A north-east woman has celebrated her 100th birthday – with her daughter suggesting her long life has been down to a “good sense of humour”.
Methlick-born Nellie Gillespie, pictured, marked her big day with family and friends at Provost Lawrence Court in Kintore.
Her daughter Lorna Gillespie said: “She’s always been lucky with her health.
“A few good brandies over the years haven’t hurt her either.
“It is important to always have a good sense of humour too,” she added.
Mrs Gillespie moved to Barthol Chapel in Aberdeenshire with her family when she was a toddler.
It was a large family, with Mrs Gillespie being one of six children.
Nellie married her husband Charlie in Tarves in 1940 and had two children, Lorna and Charlie.
Aberdeenshire Provost Bill Howatson presented her with a card on behalf of the local authority.