A childhood memory of Portessie

January 14, 2017

Adeline Smith Reid MBE was brought up in the fishing village of Portessie. She sent YL a Doric letter with memories from the 1940s and 50s...


A day at the Brummles

December 16, 2016

Adeline Smith Reid is a retired district nurse who was brought up in Portessie. She sent in a Doric letter with memories of her childhood...


Big Cat Company

December 3, 2016

Alan Riddell from Turriff wrote a letter describing his time with the 1296 (Turriff) Squadron and shares some of their tales.


My Younger Days – Part One

November 18, 2016

George Smith, 81, was brought up in Aberdeenshire and has worked on various farms in the area. This is part one of a letter which he wrote, about the ups and downs of his younger days.