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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 […]

People March 13, 2015

Tom Weir | The Sage of Glen Coe

In March, 1975, Tom Weir met with a kindred spirit, Hamish Maclnnes, the Sage of Glen Coe . . . I AM not a pessimist, but I couldn’t help wondering […]

People March 11, 2015

Mystery Writer Found!

The riddle of the wartime letter found at Blair Castle has been solved – thanks to a public appeal to identity the writer . . . During the winter conservations […]

People March 10, 2015

Search For Long-lost Penpals

A 70-year-old mystery letter, believed to be the correspondence between two wartime evacuees, has been found in Blair Castle. During their winter conservation works the Blair Castle team discovered a […]

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