I have been lucky enough to see many memorable moments of sport that have made history; some because of the icons that were involved, some because of records being broken and some because of the cultural significance.
Jim Leighton can remember the struggle he faced after being discarded from the first team at Manchester United 30 years ago.
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.
My visit to Australia for the Sydney Olympics in 2000 started inauspiciously with the sort of journey which makes you long for the creation of a real-life transporter beam as used in Star Trek.
Skye was the setting for a visit from one of the most famous authors in the history of literature 90 years ago this summer.
Aberdeen's communities have seen some memorable moments over the years, from dramatic fires to visiting famous faces and sporting achievements.
It was a case which provoked controversy, a wrongful verdict and a death sentence, which was later commuted, though not before an innocent man had served nearly 20 years behind bars.
A 50-tonne granite roll which was an integral part of paper-making history in the north-east has made its final journey to a heritage centre.
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.
It was one of the most famous paper mills in the whole of Scotland.
It’s a story which highlights the poignant fashion in which so many families were torn apart during the Second World War.
She is somebody who has witnessed the worst of human behaviour and investigated the casualties of genocide in Kosovo, ethnic cleansing in Iraq and natural disaster in Thailand.
One of the great strengths of Aberdeen is the sense of community that shines through in every corner of the city.
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.
It’s a poignant photograph which has lain undiscovered in an envelope in an Aberdeen cupboard, dating all the way back to the Victorian era.
James Cosmo ended the glittering celebrations for the premiere of Braveheart at Stirling Castle with a secret night-time flight – carrying a human heart.
It was one of the worst setbacks for the Allies during the Second World War and had a grievous impact on thousands of young men from the north and north-east of Scotland.
He was one of Scotland's most prolific and successful writers.
Ballater Highland Games has a long and illustrious history of tradition and spectacle - with a dash of royalty and Hollywood glamour thrown in.
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.
He’s the actor who earned global fame for bringing Fox Mulder to life in The X-Files.
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.
There has never been any shortage of pioneering spirit and entrepreneurial flair in Scotland’s DNA.
It’s the north-east sports club which has produced a conveyor belt of internationalists and professional footballers.
You know those people who say: “I’ve never been in hospital”? I’m not one of them.
Scots have blazed a trail in many different areas, from commerce and the military, to arts, engineering and sport throughout history.
It was one of the first occasions when many of us started delving into the minutiae of Olympic rowing.
Bleak, gloomy and depressing – apt descriptions of the rectangular, grey edifice in a garden on Aberdeen’s Westburn Road.
The many suburbs and communities of Aberdeen is what makes the Granite City such a special place to live.
The bubbly might have gone a bit flat for Aberdeen fans after the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson to Manchester United in 1986.