts, food labelling, and BOGOF deals. But where is the will to introduce a whole health programme and address the link between poverty and obesity.
Alexander Dennis is a world leading bus and coach builder with a track record in green innovation, will the Scottish government step in to save it? And will it grab this opportunity to introduce a public bus system.
All this plus the battle to be the SNP candidate for Edinburgh Central, yet another comeback for George Galloway, and why my mod tee shirts are back in the wardrobe.