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'If you love everything you will perceive the divine mystery in things'

21 March 2021
'If you love everything you will perceive the divine mystery in things'

'If you love everything you will perceive the divine mystery in things'

21 March 2021

Stilling he busy mind and finding God's creation in what's around us changes our perspective, John Dempster discovers.


Sensible solutions to lockdown weight-gain worry

14 March 2021
Sensible solutions to lockdown weight-gain worry

Sensible solutions to lockdown weight-gain worry

14 March 2021

Sadly, one of the effects of lockdown restrictions has been an increase in the number of people developing eating disorders.


Christian Viewpoint: 'God, if you exist, you’ve got to help me out of this'

14 March 2021
Christian Viewpoint: 'God, if you exist, you’ve got to help me out of this'

Christian Viewpoint: 'God, if you exist, you’ve got to help me out of this'

14 March 2021

The most poignant lyric in Bethany Barrie’s first EP is addressed to her father, who died suddenly when she was 13.


Obituary: Catherine (Irene) Helen Bell

13 March 2021
Obituary: Catherine (Irene) Helen Bell

Obituary: Catherine (Irene) Helen Bell

13 March 2021

Catherine Helen Grant was born on July 21, 1929 in her granny Grant’s flat at Gallowgate, Aberdeen.


Health Matters: The key to getting back to 'normal' after coronavirus crisis

13 March 2021
Health Matters: The key to getting back to 'normal' after coronavirus crisis

Health Matters: The key to getting back to 'normal' after coronavirus crisis

13 March 2021

Encouraging signs are emerging – but there are crucial things we simply must keep doing.


PICTURES: Highland camera club members excel with chair-themed competition creations

10 March 2021
PICTURES: Highland camera club members excel with chair-themed competition creations

PICTURES: Highland camera club members excel with chair-themed competition creations

10 March 2021

Members of a Highland camera club used their imaginations for a chair-themed competition.


VET TALK: Prevention better than cure when it comes to your dog

07 March 2021
VET TALK: Prevention better than cure when it comes to your dog

VET TALK: Prevention better than cure when it comes to your dog

07 March 2021

There are several potentially fatal diseases out there that dogs can catch, and vaccinations are the best way to protect them.


OPINION: 'I know I am living the life I was meant for'

07 March 2021
OPINION: 'I know I am living the life I was meant for'

OPINION: 'I know I am living the life I was meant for'

07 March 2021

The book Living His Story which our church has recommended, has a wonderful sub-title: Revealing the extraordinary love of God in ordinary ways.


Obituary: Highland theatre group director and costume designer was former society hairdresser in London

06 March 2021
Obituary: Highland theatre group director and costume designer was former society hairdresser in London

Obituary: Highland theatre group director and costume designer was former society hairdresser in London

06 March 2021

John Claudius spent his early life in India, where he was born in 1931.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Out of tragedy, life-giving blessings can emerge

28 February 2021
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Out of tragedy, life-giving blessings can emerge

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Out of tragedy, life-giving blessings can emerge

28 February 2021

My American friend Clark Cothern has been thinking through one of the issues raised by US anti-vaxxers, writes John Dempster.


Ask the Doc: ‘Help! I keep getting cramp’

27 February 2021
Ask the Doc: ‘Help! I keep getting cramp’

Ask the Doc: ‘Help! I keep getting cramp’

27 February 2021

Dr Laura Ryan, NHS 24 medical director, answers readers’ questions in our weekly column.


Ask the Doc: What is the first thing I should do if I develop Covid symptoms?

21 February 2021
Ask the Doc: What is the first thing I should do if I develop Covid symptoms?

Ask the Doc: What is the first thing I should do if I develop Covid symptoms?

21 February 2021

What should I do if I develop the symptoms of Covid?


Christian Viewpoint: 'We are all role models'

21 February 2021
Christian Viewpoint: 'We are all role models'

Christian Viewpoint: 'We are all role models'

21 February 2021

'We are all role models'


Health Matters: Go easy on yourself during the tough challenges of Covid crisis

20 February 2021
Health Matters: Go easy on yourself during the tough challenges of Covid crisis

Health Matters: Go easy on yourself during the tough challenges of Covid crisis

20 February 2021

An media focus on issues collectively described as 'mental health problems' can cover a wide variety of feelings.


Stick to Covid rules plea: 'No disease has ever been tackled by vaccination alone'

14 February 2021
Stick to Covid rules plea: 'No disease has ever been tackled by vaccination alone'

Stick to Covid rules plea: 'No disease has ever been tackled by vaccination alone'

14 February 2021

Dr Tim Allison has words of warning for everyone over Covid – regardless of whether you have had the vaccine or not.


'I'm going stir crazy in lockdown and spending too much time on my phone'

14 February 2021
'I'm going stir crazy in lockdown and spending too much time on my phone'

'I'm going stir crazy in lockdown and spending too much time on my phone'

14 February 2021

Top tips to avoid going stir crazy in lockdown – without your phone!


Into the Archives: Role of Black Isle relief for paupers revealed in carefully preserved records

13 February 2021
Into the Archives: Role of Black Isle relief for paupers revealed in carefully preserved records

Into the Archives: Role of Black Isle relief for paupers revealed in carefully preserved records

13 February 2021

Carefully preserved archives offer a fascinating glimpse into Ross-shire's past.


OPINION: Hope can triumph over fear in tackling mental health issues in Highlands

07 February 2021
OPINION: Hope can triumph over fear in tackling mental health issues in Highlands

OPINION: Hope can triumph over fear in tackling mental health issues in Highlands

07 February 2021

Nearly a year ago, as the spectre of Covid began looming, with a little bit of hope and a little bit of fear I started out in a new role.


Christian Viewpoint: Climber found his inner strength and clarity of mind

07 February 2021
Christian Viewpoint: Climber found his inner strength and clarity of mind

Christian Viewpoint: Climber found his inner strength and clarity of mind

07 February 2021

The young climber, high on the sheer face of a frozen waterfall, was bone-cold and exhausted.


Vet Speak: It is always a hard decision to let a much-loved pet go

02 February 2021
Vet Speak: It is always a hard decision to let a much-loved pet go

Vet Speak: It is always a hard decision to let a much-loved pet go

02 February 2021

Help is at hand when it is time to say goodbye to a much-loved pet.


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