In the Book of Deuteronomy, God commands Moses to climb up and view the Promised Land from Mount Nebo.
THE HERALD story abut a rehabilitation clinic in Ayrshire offering meditation reminds reader Bob Jarvie:
For most of this year I've been on a self-imposed Amazon ban.
It can seem sometimes that the only time children and young people make the headlines is when they appear to be up...
The angry and bewildered response of many in Glasgow to the announcement earlier this year that the organisers of...
For more than a year now, The Herald's NHS:
THE death of Motown singer What Becomes of the Broken Hearted Jimmy Ruffin reminds Glasgow-born broadcaster Paul Coia of once introducing Jimmy on live television.
NICOLA Sturgeon is the new First Minister.
A READER overhears what sounds like a German couple being shown around the city centre by a local who stepped out into St Vincent Street, even though the German couple had stopped.
READER James Miller from Orkney was down in London for Andy Murray's ATP semi-final match against Roger Federer in the O2 arena.
APOCRYPHAL stories - we love them.
SO what's been happening in Glasgow's pubs?
EVERYONE was interested in space yesterday, following the landing on the comet.
The angry and bewildered response of many in Glasgow to the announcement earlier this year that the organisers of the Commonwealth Games planned to blow up the Red Road Flats as part of the opening ceremony demonstrated what a complicated relationship Glaswegians have with the buildings.
It can seem sometimes that the only time children and young people make the headlines is when they appear to be up to no good.
The new First Minister has wasted no time in naming her ministerial team and will need their collective talent and experience in the face of challenges tougher than anything her predecessor faced.
The American retail giant Walmart holds food drives in some of its outlets, but these aren't like the food bank collections you see in the UK.
Winston Churchill made a number of pithy observations about success and failure.
IT may be six years since the international banking crisis hit and two years since Britain was in recession, but the chill wind of austerity is biting deep again and the cold snap is set to last a few more years yet.
ALL companies must make a profit to be viable - that goes without saying.
Nicola Sturgeon has been sweeping the country like the winner of an election rather than the loser of the referendum.
HAVE you ever seen the movie The Matrix?
The various groups asking for such a moratorium on fracking failed to justify their case (Moratorium vital on gas...
In an otherwise interesting letter, Graeme Orr writes of the "amateurish approach of the Yes campaign to currency...
Humility is meant to be a Christian virtue, but I see no trace of it when representatives from selected Scottish...
Your article on sexism was fantastic (Why can't we get rid of sexism?
The other week, your reporter informed us we had a "defendant" in court, and now we are told that Angus Sinclair was...
Professor Gregor Gall is correct to highlight the negative impact which resulted from the removal of the socialist...
You are right to attack low pay and stress that "devolving employment policy - and with it, the capacity to...
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THE metal fence is too high to climb, but there are a couple of staves missing, and it is easy to crouch, twist, and swing through to the wasteland on the other side.
THERE are few railway stations which endear themselves to the public so much that people write songs about them.
BATMAN was enjoying his pint, and the beer belly stretching his costume suggested he would not be swinging from roof-tops any time soon.
COAXING its temperamental, grating, gearbox, I once drove a minibus of opera singers on a tour of the Highlands where locals would lovingly open ancient village halls for their show and lay out pyramids of home-made sandwiches.
IT'S hard to pin down a precise number of documents held in the Glasgow Archives - the City Archivist, Dr Irene O'Brien, speaks of three or four million related to the city alone - but one thing is sure:
SO I am ascending the stairs of one of Glasgow's oldest and finest buildings beside an army officer whose red-jacketed dress uniform includes silver spurs.
JOAN Neil was actually looking for a job as a cinema usherette.
HARRY Ranken was only eight when his family moved from Maryhill to Irvine because his minister father had been appointed to Irvine Old Parish Church.
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