I am writing this on the fast train from Brighton to London, heading back home from the Lib Dem conference. A much quieter day generally today, although last night was as busy ever.
I have been looking out for an old friend of mine - Mark Webster - who used to be an ITN correspondent. He has just taken a job as Ming Campbell's official spokesman: the Lib Dem's answer to Tony Blair's infamous spin-doctor, Alistair Campbell. But while Campbell was an ultra-tough media manipulator, Mark couldn't be fairer or friendlier.