It is 10pm and I am tucked up in bed, eager for sleep before another early morning alarm call from my toddler.
New Year’s resolutions can be a double-edged sword.
As we start a new year, people tend to look back and reflect on what has passed.
The north-east of Scotland is home to an unmatched heritage of music, song, and story, history and folklore, and the creativity of the people who live and work here.
The North-East o Scotlan is hame tae a winnerfu heirskip o wird, music, ballad an sang, story, history, an folklore, as weel as the creativity o the fowk fa bide an wark here.
We have recently celebrated Halloween followed by Remembrance Day, soon it will be St Andrew’s Day and then Christmas, but of course, the last-named has been hyped up for weeks now.
With Halloween and Guy Fawkes night behind us and Christmas decorations starting to spring up all around us, it's a good time to look ahead at Christmas and how to enjoy the holidays this year.
Have you decided to go ‘Sober for October’? Or do you wish you’d received an invite to the London Chocolate Forum to celebrate Chocolate Week?
Everyone who knows him knows Sandy Dalgarno is a bit of a joker.
Have you ever looked at the person on the desk next to you and wondered why they appear to be moving through the ranks of promotion seemingly effortlessly whilst you have been stuck in the same job for years?
That’s it over for another year!
Professor Ewan Gillon is a Chartered Psychologist and Clinical Director of First Psychology Scotland with centres in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders.
Scotland has got it right when it comes to “smart” motorways – there aren’t many of them. Just one, in fact, on a small section of the M90.
Remember the book ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’?
Tight deadlines, too much responsibility, a heavy workload coupled with lack of support.
Blind comedian Neil Skene on the retirement of his trusty guide dog, Rumba.
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Three F1 drivers that UK fans can wave the flag for, says Vicki Butler-Henderson.
Molly Russell was just 14 years old when she took her own life in 2017 and her story has resurfaced in the news last month after it was discovered that she was receiving self-harm related content online.
The Albanian communist regime was one of the cruellest in Europe. It executed around 25,000 of its own people and sent tens of thousands to labour camps.
Neil Skene: Barry Gibb is getting me into the rhythm of running and Rumba’s help has me Stayin’ Alive
Well hopefully you survived January and are ready to kick on into 2019.
Let’s be honest: every year, many of us take a moment to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming year.
Do you remember the lady from my hotel in Sukhumi? The one who seemed to enjoy scolding me for treating the place “like a hotel”?
This will be my first Christmas as a mother and that in itself is rather special and remarkable, to me at least.
I’ve just about survived the past few weeks.
“Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”
With festive decorations bedecking our cities and villages, Christmas trees aglow and stocking fillers being advertised, you would be forgiven to find it a bit odd that this first week of December is also Anger Awareness Week.
I was part of an official foreign press tour of the Jewish communities on the Israeli side of the Gaza Strip.
We are all aware of the shortage of teachers across the north of Scotland and the range of ways local authorities have tried to support teachers to come and teach in our rural schools.
Blind comedian Neil Skene on why mud, sweat and tears of joy sum up his last few weeks.
From early childhood, most of us are encouraged not to be selfish and to consider others, whether they are family members, friends or colleagues.
Governed by Hamas, whose long-held aim is the destruction of Israel, the Gaza Strip is home to almost two million people. It has been under severe blockade by Israel for more than 10 years.