THE HERALD story abut a rehabilitation clinic in Ayrshire offering meditation reminds reader Bob Jarvie:
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?
YOUNG Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss is appearing at Glasgow's Garage nightclub later this month.
IT was a day for solemn reflection yesterday.
THE NHS in Scotland gets a mention in the just published autobiography of comedian Paul Merton, of Have I Got News For You fame.
A BIT of a stooshie last night over plans to burn an effigy of Alex Salmond with Nessie beside him at Lewes in Sussex on Bonfire Night.
WHEN the First Minister was unavailable to attend the launch in Edinburgh this week of Pete Irvine's book, Scotland The Best 100 Places, Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill stepped into the breach.
ACTOR John Cairney, reflecting on his life in his latest book The Importance of Being, says he was in his local hairdresser's in Glasgow recently when a fussy woman complained about waiting for five minutes without being attended to.
YES Hallowe'en tonight, and hands up those who have already eaten the mini Mars bars you picked up for the guisers at the supermarket at the weekend.