If there were ever a gig that could truly be described as “once-in-a-lifetime” it was the night 20 years ago that Bob Dylan played Aberdeen for the first and, so far, only time.
The suburbs and communities of Aberdeen are the many strands which make up the tapestry of the Granite City as a wonderful place to live, work and play.
Henceforth, I have decided I will drive at 80mph to help me get around the north-east that bit faster. Yes, I know that’s illegal, however, I will only be breaking the law in a very specific and limited way. It’s just a small matter of going 10mph faster than the speed limit when it suits me.
Aberdeen's communities have seen some memorable moments over the years, from dramatic fires to visiting famous faces and sporting achievements.
There are several portraits of the 3rd Duke of Fife, but his family’s favourite is an unusual one, a hidden mural in a grand north-east house - and he’s not even in it.
The high-profile raids carried out in Aberdeen are a sharp reminder that the scourge of the criminal drug trade is still a blight on the north-east.
In the 1950s and 60s, the train sheds at Ferryhill in Aberdeen were alive with the sight and sounds of magnificent engines, billowing steam and smoke, full of the noise of these superb machines and the skilled men who worked on them.
There are some parts of the 80s that should be left where they are… yes, I’m looking at you shoulder pads, big hair and red braces.
This Saturday thousands of people should have been gathering in Braemar, as they have done for more than 900 years.
A minor miracle has happened... I had my first normal weekend since lockdown.
When two penniless brothers walked from Ellon to Aberdeen to make their fortune they were taking their first steps towards creating a global luxury whisky, a brand known in every corner of the world.
One of the great strengths of Aberdeen is the sense of community that shines through in every corner of the city.
Welcome back Aberdeen… nice to see the Granite City opening up now the local lockdown is easing.
It was a time when the people of Aberdeen lived in terror of bodysnatchers – the grave robbers who would dig up your recently deceased loved ones to be dissected at the hands of anatomists and medical students.
All the public information films we are seeing about coronavirus are absolutely vital in helping everyone stay safe…but I can’t help thinking they should have one where Charley says: "wear your mask".
James Cosmo ended the glittering celebrations for the premiere of Braveheart at Stirling Castle with a secret night-time flight – carrying a human heart.
From shipbuilding to fishing, trade and industry has always been part of the Granite City's suburbs and communities.
This Friday at 7.25pm a momentous moment occurs... I will enter my 60th year.
One Stonehaven resident said it was “heartbreaking” to see parts of the town under floodwater again.
Christmas is cancelled.
The crowd of more than 200 people outside Craiginches Prison in Aberdeen stood in solemn silence in the watery morning sunshine at one minute past eight on August 15, 1963.
Ballater Highland Games has a long and illustrious history of tradition and spectacle - with a dash of royalty and Hollywood glamour thrown in.
No doubt once we all start going to the cinema again, we’ll find it a bit odd to begin with.
Members of Murcar Golf Club were enjoying an evening drink in the warm clubhouse bar on a storm-driven night when suddenly two soaked and exhausted Polish seamen stumbled through the door.
If you had ventured down to the Golden Sands of the Silver City a century ago, you would have found a scene very different from the Aberdeen Beach of today.
This year's HMT panto has been postponed due to the coronavirus, it was announced this afternoon.
“Hitler’s Bunker”, lying between the first and second fairways of Stonehaven Golf Course, is the legacy of a Nazi raid that happened 80 years ago on August 2.
You know those people who say: “I’ve never been in hospital”? I’m not one of them.
As lockdown eases it is so satisfying to get back out into the world to show off my toned physique.
The many suburbs and communities of Aberdeen is what makes the Granite City such a special place to live.