Scottish Lifestyle News

Nothing quite like it

The idea of a genuinely quick compact convertible takes a bit of getting used to.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Back in the saddle

Spring is in the air – and for motorcycle enthusiasts, it’s time to get the bike out of the garage and back on the road.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Chris is going flat out for Granite glory

This weekend, Aberdeen will play host to the third round of the Scottish Rally Championship.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Vehicle rally grows

A familiar event on the motoring calendar will return to Aberdeenshire later this year and will feature some new categories.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Townhouse fit for family living

For a lot of people, the decision to have children is quickly followed by the realisation that they will need a bigger house.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Own an island paradise

When it comes to status symbols, being able to say you own your own island, still has the power to impress.
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Published: 22/04/2014

This house twice as nice

Buy-one, get-one-free offers are popular with shoppers but it’s not often you get a similar deal when it comes to property.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Botanical magic

Have you heard the one about the mycorrhizal fungi?
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Published: 22/04/2014

Return the virtuoso superhero

If early reviews of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 are anything to go by, the on-screen chemistry between real-life couple Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone sparks brighter than the outfit of Jamie Foxx’s villainous Electro.
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Published: 19/04/2014

THE LIFE OF A LIFESAVER

It’s Easter weekend and with fine weather predicted, a flotilla of small pleasure boats, along with a number of jet skiers and wind surfers are expected to venture out into the deep waters of the Moray and Cromarty Firths.
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Published: 19/04/2014

WELCOMING FAMILY HOME

WELCOMING FAMILY HOME
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Published: 19/04/2014

ALIVE, ALIVE-OH

A recommended destination at any time, the three-day St Patrick's Festival exceeds the expectations of those lucky enough to be there.
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Published: 19/04/2014

Apassion for Scotland led to software specialist Ivar Blessing moving from his homeland in the Netherlands to the north-east where he is successfully applying his skills to heavy-regulated industries such as oil and gas.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Amajor part of Norwegian professional life is the importance of a good work-life balance – leisure time is valuable, flexible hours is an employee right and at the top of the agenda is family values. There is a common belief that people work to live rather than live to work.
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Published: 18/04/2014

For some people, the idea of working outdoors would be off-putting, but Kathryn Adams doesn’t mind getting her hands dirty in her role as an environmental and compliance officer at a north-east organic recycling company.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Oil and gas companies have made significant improvements in all world markets since Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. However, every location has its own specific requirements. A new field may have infrastructure issues to battle, while a mature field must ensure the highest standards of asset integrity are maintained.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Lorna’s love of life and laughter

Coming from a family of A-list performers, it’s understandable that Lorna Luft feels comfortable on the stage. The daughter of Judy Garland and showbiz producer Sidney Luft has been able to cut a very successful career on the stage and screen for herself, despite living in the shadow of the Hollywood empire into which she was born.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Spring onboard for bus tours launch

Edinburgh Bus Tours is driving fun for all the family in and around the city with the launch of its five-star lineup of seasonal tours.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Legendary sounds of silence and rock’n’roll

Here’s a scary thought for some of us: it has been 50 years since Simon and Garfunkel, regarded as the most successful folk/rock duo of all time, recorded their first number-one hit single, The Sound of Silence.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Time for Bolan fans to get it on

So far, 2014 is shaping up to be a pretty impressive year music-wise in the Highlands, with a host of top-drawer acts – such as the legend that is Tom Jones – set to appear.
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Published: 18/04/2014
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