One thing about Paisley

Him about the place sure seems to get journalists waxing poetic. The man is described as “an ancient Galapagos turtle, older than time itself, five times the age of those who come to gawp at him” in today’s Guardian; The Times relates an exchange between him and Peter Hain: “At this, the Ancient Mariner�s face cracked into a brief smile. Mr Hain beamed back in full Star Trek transporter mode.” Does this mean if the Assembly is up and running we’ll be treated to much more colourful prose in the papers? It is certainly more fun to read.