We are hearing a great deal about divisions right now.
For many people the days that follow Christmas Day have a clear purpose: finding bargains in the sales.
If you have ever heard an elderly person describe how Christmas used to be then you will know two things.
A few days ago I saw a very kind thing happen on the bus.
A leading Scottish Episcopalian clergyman has spoken of his "deepest sorrow" over the tragedy at Aberdeen beach.