I wrote last month about Leopard being not only a magazine, but also a community, built upon 40 years of shared history. This was brought home to me yet again when I received a call the other Friday evening from a most interesting lady in her 90s, who had been asked to give a farewell speech upon her minister’s retirement from the parish. She wanted to check with Leopard that “Happy to meet, sorry to part, happy to meet again - Bon Accord,” was in fact Aberdeen City’s official toast.
After I confirmed this, we had a lovely chat about her Buchan childhood. It’s just one example, among many, of how our readers regard the magazine as a friend.
This month, we launch a new series, ‘Our Town’, which celebrates the history and presentday developments of some of our North-east communities...
Judy Mackie, Editor
Read more of Judy's column in the April issue of Leopard.