If variety is the spice of life, then my career must be a vindaloo. What else could explain a background that has involved revealing the 'Mission Impossible' takeover attempt of Rangers by Ethan Hunt; that Little Britain stars created a storm when describing Motherwell in less than complimentary terms; unveiling Scotland's most valuable companies; and detailing the £1bn hole in the country's public sector pensions. All without a jug of iced water in sight.
An increased emphasis on turning over state-owned woodland to the renewables sector will see the number of power-generating wind turbines in forests increase. Between 700 and 1,000 turbines are expected to be erected on the National Forest Estate.
It is part of an ambitious target-driven policy championed by the First Minister to generate the equivalent of 100% of Scotland's electricity demand from renewables by 2020.