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.
When Becky Minto first went to study theatre design at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in the mid 1980s, the Liverpool-born designer was by her own admission "a proper scally." It wasn't just the acting students going around singing songs from Les Miserables that opened Minto up to a new world after studying interior design, but some of the technical terms themselves in her chosen field that threw her.
Malawi Night is a fund-raising event for art and education projects in Malawi, organised by the artist Karen Vaughan and Ned Anderson, a Glasgow teacher, which will take place at BAaD (Barras Art and Design), Glasgow on July 18.
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.