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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: 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: Won over by puppy love

29 August 2021
NICKY MARR: Won over by puppy love

NICKY MARR: Won over by puppy love

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: 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: 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.


NICKY MARR: Clarkson hasn’t a clue about farming. But, true to form, that doesn’t stop him

11 July 2021
NICKY MARR: Clarkson hasn’t a clue about farming. But, true to form, that doesn’t stop him

NICKY MARR: Clarkson hasn’t a clue about farming. But, true to form, that doesn’t stop him

11 July 2021

It’s easy to have an opinion about Jeremy Clarkson; he’s been part of our lives and making a fortune from it for the past 35 years.


NICKY MARR: The train looks glorious, painted in the colours of the Progress flag

04 July 2021
NICKY MARR: The train looks glorious, painted in the colours of the Progress flag

NICKY MARR: The train looks glorious, painted in the colours of the Progress flag

04 July 2021

We’re not likely to see the Pride of ScotRail train north of the central belt because it’s electric, so would run out of juice around Stirling.


NICKY MARR: A competitive mindset is ingrained within us all

27 June 2021
NICKY MARR: A competitive mindset is ingrained within us all

NICKY MARR: A competitive mindset is ingrained within us all

27 June 2021

It’s never a good idea to compare ourselves to others.


NICKY MARR: Thinking ahead can provide perspective

13 June 2021
NICKY MARR: Thinking ahead can provide perspective

NICKY MARR: Thinking ahead can provide perspective

13 June 2021

"There’s an exercise I offer to coaching clients who are struggling to work out their next steps in life; I suggest that they draft their own eulogy."


NICKY MARR: Proper consultation and investment can make ideas happen

06 June 2021
NICKY MARR: Proper consultation and investment can make ideas happen

NICKY MARR: Proper consultation and investment can make ideas happen

06 June 2021

Nicky Marr shares reactions to last week's column surrounding plans to redevelop Inverness.


NICKY MARR: Thinking big can yield best results

30 May 2021
NICKY MARR: Thinking big can yield best results

NICKY MARR: Thinking big can yield best results

30 May 2021

Nicky Marr says Inverness needs confidence, ambition and to think BIG.


Nicky Marr: A new podcast tackles a difficult subject

09 May 2021
Nicky Marr: A new podcast tackles a difficult subject

Nicky Marr: A new podcast tackles a difficult subject

09 May 2021

Let’s be honest, suicide is not an easy topic.


NICKY MARR: Wightman shows he's the right man for me

02 May 2021
NICKY MARR: Wightman shows he's the right man for me

NICKY MARR: Wightman shows he's the right man for me

02 May 2021

Andy Wightman has earned Nicky's vote in the forthcoming election.


Nicky Marr's reflections as we approach the first lockdown's anniversary

14 March 2021
Nicky Marr's reflections as we approach the first lockdown's anniversary

Nicky Marr's reflections as we approach the first lockdown's anniversary

14 March 2021

As we approach the anniversary of the country entering lockdown, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on the past year.


Nicky Marr on Charles Kennedy after BBC Alba airs new documentary on the late Highland MP

07 March 2021
Nicky Marr on Charles Kennedy after BBC Alba airs new documentary on the late Highland MP

Nicky Marr on Charles Kennedy after BBC Alba airs new documentary on the late Highland MP

07 March 2021

If you’ve not yet watched BBC Alba’s hour-long documentary about Charles Kennedy, can I suggest you add it to your TV watch-list?


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