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, nor is the trust considering a "major downsizing of its 80-strong portfolio of flagship attractions" in order to cut costs ("Troubled heritage charity us facing senior staff shake-up", The Herald, January 29).
I NOTE with interest your report ("GPs should tell couch potatoes to exercise more, say medical colleges", The Herald, January 20), highlighting the dangers of physical inactivity on health and containing a call for doctors to discuss levels of activity with patients.
THE exasperation of the committee members was all too evident during the discussions on the lack of progress made by the Scottish Government's Film Studio Delivery Group this week.
CHILDREN in Scotland and our co-signatories write to highlight a UK Government consultation about new legal duties that would have serious implications for those working in childminding, nurseries, out-of-school childcare, schools, colleges and universities in Scotland, and those who use these services.
IN response to the self-styled "informed observer" Alex Gallagher's views on the democracy he believes is our system of government, I would like to raise some questions.
AS a Scottish Labour Party member, and for some years a very active one, I'd be grateful if somebody in the party could tell me what we're about right now.
IT is good to see Nancy Loucks of Families Outside suggesting greater use of electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative to HMP Inverclyde ("More women should be tagged", The Herald, January 24).
WELL done, Jean Nisbet, for an intelligent, compassionate and feisty letter (January 23).
I FEAR that Ian Ferguson (Letters, January 28) may be painting an entire profession with an excessively wide brush.
THOSE of a certain age feel at times that they are faced with a world, forever full of changes, with which they have difficulty coping.
I CAN assure Russell Vallance (Letters, January 27) that the information regarding the 51st Highland Division ( Letters, January 26,)was not based on propaganda from Lord Haw Haw but on testimony by relations and neighbours who had fought at Dunkirk.
DOUG Marr "(Inside Track: North Sea oil industry must be leaner and fitter", The Herald, January 27) makes a salient point.
RUTH Marr (Letters, January 28) bridles at the suggestion that she and other continuing Yes campaigners inhabit a "parallel universe".
I AM just about the last person on the planet who would defend anyone who uses racist language, but the reference to 'coloured people' by Benedict Cumberbatch is a question of semantics ("Cumberbatch gaffe", The Herald, January 27).
COLIN Gunn (Letters, January 27) rightly takes Ruth Marr to task on her ridiculous manipulation of the No vote in the referendum (Letters, January 24).