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Islands November 13, 2015

Tom Weir | Scotland In Miniature

Returning to the isle he worked the harvest fields on before the war, Tom Weir delighted in the fascinating history – and future – of Arran in 1978 “A fine day […]

People November 7, 2015

Who Do You Think Deserves A Commemorative Plaque?

Historic Environment Scotland are asking the Scottish public which figures from history they would like to see celebrated with a Commemorative Plaque. Nominations are now open for the national Commemorative […]

People November 6, 2015

Tom Weir | Sport For Spartans

After a glorious year of skiing in 1977, Tom Weir looks back at the rise of Scottish skiing, and why it’s a completely different beast to continental skiing… The year […]

People November 3, 2015

Due South 2015!

One man’s bid to become the first Scot to undertake a solo, unassisted and unsupported expedition to the South Pole 30-year-old Luke Robertson will set out from the Hercules Inlet at […]

People October 30, 2015

Tom Weir | Along The Solway

NOW and then comes a day of sheer perfection, when the sun shines from sunrise to sunset, and this was it. I was on the Solway on the estuary of […]

People October 23, 2015

Tom Weir | Talking Point in Argyll

Tom Weir and fellow adventure writer Willie Shand explored glorious Loch Goil – and debate the newly constructed caravan park I didn’t know that Willie Shand was such an early bedder or I […]

People October 16, 2015

Tom Weir | The Hills of Dee

There we were, Adam Watson and myself, watching the sunset gold on the winding Dee from the top of a heathery hill above Glen Dye… Through a gap in the […]

People October 9, 2015

Tom Weir | The Land of Knapdale

Knapdale holds some incredible and ancient secrets – for those who know where to look… The trouble about driving to North Knapdale in brilliant weather is that before you can […]

Islands October 2, 2015

Tom Weir | Three Men In A Boat

Tom Weir braved the rough and open sea with a couple of friends in order to fully explore the smaller Hebridean isles… “There’s nothing quite like being on the sea at night in a […]

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