Shields Up, Scottie
Tim Blair reports on John Smeaton, the baggage handler at Glasgow airport who helped the cops tackle the terrorist attackers. "You’re nae hitting the Polis mate, there’s nae chance.” I think part of Smeaton's appeal lies in his spontaneity. There is nothing so dreary as the official spokesman attempting to say as little as possible with a politically restricted vocabulary and largely succeeding. “Come to Glasgow and we'll set about ye"