Chairman's Column: Linda Looks to the Future

As I arrived home tonight after spending the day with two of my grandchildren, I realised it was still daylight. Isn’t it nice to see the days drawing out?

The first two months of the year are always a bit quieter for your Office Bearers but there have been a few meetings.…

Chairman's Column: Christmas, carols... and birthday cake

I sincerenly hope you have all kept free from the nasty viruses that seem to be around the country. Unfortunately, both I and many members of my family have struggled for quite a few weeks now to shake them off. 

However, nothing dampened our spirits when we travelled to…

Chairman's Column: Looking ahead to a busy 2019

I wish you all a very happy new year and hope you are looking forward with enthusiasm to a new year in Scottish Women’s Institutes.  There are exciting times ahead with the prospect of a new constitution being approved in April to take the organisation forward. 


SWI in the City…musing over coffee

By Ann Milne, who founded the new style SWI group Deen Divas in Aberdeen in 2015

Today I went out for coffee. I met a friend and we went into town, with the intention of heading to the cinema to watch the new Avengers movie, so that we could pretend to be cool and have something to chat about with the young folks at work, what could be nicer.

But we got distracted.…

Foodie Quine - Edible Scottish Adventures

Claire Jessiman is a Scottish Freelance Food and Travel writer based in Aberdeen who has been blogging her Edible Scottish Adventures as Foodie Quine since 2012.  A mum of two and wife of one, she is passionate about cooking from scratch, seasonality, food education and…