I have worked for the Glasgow Herald since its launch on January 1, 1783 (it was a Wednesday). I covered the end of the American War of Independence using the exciting new communication, pigeon post. My career declined after I was disciplined for cooking the pigeon in a chocolate sauce.
Don't just take my word for it. The Buffer Institute for the Study of Social Policy and Other Odds and Ends said: "The stunning gains for Ukip in the English council elections brings a sea change to British politics which makes an independent England much more likely."