Anyway, for those of you with Sky or Freesat, somewhere in the mid 100s BBC Alba, the BBC Gaelic channel (actually a joint venture with, shock horror, the Gaelic Media Service (hmm, copy and pasting of press release there, perhaps?) has launched.
Already on YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs07sYQqc1c
Now, as we know, all politics is power politics, so the question has to be asked, is this manner of boondoggle considered a price worth paying to preserve The Union, or is the subliminal message that this is a terrible warning of what an evening of Television would be like on SBC on independence day under Premier Salmond. I lean towards the latter.
Highlights of the next few days include:
Set on Lewis the day Elvis dies, the King appears to a young punk who is less than amused.
Cnag na Cùise
Is money the root of all evil? Derek MacKay and guests discuss.
And... paint me magenta and call me a weasel, who would've thunked it...
A study of the impact of oil on the Scottish economy, communities and politics.
(edit - fixed a link)