Tag Archives: Scotland

Over 18?

Over 18?

An pensioner who bought a bottle of wine was left puzzled when a cashier asked whether she was over 18 – for the first time in her life. Jean Ross, 83, said she had never been asked her age when ...
Mortgage madness

Mortgage madness

Almost two thirds of Scots in their 60s have yet to pay off loans on their home, worrying new figures revealed yesterday. Research released by charity Age Scotland Enterprises shows that 383,000 peopl ...
Later life in Scotland: Tae Mak it Worth Bein

Later life in Scotland: Tae Mak it Worth Bein

Good health, seeing friends and family and having enough money to be comfortable, are the things Scots rate as most important to ensuring a fulfilling life, according to a survey from Age Scotland. Th ...
Silhouettes in the Fog – an exhibition

Silhouettes in the Fog – an exhibition

In 1915, rumours began circulating on the Western Front about a deadly, pale yellow fog leaving a devastating scene of hysteria, suffering and death on the Allied trenches at Ypres. Scottish War Blind ...