She was the youngster who enjoyed a magical childhood in Austria before being forced to flee from the Nazis to a convent boarding school in Aberdeen.
Nine decades of fun from thrilling diving shows to glamorous granny contests at Stonehaven Open Air Pool
Right now a willing band of volunteers is doing what people in Stonehaven have always done… lavishing care and attention on the town’s glorious art deco open air swimming pool.
If Line of Duty proves anything – other than no one knew what a “chis” was before last Sunday – is that we all love a good cop drama on the telly.
She is one of the most well-known faces in the north-east for her distinctive poetry and prose and constant championing of the Scots language.
Once, it was a landmark building on the seafront at Aberdeen, but today the Beach Bathing station is long-vanished, lasting only in the memory of Granite City folk of a certain age.
It's one of the more surreal images in Scottish football; the sight of Aberdeen star Stephen Glass standing next to a mountain bike, decked out in Coca-Cola colours, as his man of the match prize at Hampden Park in 1995.
Line Of Duty is back, with Martin Compston very much part of the AC-12 team … but once he was very much part of the AFC team, on the Dons’ books with the youth squad.
There's a glint in the eye of Falcon Scott when he talks about his family's love of exploration and pursuing adventure on the planet's wild places.
A collective pardon for hundreds of Scottish miners questionably convicted and fined for breaches of the peace during the bitter strike in 1984 is well overdue.
There's a heartbreaking photograph of Emily Drouet just a few weeks after she started her law course at Aberdeen University.
She runs an international charity foundation with her husband, so Fiona Cormack is used to dealing with people across the world.
It was a day when the match mattered less than the result and when tens of thousands of Aberdeen supporters flocked to Glasgow to watch their heroes win their first trophy in 19 years.
Broad Street is one of the oldest thoroughfares in Aberdeen – with a long and colourful history at the heart of the Granite City.
There was nothing unusual about the Wednesday morning in March 1996 when I headed into work at the Scotsman building in Edinburgh city centre.
The forest of masts stretched across Aberdeen Harbour almost as far as the eye could see…
Football grounds aren't usually empty for long periods of time.
It was one of the most brutal, belligerent battle of wills in the whole history of sport.
The David Welch Winter Gardens in Duthie Park is one of the best-loved spots for the people of the Granite City.
She was one of the most remarkable woman ever to emerge from Aberdeen and stamp her imprint all over the creation of the National Health Service.
Generations of people across the north-east have grown up speaking in the Scots language which they have shared with their families and friends.
Big round of applause to Ross Smyth who was flying the flag for Scotland on MasterChef this week.
Nora Griffith: Aberdeenshire woman who became an archaeological trailblazer in the early 20th century
There has never been any shortage of pioneering women in the north of Scotland who have been prepared to embrace the wider world and boldly go where their predecessors feared to tread.
Aberdeen's communities offer a vital role in making the Granite City a wonderful place to live, work and play.
Happy birthday to one of Aberdeen’s most famous sons – even if Montgomery “Scotty” Scott, chief engineer of the USS Enterprise won’t be born for another 201 years.
It's one of the biggest ecological success stories in recent times; the dramatic transformation of the Mar Lodge Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms.
There has always been a tragi-comic element to boxing; the contrast between the Damon Runyon language of rope-a-dopes and palookas on the road to Nowhereville and the sad sight of punch-drunk fighters slurring their words.
Our photo archives contain a goldmine of images recording events both great and small across Scotland.
They turned out in the teeth of a howling blizzard to mark a special moment in Aberdeen’s history… the last tram to run from Torry.
It was a trip into the unknown, along a route which seemed to last forever, to a vast expanse of terrain where water is more expensive than petrol.
Mary Whittaker has never been fazed by setbacks or challenges on her spiritual journey.