That name first. That had us all guessing.
Susan Welsh saw The Opera Boys at the One Touch Theatre, Eden Court.
It was in March 1984 that The Smiths first visited Aberdeen with a gig at the Fusion Nightclub, now Atik, and they returned just twice more during their five years together.
Susan Welsh saw Touching the Void at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
Next time you’re at the hairdresser, stylist or barber, it might be interesting asking them what they drive.
Aviemore is a thriving wee town, and no wonder. It is the gateway to the magnificent Cairngorm mountains so is a draw for skiers and climbers. But even if you are no fan of outdoor sports, it still offers a lot for visitors.
When my parents handed me my brand new ghetto-blaster for my 10th birthday I had limited material to hand to try it out.
No sooner has Christmas passed and it is birthday month in our house. None of us has ever dared attempt Dry January or count the calories, as every week there are celebratory meals out, copious amounts of birthday cake and of course a cheeky fizz!
Stan Arnaud watched Fame the Musical at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
In Aberdeen, Club Tropicana is that place where the drinks are not free and you spend more of your evening trying to peel yourself from the sticky dancefloor than you do enjoying the ’80s beats.
Dougie Burns saw Creedence Clearwater Reimagined at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
In Nish Kumar's eyes we are destroying ourselves and, during the politically fuelled hilarity of his show, I truly was killing myself laughing.
Susan Welsh saw The Classic Rock Show at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
They’ve been having a whale of a time in Fortrose recently.
"Why would anyone confess to a crime as serious as murder, which they could be sent to death row for, when they did not do it?"
P-A-N-T-O. Trust me you will be singing this (to the tune of B-I-N-G-O) right up until Santa comes down the chimney.
Music maestro Jools Holland had Aberdeen in the palm of his hands last night as he put on fantastic display at the city’s main arena.
Susan Welsh saw Let’s Inherit The Earth at the One Touch Theatre, Eden Court, Inverness.
Had I been driven there wearing a blindfold – stay with me on this one – when the blindfold was removed, I’d have thought I’d been magically transported to the Swiss Alps.
Dougie Burns saw Bad Touch on their Shake a Leg Tour at the Ironworks, Inverness.
Highland Council has revealed the results of its controversial public loo review, to mixed results from the winners and losers around the north.
Dougie Burns saw, On the Road and in the Round, at Eden Court, Inverness.
Every weekend, I travel around the north-east of Scotland following the fortunes of my footballing son. Saturday morning is for school matches, and Sunday sees me cheering on his club team.
Plans to improve train journeys between Aberdeen and the south of England have been shelved amid a massive review of the UK’s rail industry.
"How do you fancy going out for lunch?” Words which are sure to raise my spirits. As soon as my other half had uttered them I was imagining a nice cosy bistro or perhaps one of those trendy minimalist modern establishments. I was salivating at the prospect.
With the weather making Scotland feel more like Spain at the moment, a trip for some tapas seemed an ideal choice.
Despite the aftermath of Saturday’s Little Mix concert in Aberdeen, the show itself was still a fantastic performance by the all-girl group.
At a family gathering in Buckie recently, I happened to discover that my wife’s great, great grannie was formerly the owner of a hotel in Macduff many moons ago.
The Pogues famously sang of a Dirty Old Town – a smoky industrial hellhole, bordered by gasworks and dirty canals, and Morrissey once crooned that Manchester had “so much to answer for”.
Some Guys Have All the Luck, a tribute to Sir Rod Stewart, hit the stage at HM Theatre last night.
BAFTA-winning comedian, Michael McIntyre, had the Granite City in giggles last night performing to a packed out AECC.
Susan Welsh saw Ballet Black at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.