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The Last Word

Fifth Dimension It’s no secret how a writer’s mind works and I am no different. You want to cast a spell over your reader, using the power of words to convey subtlety, colour, verbal sleight of hand, wit and maybe a bit of wisdom. In short, you want them to be spellbound and appreciate all…

Meet Juliet MacLeod of The Cloud Pottery…

‘I was brought up just over a mile from the Dorset coast. Our summers were often spent on the Isle of Skye, so the sea plays a big part in my life and work. ‘After studying at Central St Martins, I worked as a graphic designer in London for over twenty years. My interest in ceramics…

Fancy a Fairytale Christmas?

We have just celebrated our first anniversary since taking over Fairytale Events in September 2016. To mark the occasion, we are taking ourselves off for a night in a lovely hotel to ‘strategise’ over fizz and fine dining! Back at work, it’s celebrations of another kind as we are on the countdown to Christmas. Preparations…

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.…

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