Can you get me a bucket of steam please? April Fool!
Afternoon all from a bright but not fully sunny Stornoway. The musical ferries continue, with MV Isle of Arran currently bravely plying the Minch whilst the MV Isle of Lewis is out on sea trials following repairs. Military exercises, involving jamming of GPS, send the AIS trails for the Isle of Arran into the Baltic, heading north at 102 knots. Chance would be a fine thing...
One of my Russian contacts had this summary on president Putin: Not [...] amused by the various bright sparks ascribing Der Zwerg's deranged territorial ambitions to the hapless passport holders.
For those who do not speak German (!), Der Zwerg means The Dwarf.