There is only so much excitement you can take as now, with palpitations at full thrust, we have to wait for the last instalment in the current series, with a council decision next Wednesday.
What was that saying about school being the “happiest days of your life”?
Has Ryanair reached a Gerald Ratner moment in its short-ish history?
Had not Donald Dewar pestered the life out of Tony Blair, a devolved Scottish Parliament might never have materialised.
A plethora of the famous, lesser known and others who wouldn’t be recognised outwith their own living room have come out in support of Aberdeen FC’s bid for a new stadium.
The Great Aberdeen Run underlined why the city council is right to attract high-profile events – although they have the impact they deserve only if the weather god answers prayers.
The death of Sir Bruce Forsyth, who topped the bill at the London Palladium and the Cloverleaf at Bucksburn, has prompted tales of his week-long Aberdeen stay.
The messages are mixed; support is divided.
The Scottish Government is taking a summer breather from running around in circles shouting their most overused words, referendum and Brexit.
An opera had its world premiere in the lounge carriage of the Aberdeen to London sleeper train on Monday.
Should MPs and MSPs have second jobs?
It was Napoleon who described us as a nation of shopkeepers.
David Welch was someth-ing of a horticultural visionary.
How high can a firefighter's ladder reach?
Why is there a reluctance to hold two Aberdeen City Council by-elections?
In last week’s column, I posed four questions as the General Election vote began.
The speed at which the world of football operates means from when these words were written to the moment they appear on the page, Derek McInnes could be the ex-Aberdeen manager.
By the time you read this I could be in a Vietnamese morgue covered in a hundred tyre marks.
Were there a Scotland’s Got Political Talent it’s likely it would be ditched after only a couple of programmes, maybe even one.
The shenanigans at Aberdeen Town House, where we've witnessed just how the proportional representation system muddies our political waters, makes House of Cards look like Andy Pandy.
Many of you will have noticed Aberdeen - aka the Dons - are scheduled to appear in the William Hill Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park on May 27.
Theresa; what have you done? Are you unaware that the people of Britain are scunnered with elections and referenda?
If I must consult a psychiatrist, the shrink just might unearth why I am unlike three-quarters of dads who, according to a survey, are too scared to investigate strange noises around the house during the night.
Picture the scene: it's the delivery room in a maternity hospital near you in 2020.
When the idea of centralising police and ambulance control rooms was first mooted - and we know how much the Scottish Government likes centralisation - I didn't see what all the fuss was about from those who objected to the move.
There are several questions arising from the conviction of thug Aiden Bartlett and his unnamed 17-year-old cowardly pal for launching a brutal and unprovoked attack on Richard Boyd.
Frank Gilfeather: BT’s performance is another example of high price we’ve all had to pay for privatisation
Pleased with BT's performance and charges?
I hadn't been aware until this week that a campaign had been launched by Alison Thewliss, the SNP MP for Glasgow Central, to persuade football clubs to become “breastfeeding friendly”.
It's official, the BBC will not proceed with plans for a Scottish Six - an hour-long news programme of national and international stories presented from Glasgow at 6pm Monday to Friday.
Many of us have a wistful affection for the past; nostalgia we call it.