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The virus that will change the world

The virus that will change the world

The virus that will change the world

19 March 2020

Nicky Marr ponders the unprecedented changes that the coronavirus COVID-19 will have on our families, our society and ourselves


A tragedy that rail staff have to deal with all too often

A tragedy that rail staff have to deal with all too often

A tragedy that rail staff have to deal with all too often

14 March 2020

Nicky Marr praises ScotRail’s composed and compassionate crew when faced with a tragedy


Are petitions ever worth it? They are to save the BBC

Are petitions ever worth it? They are to save the BBC

Are petitions ever worth it? They are to save the BBC

07 March 2020

Nicky Marr warns that the demise of the BBC could be just another way of keeping our voices that bit quieter


Ban on barbaric sport is only way to go

Ban on barbaric sport is only way to go

Ban on barbaric sport is only way to go

29 February 2020

After Tyson Fury's surprise victory on Sunday morning, Nicky Marr wonders why we allow such a destructive sport to continue in the 21st century


Marking our 'vanniversary' in comfort and style

Marking our 'vanniversary' in comfort and style

Marking our 'vanniversary' in comfort and style

22 February 2020

Nicky Marr looks back at a year of adventures with Mr Marr and others since they discovered the joys of a motorhome


Facebook – friend or foe?

Facebook – friend or foe?

Facebook – friend or foe?

15 February 2020

Nicky Marr has spent the last decade browsing social media and sharing moments of her life with friends online – but was it all worth it?


Delia lied – cooking for one is not fun

Delia lied – cooking for one is not fun

Delia lied – cooking for one is not fun

08 February 2020

Foodie fanatic Nicky Marr confesses to resorting to Weetabix and crisps when eating alone – but who doesn't?


Holocaust stories tell true tale of horror

Holocaust stories tell true tale of horror

Holocaust stories tell true tale of horror

31 January 2020

Nicky Marr is moved by the unimaginably distressing memories of survivors, and is worried for our future relationship with the rest of Europe


Give Harry and Meghan a break!

Give Harry and Meghan a break!

Give Harry and Meghan a break!

25 January 2020

Nicky Marr asks if you would swap places with the Queen, despite the riches, as the couple renounce their royal titles


Work pays – in more ways than one

Work pays – in more ways than one

Work pays – in more ways than one

18 January 2020

Having worked since she was wee, Nicky Marr wonders why fewer teenagers are taking on part-time jobs


The wheel deal for new 'pilot' Nicky

The wheel deal for new 'pilot' Nicky

The wheel deal for new 'pilot' Nicky

11 January 2020

Nicky Marr gets on her trike for pilot training with Inverness-based cycle charity Spokes for Folks


Feelgood factor can take mind off world's problems

Feelgood factor can take mind off world's problems

Feelgood factor can take mind off world's problems

04 January 2020

Nicky Marr finds a swim in the wilds can help bring back the joy as we enter Scotland's year of coasts and waters


Pristine pages of diary ready for a whole new year

Pristine pages of diary ready for a whole new year

Pristine pages of diary ready for a whole new year

29 December 2019

Nicky Marr opts for a paper diary and cherishes the memories they contain for years to come


Go with the flow this Christmas

Go with the flow this Christmas

Go with the flow this Christmas

21 December 2019

From decorations to dinner, Nicky Marr embraces the traditions of the festive season and puts her family memories ahead of any gifts


Christmas extravagance highlights our wasteful ways

Christmas extravagance highlights our wasteful ways

Christmas extravagance highlights our wasteful ways

14 December 2019

Nicky Marr is preparing for Christmas after a visit to her nearest farm shop – but she wonders what more we can do to reduce our throwaway habits


Language learning app puts Gaelic in my pocket

Language learning app puts Gaelic in my pocket

Language learning app puts Gaelic in my pocket

07 December 2019

Nicky Marr is delighted as Duolingo launches Gaelic lessons for beginners – on St Andrew's Day. Here's what she's learned so far...


Value of rural businesses goes beyond the bottom line

Value of rural businesses goes beyond the bottom line

Value of rural businesses goes beyond the bottom line

30 November 2019

After a night celebrating the success of the Highlands and Islands' rural economy, Nicky Marr learns there's more than money at stake


It's too early for the Christmas countdown... just

It's too early for the Christmas countdown... just

It's too early for the Christmas countdown... just

23 November 2019

Nicky Marr won't hear anything about Christmas in November – with three little exceptions


Shining a light on Heroes, great and small

Shining a light on Heroes, great and small

Shining a light on Heroes, great and small

16 November 2019

Stories of heroes in our midst shine through the gloom, as Nicky Marr says the smallest things can often have the biggest impact


Burger that! Employees have right to private life

Burger that! Employees have right to private life

Burger that! Employees have right to private life

09 November 2019

After Macdonald's boss Steve Easterbrook was fired for being in a relationship with a colleague, Nicky Marr wonders what happened to workplace romance


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