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DAN MACKAY: 70 years is good going – but monarchy is past its sell-by date

DAN MACKAY: 70 years is good going – but monarchy is past its sell-by date

DAN MACKAY: 70 years is good going – but monarchy is past its sell-by date

12 June 2022

The Real Mackay by Dan Mackay


Recipe of the week: Teriyaki Scotch Beef lettuce cups

Recipe of the week: Teriyaki Scotch Beef lettuce cups

Recipe of the week: Teriyaki Scotch Beef lettuce cups

11 June 2022

Easy finger-food that tastes every bit as good as it looks.


Jamie Stone: 2022 is starting to feel like 1982 – in all the worst ways

Jamie Stone: 2022 is starting to feel like 1982 – in all the worst ways

Jamie Stone: 2022 is starting to feel like 1982 – in all the worst ways

08 June 2022

Caithness MP Jamie Stone on the bad memories evoked by the current financial situation.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Getting pumped on easier trails, despite heart worries

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Getting pumped on easier trails, despite heart worries

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Getting pumped on easier trails, despite heart worries

08 June 2022

A visit to the Lake District for a tamer outing on some of the most spectacular mountain bike trails in the country


MAGNUS DAVIDSON: Living in fuel poverty while surrounded by a wind of plenty

MAGNUS DAVIDSON: Living in fuel poverty while surrounded by a wind of plenty

MAGNUS DAVIDSON: Living in fuel poverty while surrounded by a wind of plenty

08 June 2022

Caithness and Sutherland are home to many renewable energy developments, yet more people there are living in fuel poverty, including Magnus Davidson


NICKY MARR: Seething over the utter wrongness of No 10’s party antics

NICKY MARR: Seething over the utter wrongness of No 10’s party antics

NICKY MARR: Seething over the utter wrongness of No 10’s party antics

05 June 2022

There’s nothing like following politics to make me feel depressed. No – scratch depressed, I’m furious.


Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

04 June 2022

'Last Post' sounded as Wick goes dry, Groats ferry service bid and science festival slimmed down.


Joanne Howdle: Lemon Balm has many parts to play in food and drink

Joanne Howdle: Lemon Balm has many parts to play in food and drink

Joanne Howdle: Lemon Balm has many parts to play in food and drink

04 June 2022

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial, herbaceous plant in the mint family Lamiaceae.


Recipe of the week: Scotch beef and lentil cannelloni

Recipe of the week: Scotch beef and lentil cannelloni

Recipe of the week: Scotch beef and lentil cannelloni

04 June 2022

A wholesome and hearty meal that goes a long way.


MONIQUE SLIEDRECHT: Boredom is the creative space we need – don't fill the canvas

MONIQUE SLIEDRECHT: Boredom is the creative space we need – don't fill the canvas

MONIQUE SLIEDRECHT: Boredom is the creative space we need – don't fill the canvas

03 June 2022

Northern Drift by Monique Sliedrecht


NICKY MARR: Is Badenoch the ‘true’ Scottish central belt?

NICKY MARR: Is Badenoch the ‘true’ Scottish central belt?

NICKY MARR: Is Badenoch the ‘true’ Scottish central belt?

29 May 2022

I was ‘one of those kids’ when I was wee; always curious, always asking questions.


Farmers need to know government plan for the future

Farmers need to know government plan for the future

Farmers need to know government plan for the future

24 May 2022

With summer almost upon us farmers could be forgiven for hoping the storms are behind us and brighter days lie ahead.


Thurso's Heritage: A daring escape by German POWs helped by girls

Thurso's Heritage: A daring escape by German POWs helped by girls

Thurso's Heritage: A daring escape by German POWs helped by girls

24 May 2022

With the end of World War II it would be a few years before normality returned everywhere.


Ariane Burgess: Time for a better housing model to suit all our needs

Ariane Burgess: Time for a better housing model to suit all our needs

Ariane Burgess: Time for a better housing model to suit all our needs

24 May 2022

When I visit people in the region the housing crisis is an often-raised topic – mainly the lack of affordable housing for young people.


NICKY MARR: Food for thought from after-dinner speaker backlash

NICKY MARR: Food for thought from after-dinner speaker backlash

NICKY MARR: Food for thought from after-dinner speaker backlash

22 May 2022

You’ll have heard the one about the journalist who walked out of an awards dinner because she didn’t like the jokes?


Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

21 May 2022

Donations for local museum in 1922, Householders urged not to waste water in 1972 and NHS trust leading the way in 1997


DAVID RICHARDSON: New council needs to learn businesses' needs

DAVID RICHARDSON: New council needs to learn businesses' needs

DAVID RICHARDSON: New council needs to learn businesses' needs

20 May 2022

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager, Federation of Small Businesses


Wildlife wonders in Caithness really lift the spirit

Wildlife wonders in Caithness really lift the spirit

Wildlife wonders in Caithness really lift the spirit

18 May 2022

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: No sting in the tail getting closer to nature across the far north


MAREE TODD: Sharp focus on cost-of-living crisis in Caithness

MAREE TODD: Sharp focus on cost-of-living crisis in Caithness

MAREE TODD: Sharp focus on cost-of-living crisis in Caithness

18 May 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Maree Todd


Nicky Marr: Freelancing is great, until the unexpected happens

Nicky Marr: Freelancing is great, until the unexpected happens

Nicky Marr: Freelancing is great, until the unexpected happens

15 May 2022

If you’ve had the flexibility of working from home these past couple of years, you might get where I’m coming from.


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