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Recipes

Luxury Coffee Cake

You can’t beat homemade coffee cake – and the East Neuk Cooks know exactly how to give yours that little something extra Ingredients 6oz / 170g Baking Margarine 6oz / 170g Caster […]

Recipes

Anster Cheese Scones

The first of our Crail Food Festival recipes comes from Jane Stewart of the St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company for delicious cheese scones… Ingredients 1 lb self raising flour 1 […]

Culture

The Awfey Huge Variety Show

On Wednesday, 22 June, actor/comedian, panto legend and now River City star Andy Gray will host a fabulous show featuring a cast of exceptionally talented children from all over Edinburgh […]

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What’s In A Name? | Part 3

The third part in our series as we continue to explore the history and myths behind some of Scotland’s place names…   The Reach of the Campbells There are two Campbel(l)towns […]

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A… Chaos of Swans?

When startled by a microlight or helicopter, geese and whooper swans have an unusual and dramatically different response…   Sometimes the hardest part is getting into the passenger seat from […]

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Saltire Society’s 80th Anniversary!

A £50,000 ‘Inspiring Scotland’ funding programme for emerging Scottish talent and Scotland’s first ever online literary festival are just two of the eye-catching initiatives revealed as part of a busy […]

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What’s In A Name? | Part 2

The second part in our series as we continue to explore the history and myths behind some of Scotland’s more unusual place names…   Viking Connections The name Dingwall comes […]

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Herons – Dressing Down

No prizes for herons in fashion or architecture…   Herons, I once wrote, are flamingos dressed by Presbyterians. I like the image so much, here it is again. The writer’s conceit, revisiting […]

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Further Funding For Hinterland

Following the success of NVA’s Hinterland, the large scale light and music night-time event held at the St Peter’s Seminary near Helensburgh from March 18-27, final funding has now been […]

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