AS THE temperature hit zero and the snow was blowing along Union Street, my two friends and I quick marched our way to La Tasca.
PROVOST Skene's House isn't the only city landmark soon to be in the shadow of Marischal Square.
WHEN your trousers start to get a bit nippit round the waist you have two choices ... buy bigger breeks or watch what you eat.
I’M A huge fan of the Mighty Boosh – the dynamic between Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding made them into one of the most popular double acts of the past few years.
IT'S not often you see a frontman take his guitar and head deep into the heart of his devoted fans at an Aberdeen gig.
THE Tolbooth seafood restaurant has a secret weapon up its sleeve that's guaranteed to have diners salivating before they even step foot inside the door.
Daniel Craig’s licence to kill as Ian Fleming’s suave secret agent comes full circle in Spectre, a robust yet emotionally underpowered tale of espionage and dark family secrets that ends with a series of whimpers rather than an almighty bang.
ARMED only with the lukewarm "my dad's been before, he said it was, err, okay", it was with some trepidation that we wandered in to the Inn at the Park on Monday evening.
I'M ALL about remaining loyal when it comes to food.
MUCH like its human namesake, the Prince of Wales proved to be a rather fading institution.
THERE'S a ritual that Mrs B and I go through every time we visit the Royal China and it goes like this...
WHEN the Chatty Man arrives in Aberdeen with a show called Yap, Yap, Yap you kind of know what you're in for.
IN TERMINATOR Genisys, the misfiring reboot of James Cameron's apocalyptic time-travelling saga, Arnold Schwarzenegger's cyborg assassin repeatedly references his advancing years in a dystopian world of young pretenders.
YOU can have too much of a good thing. In small doses, Despicable Me's goggle-eyed hench-creatures are a deranged delight.
REGINALD D Hunter is not known to be one to shy away from controversial topics.
IN THE original Jurassic Park, scientists reanimate dinosaurs on a tropical island and quickly discover their arrogant folly.
BY NOW I should have gathered enough life experience to know the elementary pitfalls of making the most of a rare night out on the town.
A BEAUTIFUL North-east spring day - sunny but freezing - sent us saying 'ahoy!' to an old favourite, The Ship Inn.
WITH saloons, sing-alongs and sass-a-plenty from the lead sharpshooter, Calamity Jane takes the classic film to stage, effortlessly, lassoing the audience right from the start.
A BUSY Saturday night may not be the best time to seek out pub food, so expectations were low.
FOR months now I have been hankering after a tasty Thai feast.
AN ABERDEEN restaurant boss’ cutting response to a diner who complained about a friend being injured by broken glass has gone viral.
THE best way to kick the Monday blues is pub grub ... so my boyfriend and I trotted off in search of some hearty fare.
THE beauty and danger of going to an improv show is simply that you have no idea what you're going to get.
GONE are the days when you needed ‘Eastern’ inspired interiors and pictures of chopped chillies on the walls to make an Indian dining experience feel authentic.
TOP Five sounds like the worst kind of vanity project: an insider’s portrait of modern celebrity directed and written by Chris Rock, in which the stand-up comedian turned film star plays a stand-up comedian turned film star, who wants to be taken seriously.
THIS gung-ho action thriller, pits an embattled President of the US against armed terrorists in the forests of Finland.
IN 1937, Adaline Bowman ( Lively) is the victim of a freak accident, which condemns her to remain 29 years old.
THE glory of the North-east for city dwellers like me is you've no distance to go at all before ending up in the countryside.