Still doing the rounds at NAS conferences is Kenny Fee, retired English teacher and editor of the Scots Independent, the SNP's monthly magazine. Fee continues to be the bane of, well, everyone.
Carol Fox, the NAS Scottish official, kicked off the conference by warning of the dangers from cars driving past close to the entrance. "I would not want any injuries at my first AGM," she quipped.
General secretary Nigel de Gruchy could not resist the aside: "With one exception." Everyone knew who he meant.