Book review: Dance with the enemy by Rob …

    There is nothing more strangely compelling than a killer with heart and Carl Logan is just that. Operating on the edges of society, of…

Review: Billy Elliot the musical at Victoria Palace, …

  It is rarely I come out of a musical and know I could quite happily sit down and watch it all again right away.…

The Granite city: Aberdeen; Caledonian Thistle & Highlands

I’m gazing at a glorious view of hills and mountains and taking in a lungful of clear countryside air. An hour ago, I was sitting…

Coming of age in in New York, New …

Manhattan skyline taken from the Brooklyn Bridge, October 2014. Pic by @jabberingjourno When walking in New York City, stand up straight, push your shoulders back…

Latvia diaries, part three

Day three: More than 2,500 soldiers from five nations came together on Latvian soil for one of the largest ever peacetime exercises. I travelled to…

Just one of the lads in the army, …

As TV show Our Girl hits our screens, ‘Our Girl’ Private Rebecca Harper is living army life for real. At the tender age of just-turned…

An army life in Latvia, a diary part …

  In October 2014 I travelled to Latvia with the Duke of Lancaster’s Second Regiment as part of the United Nations’ ‘Exercise Silver Arrow’ – a…