ONE may be tennis royalty and the other may have failed in a bid to get a mini tennis court into one of the country's most deprived areas, but much common ground was shared during the broadcast interviews Judy Murray and Richard McShane gave last Friday.
AFTER completing stage one of the Tour de France tomorrow, Chris Froome will settle down in a hotel room somewhere in Utrecht, as will the 200-or-so other riders who aim to complete the most arduous test in sport.
I'M back home looking at the Bill's menu online when it suddenly hits me: what happened to the speckled lentil, quinoa and roasted fennel salad? Did I eat it just two hours ago and have already forgotten? Uh-oh.
Beef cheeks are one of my favourite ingredients. They're the perfect slow food; they can be left to cook for hours in the slow cooker or on the side of the stove and the longer you leave it, the more deliciously tender it will be.
Imagine going to university to study brewing, and for your dissertation you get to brew 5,000 litres of beer at one of Scotland's best breweries and then sell it to pubs and off-licenses around the country.
T in the Park has produced a stellar line up for their first festival at Strathallan Castle. The likes of Kasabian, the Libertines & Noel Gallagher need no introduction. Further down the line up though, there are some real hidden gems.
As the construction industry in Scotland gears up to deliver more homes, schools, offices and infrastructure, it needs more than ever to inspire the most talented people to meet these challenges - our future workforce.