Andrew Youngson

I am a features writer for the Press and Journal, covering entertainment, recruitment and lifestyle

Leeds leads the way

October 12, 2013

I'm currently sitting in a 29-seater British Aerospace Jetstream 41 aircraft en route to Aberdeen, looking at the geography far below. The sun is hitting the meandering lakes and rivers in such a dramatic way that they look like veins of mercury, snaking their way across the emerald fields.

Careers in the fast lane

October 11, 2013

The motor industry continues to provide a dynamic career path for many young talented people in Scotland. It's a message which a local car dealer is delighted to communicate.

Fantastic fiddling fortnight

October 10, 2013

An acclaimed Scottish fiddler who has stuck to his roots despite achieving international fame will be showcasing his skills in his home county as he performs at Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms Food and Fiddle Fortnight.

Feast of dance springs into action

October 10, 2013

Aberdeen's DanceLive Festival, now in its eighth year, has gone from strength to strength and is firmly established on the calendar as Scotland's largest festival of contemporary dance.

Early peek at new BMWs

October 9, 2013

What: John Clark BMW held an official launch event for the new BMW i3, 4 Series and X5 at its showroom at Wellington Road, Aberdeen.

Life begins at 40 for Micky

October 3, 2013

Fame for Micky Flanagan is not fast cars or big houses; it is a sausage sandwich. The Cockney comedian likes nothing better than having a quiet moment in his kitchen making a sandwich.

Walk on the wild side

September 26, 2013

Contrary to what you might think, Ray Mears isn't that into philosophising about nature.