Ken Smith's Diary

  • 18 April 2014

    IF you are already celebrating Easter you will know that last Sunday was Palm Sunday, commemorating when Jesus rode into Jerusalem.

  • 17 April 2014

    A READER on holiday in Argyll popped into a local shop to buy a Herald and found himself stuck behind a local woman who was blethering 19-to-the-dozen with the assistant.

  • 16 April 2014

    A TOURIST attraction in Dunblane is the postbox painted gold in memory of Andy Murray's Olympic victory.

  • 15 April 2014

    STRESSFUL places, airports.

  • 14 April 2014

    YOU know that train ticket prices are reaching ridiculous proportions when even well-known authors complain about them.

  • 11 April 2014

    AH, we miss the old SDP and its ways.

  • 10 April 2014

    SPOTTED in the daily calendar of events of the Corstorphine Trust, at Edinburgh's Corstorphine Heritage Centre.

  • 4 April 2014

    WATCHING your weight in the west of Scotland.

  • 3 April 2014

    TALKING posh continued.

  • 2 April 2014

    ROBIN Gilmour in Milngavie tells us that a friend was telling his wife that he was thinking of joining the local ramblers' club.

  • 1 April 2014

    LACONIC former accountant Arnold Brown received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Comedy Awards last night in Glasgow.

  • 31 March 2014

    WE mentioned under-age drinking, and Eric Duncan in Cardross recalls:

  • 28 March 2014

    WORRIES about elderly drivers continued.