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Nicky Marr: Drawn back in time on return trip home

28 November 2021
Nicky Marr: Drawn back in time on return trip home

Nicky Marr: Drawn back in time on return trip home

28 November 2021

Nicky Marr had a family gathering at the weekend, in hometown, Stonehaven.


NICKY MARR: Show support for charities providing unparalleled care

21 November 2021
NICKY MARR: Show support for charities providing unparalleled care

NICKY MARR: Show support for charities providing unparalleled care

21 November 2021

“As much as we might think we know about the impact that Maggie’s Highlands and the Highland Hospice must have on the people - we haven’t got a clue."


NICKY MARR: Glimmer of hope has given me optimism

14 November 2021
NICKY MARR: Glimmer of hope has given me optimism

NICKY MARR: Glimmer of hope has given me optimism

14 November 2021

Nicky Marr looks forward to four major awards this season -The Shires, Highland Business Awards, Moray & Banffshire Heroes and Highland Heroes


NICKY MARR: Words are cheap, we need real solutions

07 November 2021
NICKY MARR: Words are cheap, we need real solutions

NICKY MARR: Words are cheap, we need real solutions

07 November 2021

As COP26 launches in Glasgow this week - Nicky Marr discusses her own carbon footprint, and the global effort needed to combat climate change.


NICKY MARR: It’s high time we tackled this taboo

31 October 2021
NICKY MARR: It’s high time we tackled this taboo

NICKY MARR: It’s high time we tackled this taboo

31 October 2021

Menopause is here, it’s real and it will affect almost every woman you know, if not now, then in the future.


NICKY MARR: A recipe book that’s full of the stuff of life

24 October 2021
NICKY MARR: A recipe book that’s full of the stuff of life

NICKY MARR: A recipe book that’s full of the stuff of life

24 October 2021

This book is a reminder that food is about more than just calories and fuel. It’s about terroir – our connection to a place.


NICKY MARR: Old solution answers a modern problem

17 October 2021
NICKY MARR: Old solution answers a modern problem

NICKY MARR: Old solution answers a modern problem

17 October 2021

Read the latest from our columnist Nicky Marr.


NICKY MARR: Game for a laugh on great new bike trial

10 October 2021
NICKY MARR: Game for a laugh on great new bike trial

NICKY MARR: Game for a laugh on great new bike trial

10 October 2021

E-bikes in Inverness? Just £3 for a three-hour trial? Irresistible.


NICKY MARR: Pointless plastic is far from fantastic

03 October 2021
NICKY MARR: Pointless plastic is far from fantastic

NICKY MARR: Pointless plastic is far from fantastic

03 October 2021

You don’t need me to tell you about the impact that plastic has on our environment.


NICKY MARR: David Alston's book shows how Scots were involved in every stage of the slave trade

26 September 2021
NICKY MARR: David Alston's book shows how Scots were involved in every stage of the slave trade

NICKY MARR: David Alston's book shows how Scots were involved in every stage of the slave trade

26 September 2021

It’s a while since I’ve swum in Loch Dochfour, but when I do I always pause mid-stroke and take in the beauty of Dochfour House.


NICKY MARR: Happy to have the face of one that I love

19 September 2021
NICKY MARR: Happy to have the face of one that I love

NICKY MARR: Happy to have the face of one that I love

19 September 2021

Read the latest from our columnist Nicky Marr.


NICKY MARR: Focus on love and hope after tragedy nobody will forget

12 September 2021
NICKY MARR: Focus on love and hope after tragedy nobody will forget

NICKY MARR: Focus on love and hope after tragedy nobody will forget

12 September 2021

Nicky Marr recalls watching live TV footage from New York as the second plane crashed into the Twin Towers.


NICKY MARR: Life without tech is a step too far - but food for thought

05 September 2021
NICKY MARR: Life without tech is a step too far - but food for thought

NICKY MARR: Life without tech is a step too far - but food for thought

05 September 2021

Nicky Marr discusses her latest podcast listen - 'Tales from a life without technology'.


NICKY MARR: Understanding the joys of dog ownership

29 August 2021
NICKY MARR: Understanding the joys of dog ownership

NICKY MARR: Understanding the joys of dog ownership

29 August 2021

Dogs. Woman’s best friend and part of the family? Or an expensive inconvenience that would get in the way of my life and my freedom?


NICKY MARR: We can’t just turn our backs

22 August 2021
NICKY MARR: We can’t just turn our backs

NICKY MARR: We can’t just turn our backs

22 August 2021

The scenes that we are witnessing in Afghanistan are shocking. I’m writing this on Monday after a weekend of increasingly worrying news.


NICKY MARR: Does quick sketch convince you at last?

15 August 2021
NICKY MARR: Does quick sketch convince you at last?

NICKY MARR: Does quick sketch convince you at last?

15 August 2021

Regular readers will know I’m fond of dunking myself into lochs around the north of Scotland.


NICKY MARR: The river will soon be earning its keep as more than just a bonny foreground

08 August 2021
NICKY MARR: The river will soon be earning its keep as more than just a bonny foreground

NICKY MARR: The river will soon be earning its keep as more than just a bonny foreground

08 August 2021

Most of the world’s great cities straddle a river; London has the Thames and Glasgow the Clyde.


NICKY MARR: Sales of vintage typewriters are on the increase, so check your loft

01 August 2021
NICKY MARR: Sales of vintage typewriters are on the increase, so check your loft

NICKY MARR: Sales of vintage typewriters are on the increase, so check your loft

01 August 2021

When I was eight, I got a typewriter for my birthday.


NICKY MARR: Sad goodbye to beloved family car

25 July 2021
NICKY MARR: Sad goodbye to beloved family car

NICKY MARR: Sad goodbye to beloved family car

25 July 2021

We scrapped our car this week, Mr Marr and me. It failed its MOT (again) and we had reached that point of it being foolish to spend any more.


NICKY MARR: This transition feels like the end of something that has kept us safe

18 July 2021
NICKY MARR: This transition feels like the end of something that has kept us safe

NICKY MARR: This transition feels like the end of something that has kept us safe

18 July 2021

Does it feel like it’s almost over? South of the border restrictions will be almost non-existent from Monday, and Scotland could follow soon.


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