When I was a student living on Rosemount Place, I’d often pop into the Co-Op up the road for a tin of beans and a loaf of bread – the staple diet of any self-respecting young scholar.
You may never have heard of Lorraine Crosby but as one half of a worldwide hit single, you have heard her voice.
I love Italian food, and like to think I can tell the difference between a good Italian meal (Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como – delizioso) and a bad one (Rome Ciampino Airport – disgustoso).
Susan Welsh saw The Stornoway Way at Inverness's Eden Court Theatre.
They serve a large slice of heritage at The Esslemont, and very tasty it is, too.
There is nothing more pleasing on a cold winter’s night than to have the cockles of your heart warmed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) and Chorus.
Rain lashed down, pelting our roof like hailstones on concrete. The wind was no better, howling like a pack of wolves galloping through the sand dunes behind us.
The Abarth name might be a bit of a mystery to some younger buyers who won’t remember it being plastered over hot Fiats of the 1970s and early ’80s.
In our millennia of commingling on this earth, you would think human beings would have learned a little about tolerance, acceptance, honesty, equality, fairness.
There is a man in Bangladesh who must wonder from time to time what became of his old rickshaw, which used to lurch around the streets of capital Dhaka to earn a crust.
Music lovers were given something to “shout” about as Lulu put on an unforgettable show at Eden Court.
Welcome to the car that in its first two decades of life reshaped the global automotive landscape.
Mazda has produced some of the best SUVs in recent years. The spacious and capable CX-5 is perhaps my favourite of the Nissan Qashqai-sized vehicles, while the stylish CX-3 can hold its head high in the Nissan Juke category.
Dougie Burns saw King of the Blues presented by Main Street Blues at the One Touch Theatre, Eden Court, Inverness on September 21.
Comedian Russell Howard was at P&J Live in Aberdeen for one night only as part of his biggest tour to date - and he did not disappoint.
The DS3 Crossback is a small, trendy crossover designed to do battle with the Mini Countryman, Audi Q2 and BMW X2.
Susan Welsh saw Amelie The Musical at Eden Court Theatre.
It is a testament to the talent and charm of the cast that considerable technical difficulties did not dampen the audience’s enjoyment of Little Miss Sunshine as the musical comedy began its run in Aberdeen last night.
The newly opened Uig Sands on Lewis markets itself as a restaurant with a view.
Vauxhall’s Astra has been one of the best-selling family hatch-backs for 40 years now.
Your beloved four-legged friend gets the chance to become king or queen of the castle during a stay at Knock Castle Hotel and Spa.
I’ve long mourned the death of the term shooting brake.
Kia is a company that has expanded relentlessly and with great success over the past decade.
The smaller, One Touch Theatre in Eden Court proved to be the perfect intimate setting for Red Dust Road, the stage adaptation of Jackie Kay’s autobiography of the same name.
Having spent the afternoon following the dramatic events unfolding in the House of Commons, I was beginning to wonder if adding more tension to my day was going to be a wise decision.
Nissan took a new direction when it launched the fifth-generation Nissan Micra.
Thunderous applause greeted Aly Bain when he made his comeback after a heart scare - appearing with Phil Cunningham on to the stage of Eden Court's main theatre on Saturday night.
A full decade ago Ford transformed the supermini market with the sixth-generation Fiesta.
The end may soon be nigh for a mothballed north-east primary school bereft of pupils.
New-age, BMW-owned MINI has long traded on the heritage of the British brand to sell cars, and the John Cooper Works Clubman is the perfect example of this.
A large and expectant audience gathered to pay homage to the music of one of Britain’s most celebrated rock bands at Eden Court Theatre, in Inverness, on Saturday night.
Banff councillors have called for a completely independent review into the future of minor injury unit services at a north-east hospital.