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People January 25, 2016

Tom Weir | In Winter Hills

The radio news sounded grim for travellers; warnings of black ice in the Lowlands ; Highland roads difficult with overnight snow and drifting expected… Sitting at home looking out of […]

People January 20, 2016

Tom Weir | Ailnack Gorges and Beyond

  In his first article of 1979, Tom Weir hikes through the Gorges of the Ailnack, gets caught up in controversy surrounding the Lochnagar corrie, and discovers a very unusual cairn… IT […]

People January 18, 2016

Branching Out

There are few people I find as awe inspiring as Alan Watson Featherstone, founder of Trees for Life… Having visited him in early 2015 and seen just a fraction of their […]

Islands January 10, 2016

Tom Weir | Island of Looms

  In his last column from 1978, Tom Weir follows the history of Harris Tweed and supported the creation of the Friends of Loch Lomond group… It’s many a year […]

People December 24, 2015

Fraserburgh’s Amazing Arctic Circle Cyclist

A remarkable Fraserburgh cyclist’s 3,000 mile Arctic adventure has been celebrated in a new limited edition book – the revived and revised edition of ‘I Cycled Into The Arctic Circle’. […]

Islands December 24, 2015

Tom Weir | On Top Of The Bass

A visit to the Bass Rock for Tom Weir was full of the tales of witches and escaped prisoners – and, of course, the cries of gannets… To make a landing on […]

People December 23, 2015

Tom Weir | Off The Beaten Track

Waking up on Loch Tayside and looking on Ben Lawers pin-sharp under crisp billows of white clouds moving over its grey top was to have an immediate feeling of wellbeing, especially […]

Islands December 23, 2015

Tom Weir | Islands and Highlands

No matter even if it was a dreary day, chilly and with grey clouds solidly down on the hills of Harris, Iain and I were having the pleasure of sailing […]

People December 18, 2015

Tom Weir | Life in the Wilderness

  Author and naturalist Mike Tomkies took our Tom eyrie-checking and to experience the life in the wilds… Just now and then you read a book by an adventurous man which […]

People December 14, 2015

Jo Caulfield’s Starter For Ten

  Look out for our big interview with comedian, Jo Caulfield, in our January issue, but in the meantime, here’s a quick-fire starter for ten with her to whet the […]

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