It has been quite a week for people, including politicians, to say incredible things. Whatever it's the stars of "Meet the UKippers", through to Jack Straw, Malcolm Rifkind, Natalie Bennett; everyone had something to say. Not all of it has been smart ; but it has been revealing in different ways.
Lesley also thinks Scotland needs to become a participatory community focussed democracy and explains why. It is about harnessing energy and changing structures.