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Who’s the daddy? June 19th marks this year’s Fathers’ Day, so we thought we’d check out where the idea came from and how it’s celebrated across the world… Compared to the arguably medieval origins of Mother’s Day, Father’s Day is a relative newcomer. The first celebration was organised at the YMCA in Spokane in 1910…

Finnies

Finnies launch exciting new partnership with Swiss made DOXA watches DOXA first started producing timepieces in 1889, in the small town of Le Locle, in the heart of the Jura Mountains, Switzerland’s cradle of watchmaking.  The name ‘DOXA’ is the Greek word for glory. Over time, it has come to signify the splendour of watches…

Chapelton

The charms of Chapelton It’s not often that there’s a whole new town in our corner of the world, but Chapelton – or Chapelton of Elsick, to give it its full name, is just that.  The drive into Chapelton is visually pleasing. All the housing styles work together to create a distinctive style that’s reminiscent…

Free things to do

The best things in life are free It got us thinking that, particularly with the school holidays coming up, it’d be the ideaL time to explore what’s available in the city and shire that doesn’t cost anything.  There can be very few of us who aren’t aware of the escalating costs of, well, pretty much…

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Hitting the high notes Meet Iona Fyfe and Florence Jack, two Aberdeenshire singer songwriters with big ambitions Iona Fyfe Scots Language singer Iona Fyfe was born in Huntly and is now based in Glasgow after graduating from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She’s known for her renditions of Scottish folk songs and now writes her…

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