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Culture April 13, 2015

Preserving History

Scottish soldiers from across the centuries celebrate the launch of Scottish Battlefields Trust Some of Scotland’s best living history societies gathered in Prestonpans today, bringing to life a timeline of […]

Culture April 9, 2015

Woodland Wonders

In August pinewoods go all drowsy on me, flat-footed and weary like an old dog. I know this trait of pinewoods of old. I have, after all, been here before. I […]

Culture April 1, 2015

Honours For Castle Cat!

The service of Castle Fraser’s resident feline has been recognised by the National Trust for Scotland – and, no, this is not an April Fools’ Day joke. The long-haired tabby, […]

Culture April 1, 2015

Links With Nature

I have reason to remember that tee shot. Kilspindie Golf Course at Aberla­dy, East Lothian coast, a beautiful early July day, sunlight bouncing off the deep blue Forth estuary, a […]

Culture March 27, 2015

Island Life

A questing heron stalks the furthest edge of wrack-strewn rocks, working the falling tide on a Skye shore. Two otters clamber onto a scrap of a skerry near Ord, just […]

Culture March 26, 2015

Scottish Premiere for The Curious Incident…

The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling book, makes its Scottish debut at the Festival Theatre […]

Culture March 26, 2015

Royal Highland Show Countdown

OK, we know it’s not until June, but this year will be the 175th Royal Highland Show, and it promises to be the best one yet! The RHS is Scotland’s […]

Culture March 25, 2015

Scotland’s New White Lady

Meet Victoria, the UK’s only female polar bear, who moves to her new home in the Highland Wildlife Park today. Victoria is travelling all the way from Aalborg Zoo in Denmark […]


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