Posts Tagged: Highland Heroes

Superheroes, real Heroes and rudeness by the roadside

Superhuman kindness, and compassion “I’m going to need someone with superhuman strength to help me get into my outfit.” That was the cry from the bedroom next door, as I was putting the finishing touches to my script for the Moray and Banffshire Heroes Awards in Elgin last week. There were just 15 minutes to… Read more »

Awards are a win-win

Is that a glimmer of optimism on the horizon? I’m no economist, as my accountant will confirm, so please don’t quiz me for details about the strength of the economy or the impact of the twin whammies of Brexit and Covid. And whatever you do, don’t hold me to any of my hazy predictions about… Read more »

When the smallest things have the greatest impact.

If you’ve seen the footage of a young doctor from Raigmore Hospital singing to a baby to distract her while he draws blood, you’ll agree that it’s unforgettable. Fittingly ‘Unforgettable’ is also the title of the song the doctor was singing – the toot seems utterly enchanted by his voice. As she kicks her wee… Read more »

Highland Heroes. Where does the goodness come from?

The question I was asked most often last Thursday night was ‘How did you do that without crying?’ And my answer was that it was my job to hold it together. And just because I wasn’t crying on the outside, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t moved. My job is – on occasions – an acting… Read more »