When you have digested the fact Apple Inc has just posted the biggest quarterly profits in the history of capitalism...
ASTONISHING scenes at First Minister's Questions on Thursday as the female party leaders turned up in tennis whites...
"What do you like?
Asked to explain how I feel right this moment I would have to hesitate for some time before answering.
Many of the finer things in life begin with a T - Talisker, for example.
Sometimes I wonder if everyone involved in improving the nation's diet should just give up and go home.
AT least they tried to get the optics right this time.
WE mentioned going for a curry in Glasgow in the old days, and Roy Gardener tells us: "I remember in the...
Perhaps the continuing debate over the NHS had something to do with it. Or the health board's well publicised...
WE mentioned going for a curry in Glasgow in the old days, and Roy Gardener tells us: "I remember in the seventies being in a West End curry shop with some fellow students.
CURRIES in Glasgow continued.
OUR stories about curries at the Kohinoor have whetted the appetite of readers.
BURNS Night at the weekend, and Gordon Casely recalls: "Sad to see the former Tory Minister Leon Brittan is no longer with us.
WHO says nostalgia is a thing of the past?
STILL a bit Baltic out there.
Almost half a century ago, just before his murder, Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union to the motion that "extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue".
Shortly after Frank Gehry's state-of-the-art gallery opened in Bilbao in 1997, urban planners and commentators started to talk about the "Bilbao Effect" - the impact cultural investment could have in turning around a city's fortunes.
THEY haven't played each other for three years.
LET'S be clear on this.
It is hard to tell who are becoming more discredited, the major energy companies or their so-called regulator, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets.
While it's a pity that the Castle Park Golf Club in East Lothian is closing, perhaps its loss might serve as a wake-up call to the sport in Scotland to take a long, hard look at itself.
THERE has always been a touch of cognitive dissonance, when climate chaos is threatening, over the opening up of new fossil fuel frontiers.
I WAS fortunate enough to attend the performance of the Marriage of Figaro this week in Perth Concert Hall.
AS the Law Society's consultation on the future of legal aid closes we wish to express our concerns about the...
BOTH of the letters (January 30) in response to the estimable Alex Gallagher (Letters, January 29) are guilty of a...
AS 2015 gets under way, humanity's carbon emissions remain on course to catastrophically reshape the global climate...
I WATCHED a recent interview with Tiger Woods where he said it was unusual to see a brown face on the ski slopes.
I WISH to reassure readers and members of the National Trust for Scotland that we are not facing financial meltdown...
I NOTE with interest your report ("GPs should tell couch potatoes to exercise more, say medical colleges...
THE exasperation of the committee members was all too evident during the discussions on the lack of progress made by...
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SOMETIMES when you read newspapers, you feel as if pensioners are in a permanent state of decrepitude.
A READER once posed the question to me: "Now cats are independent.
BEFORE Harry Potter was even thought of, you could encounter young women in Glasgow encased in scholarly cloaks which would not look out of place in Potter's alma mater Hogwarts.
NORMALLY a teenager in an all-white tracksuit is rarely mistaken for an athlete on the grey streets of Glasgow.
YOU can tell Hector is from Glasgow's West End.
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.
Sir Jack Hayward.