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The Last Word

Jennifer Mitchell What should have been a joyful time celebrating 150 years of a great charity, Aberdeen Association of Social Service (VSA), has had some of the gloss taken off it by the coronavirus crisis.Use any word you like from meltdown to lockdown or shutdown, it has been hard not to feel swamped by this…

Creative

Meet the maker: Mhairi Allan of Paper Houses Design Mhairi’s digital textile designs bring a fresh, practical, mid-century appeal to homewares and accessories… I think my love of pattern started when I was six or seven, reading about Elmer the Elephant and loving the differently patterned elephants having a party at the end. I come…

Kids

Getting busy – Family style As the days grow longer and the evenings become lighter, it is a good time to seek out activities that expose you to the maximum amount of fresh air while allowing you to burn a few calories at the same time.  And if those activities can involve the entire family,…

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