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People July 27, 2015

The Oor Wullie of Comedy: Vladimir McTavish

Scotland’s best satirical stand-up, Vladimir McTavish, is gearing up for another box office success at the 2015 Fringe His blend of observational humour about the Scottish psyche mixed with up-to-the-minute […]

People July 27, 2015

The Irrepressible Craig Hill

The comedian and king of puns is back at the Fringe this year! Craig’s new show, Playing With My Selfie (double entendre entirely intended) runs August 6 – 30, at […]

People July 24, 2015

Eddi Reader | A Wandering Minstrel

Scottish songstress Eddi Reader talks to us about her musical influences, upbringing, and how it feels to be singing in Gaelic for the first time… Many musicians lead a nomadic existence […]

People July 23, 2015

Tom Weir | Bound For The Isles

IN a spacious cabin Tom Weir sat with a dram in his hand listening to Iain and Graham describing their voyage from the Isle of Canna… “Aye, it was just the […]

People July 17, 2015

Denise Mina’s Not-So-Dark-Side

The best-selling crime writer talks family, inspiration and branching out into graphic novels… “I’m a bit of a ghoul,” reveals Scottish crime writer Denise Mina, who, in her pretty summer […]

People July 10, 2015

Rory Bremner’s Scotland

According to Rory, one of the best things about living in the Borders is taking the afternoon train from London to Scotland. The TV star splits his time between family […]

People July 9, 2015

The Bonnie Gardener!

Nicola MacNaughton, aka The Bonnie Gardener, shares her top gardening tips   Her enthusiasm for growing is infectious, and she believes nurturing anything from a vegetable plot to a hanging […]

People July 9, 2015

Tom Weir | The Walker’s Wonderland

Tom Weir concludes his two-part portrait of Loch Lomond with visits to lesser-known features that can be reached on foot – and a dramatic tale of canoeing on its changeable […]

People July 2, 2015

Andrew Cotter in Twenty Questions

We set Andrew Cotter a quick-fire round of twenty questions when we caught up BBC Commentary team at The Open…   Where did you get the golfing bug? The whole […]

People July 2, 2015

Tom Weir | My Loch Lomond

Few men can know Loch Lomond as intimately as Tom Weir who lived by its shores for 17 years. In his columns for our July and August, 1976 issues he […]


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