Lindsay Razaq: Planning for a tomorrow based on today is a dangerous trap for children in a fast-moving world
“Look at all these toys mummy!”
“Look at all these toys mummy!”
Here is a joke. Whether you find it funny or not will depend on where you’re coming from.
I’ve been struggling with travel plans for a wedding in a few months – I can’t miss it, I’m uncle of the bride after all.
By the end of this week, we as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will no longer be members of the European Union.
Jimmy Hollywood, Sandilands most eligible bachelor.
Like all of us, 15-year-old Victoria Agoglia had dreams.
I encountered a new word last week, “solastalgia”, and when I looked it up I quickly realised I’d found the perfect word to explain the general malaise I’ve been feeling all winter.
Last week I was on the train to Glasgow, and sitting across the aisle from me were four friends.
If you have a cushy nine-to-five job you will not understand the anguish that the rest of us go through at this time of year.
In the days leading up to last year's general election the Westminster gossip mill spewed out a story that, while silly, was very telling.
We all expected it and now it is official. Boris Johnson has rejected Nicola Sturgeon’s request for a Section 30 Order giving her the power to hold another referendum on Scottish independence.
One of the many peculiar things I’ve observed since becoming a parent is how sometimes the harder you try, the less grateful your child can be.
If there was one simple thing which could be done in schools to improve young people’s social skills, reduce bullying and mental health problems and, above all, to improve exam performance you would expect schools to embrace it, right?
Something struck me as I watched the terrifying climactic scenes in Oscar-nominated film Jojo Rabbit on a big cinema screen in Aberdeen.
Ron Cluny, Official Council Spokesman
Might we about to see the emergence of a countryside where there’s little in the way of farming?
I find myself wondering what the very first words were that Georges Salines and Azdyne Amimour spoke to one another when they first met in a café in the Bastille area of Paris.
Al Pacino has been nominated for an Oscar for his turn as Jimmy Hoffa in the film The Irishman.
It’s when we have really rough weather like this that I always think of the song The Road to Dundee that Calum Kennedy sang in the 1950s and many others have since - but not so well.
Since former Home Secretary Alan Johnson was revealed to be a participant in ITV’s Saturday night madhouse The Masked Singer, the Westminster set has been forced to pay attention to this utterly bizarre show.
“Hello mummy,” giggles a muffled voice behind me.
Labour faces a crucial test as it looks for a new leader after such a crushing general election defeat - the worst since 1935: will it learn the lessons of the past?
I might apply for a job with Dominic Cummings - chief mover and shaker behind Boris Johnson - who is creating a phalanx of free thinkers within 10 Downing Street.
Tanya Souter, Lifestyle Correspondent
New Year’s resolutions - we all make them and gradually we fall off the proverbial wagon.
I have friends who leap, screeching with joy, whenever the opportunity to don fancy dress presents itself.
Despite this awful weather, I hope you all had a good new year because I have a feeling it’s going to be a rude one.
I like the number 13. Not because I relish putting superstitions to the test, although my Christmas tree is still up post-Twelfth Night for the second year in a row (cut me some slack, we only got back from visiting relatives in Newcastle on Sunday afternoon).
As a young child I remember being taken to see a kindly, grey-haired doctor called Dr McGowan to be treated for asthma.
Even the numbskulls in our mathematics class knew the problem we were facing was going to end badly.
Kevin Cash – money-saving expert and king of the grips
Do you believe in Richard Dawkins?