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The Last Word

Duncan Skinner So you thought Aberdeen Football Club’s greatest achievement in Europe was winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983, beating the mighty Real Madrid 2-1 in rain-lashed Gothenburg? Well, think again. You will now have to add another major European honour recently conferred at a ceremony in Geneva on the club’s official charity…

Pryde of Scotland

When John Pryde sold his furnishings business, he grasped the opportunity to become a full time artist. We found out more about his intriguing work… ‘At 17, I left Brora and came to Aberdeen to study fashion and textile design at Grays School of Art, then started a career in retail visual display’, John explained.…

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas

We know it seems a bit early, but there are so many Christmas events around the region that a bit of early planning is essential if you’re going to make the most of the run up to December 25th. So look out your furry Santa hat, indulge in an early mince pie or two and…

Portland: The Maine attraction

© Courtesy VisitPortland.com/GPCVB+Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld America is so vast, you can spend a lifetime exploring and still never stumble upon some of the country’s best destinations. Fortunately for me, it only took me forty years to discover Portland, Maine. Just a two-hour bus ride from Boston, Portland’s charm lies in the seamless union between historic seaside village…

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