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Last word : David Harris

Who says Aberdeen and round about is in the doldrums? Certainly not David Harris who is promoting a major new pro-am golf tournament for the area over the first weekend of May next year. The former Westhill Academy pupil hopes that more than 300 male and female players will take part in the three-day golf…

Arlene Barclay: House of Halos

Arlene Barclay creates luxury jewellery using beads made from beach plastic in order to support charities and help save the planet… ‘I’ve always been creative, but my parents felt an office career offered more stability and my art teacher thought I wouldn’t get into art school. I’d always made things for friends, but it became…

Taking it inside

After being graced with one of the hottest summers on record, we could all be forgiven for feeling like the shorter days came a bit too soon this winter. Personally, I don’t mind the darker days – I just need a good book and a fresh mug of coffee and I’m sorted. But when you…

Traditionally Speaking

It is not easy to pinpoint what exactly makes the holidays feel so special – for some, it may be the twinkling lights of Christmas, or the promise of a kiss at the stroke of midnight on Hogmanay. For me, it is our open embrace of the traditions that started with our ancestors and shape…

Slope off for the weekend.

Winter is coming and anyone with a yearning for the piste will be crossing their fingers for a repeat of last year’s bonanza snowfall. Whether you fancy challenging off-piste runs and upmarket après-ski in Chamonix or a family fun day at the Lecht, here in Aberdeenshire we have access to a wide range of snowy…

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