The Wales@Westminster weblog, BBC Wales' Parliamentary correspondent David Cornock's diary on political life
Wednesay, 4 April
Out and about
I'm spending this week in Wales trying to detect signs of election fever. So far, it's more of a slight sniffle than full-blown fever but with a month to go things may yet pick up.
I'm filming profiles of the four candidates to become first minister of the Welsh assembly. I spent this morning listening to the Lib Dem leader Mike German play his electronic keyboard at home.
This afternoon I'm going to the gym with Tory leader Nick Bourne. I've been to meet shoppers with Ieuan Wyn Jones of Plaid Cymru and I hope to go gardening with Labour's Rhodri Morgan before the week is out.
I've driven around 300 miles since Monday, but have yet to see a single election poster. Perhaps they're all with the printer. Still, early days.
Some of you have asked why this blog lacks the bells and whistles seen elsewhere in the blogosphere. A fair question.
The good news is that from this week, BBC Wales does have a two "proper" blogs focusing on politics in the Welsh assembly, written by Betsan Powys in English and Vaughan Roderick in Welsh.
For those of you still interested in a Welsh view of the world from Westminster, you can catch up with my musings at http://davidcornock.blogspot.com. See you there.