Garry Fraser

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Community May 10, 2016

Take A Hike… To Dumgoyne

The Tenth Scots Magazine “Take A Hike” took place last weekend on and around Dumgoyne, the distinctive hill on the west end of the Campsies. As usual, there was a […]

Events May 9, 2016

The 306: Dawn

This world premiere in Perthshire shows World War I from an unusual perspective There have been many commemorative events over the last few months to mark the anniversary of major […]

Explore April 21, 2016

Follow Up Focus: Dundee

This industrial city was once the jute capital of the world, and reminders of the 19th century industry can still be seen today… 1820 was an auspicious year for Dundee for […]

Explore April 18, 2016

Focus on Skye – The Cuillin

The wonders of Skye are the subject of Garry’s 7-page Focus in our May issue, and here’s his bonus follow up: The Magnificent Cuillin If the Trotternish hills can be […]

Events April 5, 2016

Vive L’entente Cordiale!

A corner of France is thriving in the port of Leith   It’s a corner of Provence to be exact, and Bistro Provence is carrying on a long tradition of […]

Explore March 23, 2016

Over The Sea To Skye

Garry Fraser considers a lesser-known route The first time I went to Skye – many years ago – was by ferry, the old Kyle of Lochalsh – Klyeakin route. The […]

People March 14, 2016

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Garry Fraser pays a personal tribute to the Orcadian Composer… I was lucky enough to attend the St Magnus Festival in Orkney a couple of years ago, and even luckier […]

Culture February 2, 2016

Books, Books and More Books

The worth of one former Bishop of Dunblane’s gift to the nation is impossible to determine… The legacy of £100 was left by Robert Leighton, Bishop of Dunblane from 1661-1670, on […]

Explore January 18, 2016

A Glug of Glenfinnan

Garry’s “research trip” for the February’s Focus feature lead him inevitably to the pub… When ordering lunch in the Grog and Gruel on Fort William’s High Street, I noticed a selection […]

Events December 7, 2015

Afternoon Tea at Colonnades

“Glass of champagne, sir?” “Thanks very much. Don’t mind if I do!”   Even if it was only 4.30 on a wet and windy Edinburgh afternoon, it would have been […]


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