ELMA Stevenson tells us she was at the Corrie Golf Club tearoom on Arran at the weekend when the waitress told her that she was surprised by a customer who came in with her own food and merely asked for a cup of hot water for her tea bag.
WE like how Scots think on their feet.
OUR tales of the late actor Bob Hoskins remind writer Meg Henderson:
THE film actor Bob Hoskins has died, after an impressive career, often playing Cockneys and gangsters.
THE news that bumptious American tycoon Donald Trump is offering to buy the Turnberry Hotel has concerned a few readers.
A SOUTH-Side reader had to phone a financial services company as the form he was filling out online insisted that he put in a mobile phone number - even though he doesn't have one.
OUR tales of talking posh remind a reader of a new take on an old story.
ANDY Scott's awesome Kelpies near Falkirk have been dismissed by a London newspaper's art critic as "a pile of horse poo".
POSH shops continued.
SOME people appear to be relishing the sacking of Glasgow's own David Moyes at Manchester United.
ACCIDENTALLY appearing on TV continued.
PUB conversations continued.
IF you are already celebrating Easter you will know that last Sunday was Palm Sunday, commemorating when Jesus rode into Jerusalem.
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.
A TOURIST attraction in Dunblane is the postbox painted gold in memory of Andy Murray's Olympic victory.
STRESSFUL places, airports.
YOU know that train ticket prices are reaching ridiculous proportions when even well-known authors complain about them.
AH, we miss the old SDP and its ways.
SPOTTED in the daily calendar of events of the Corstorphine Trust, at Edinburgh's Corstorphine Heritage Centre.
YESTERDAY'S BBC2 schedule had such offerings as Great British Garden Revival, Great British Railway Journeys, The Great British Bake Off, Great British Menu, The Great British Sewing Bee, The Battle for Britain's Breakfast and Border Country:
SOMEONE we know claims to have come across a home-surgery kit in his bathroom cupboard.
SCOTLAND will miss fiery campaigner Margo MacDonald.
WATCHING your weight in the west of Scotland.
TALKING posh continued.
ROBIN Gilmour in Milngavie tells us that a friend was telling his wife that he was thinking of joining the local ramblers' club.
LACONIC former accountant Arnold Brown received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Comedy Awards last night in Glasgow.
WE mentioned under-age drinking, and Eric Duncan in Cardross recalls:
WORRIES about elderly drivers continued.
HIGHLANDERS' Institute continued.
THE BBC reported that the ceiling collapse at London's Apollo Theatre was caused by "weak and old material being used".