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People April 20, 2015

Masterchef in the Making

If thirteen-year-old Heather Nisbet is ever asked to help with the school dinners at Mackie Academy, there would be cause to rejoice. Because she has the skill to make it […]

People April 17, 2015

Tom Weir | New Friends for the Cairngorms

In August, 1975, Tom explored the Cairngorms with some young hiking recruits and rediscovered his love of the area through their eyes . . .   The resilience of 12-year-olds is […]

Interviews April 16, 2015

Jackie Stewart | Flying Scotsman

Few people really deserve the title “legend”. But if anyone does, it’s three-times Formula One ace Sir Jackie Stewart. Moments like this don’t come along every day. To remind a […]

People April 3, 2015

London Celebrates Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The Royal Institute of British Architects is hosting an exhibition of Mackintosh’s work from the early 1900s, proving the continued influence of the Glasgow-born designer one hundred years later. The […]

People April 3, 2015

Tom Weir | Wilderness At Risk

In June, 1975, Tom was concerned about developments for a train line and marching pylon route in South West Ross . . . In the village of Kishorn, against the […]

Interviews March 30, 2015

Gavin Hastings | Home-Loving Boy

His rugby career reads like a schoolboy’s dream; captain of Scotland and the British Lions with victories recorded across the globe. But despite his worldwide fame, Scotland – and particularly […]

People March 27, 2015

Tom Weir | Man With A Fiery Cross

In May 1975, Tom Weir’s monthly column for The Scots Magazine described his interview with the great world ecologist, Sir F. Fraser Darling . . . I knew before I […]

Authors March 27, 2015

The Ubiquitous Alexander McCall Smith

For a man who has sold tens of millions of books and had them translated into 46 languages, Alexander McCall Smith has a lot of critics. But those making suggestions […]

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