For those unable to place hands on a copy of the West Highland Free Press (although little excuse given you can subscribe online) there is a new website collating and archiving the weekly column of its former editor and current columnist Brian Wilson.

A canny look at national and international issues, often through a local lens, the lack of hype and hyperbole and consistently solid writing make it a refreshing change from the usual diatribes of Hari, Fisk and um…Burnie etc. There’s also a healthy dose of sideswipes at the Murdochs and Salmonds of the world for added amusement.

Just so long as he sticks to current affairs, if he starts blogging about Harris Tweed I’ll probably have to throw in the towel.

www.brianwilsonwrites.com