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Insight: Nil By Mouth and Scotland’s secret shame
CARA Henderson is sitting, ­serene and still, before rows of children in a Blantyre primary school, talking about the ­murder of her friend Mark Scott. It would seem inappropriate, this recounting of a savage sectarian crime to so many shiny young faces, were it not for the pupils’ undisguised hunger to hear it and Henderson’s ability to conjure up the living, breathing Mark: the teenager who loved and laughed and kicked a football, unaware he would one day become a catalyst for Scotland to confront its “secret shame”. 2
 

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