What happens when you have one state containing four countries and one of them starts to relax lockdown rules before the other three, even as infection rates continue rising? Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are about to find out. On May 10th the UK government - led by Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson - announced that restrictions would begin to ease, kind of, but kind of not. Well, maybe. Ehm...but...'Stay Alert.'
Confused? You're not alone. From Scotland, writer Chris Dolan gives me his perspective on the Scottish response to the muddled messages emerging from Westminster, and his personal thoughts on how we might shape the future world into which we're now headed.