A look back at Scotland's 2018 in tweets
The start of the year brought some time for reflection, with this Bowie tribute at the Kelvingrove.
The Beast from the East hit in late February, virtually closing down parts of the country.
But this inspirational tale of a surgeon battling through the snow brought admiration from far and wide.
April saw some unusual visitors along the River Clyde as some orca put in an appearance.
One of the most poignant stories of the year came with the untimely death of Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison.
An act of generosity in June came in the direction of a peace event in the south of Scotland.
Defiance and dignity marked the response from 21-year-old Blair Wilson to a despicable homophobic attack.
August saw an unusual form of messaging for the modern age, in the shape of a proposal on a cow.
This story from September is a warning not to tick the box 'I am a terrorist'.
One of the most emotional videos of the year, not a proposal this time but a new arrival.
Sometimes you have to join in, even if it is the Baby Shark.
And sometimes the message is a bit more serious.