This is the earliest I’ve noted poppy wearing since my blog started. For the record the posts were on 28/10/08, 23/10/09, 23/10/10 and 6/11/11.
This is only October 17th.
And who was it this year?
Why, none other than our esteemed First Minister, Wee Eck, otherwise known as Alex Salmond, on the lunchtime BBC Scotland news commenting on the green light finally being given to the Aberdeen by-pass. On the evening Reporting Scotland a local Aberdeen councillor was also shown with one.
It’s over three weeks till Remembrance Day. I do think they could at least wait until November.