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People November 23, 2015

Tom Weir | Source of the Clyde

  Tom Weir travels the River Clyde, from “God’s Treasurehouse” to Glasgow, and considers the different lives played out on its banks through the ages… Crawford derives its name from […]

People November 17, 2015

Tom Weir | A Welcome To The Hills

In the highest village in Scotland Tom Weir explores its mining culture and remarkable engineering sons In the warm light of the mid-morning sun the Nith Valley was looking better than I […]

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 […]

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