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Authors

Val McDermid | Twin Muses

She’s one of the UK’s leading crime writers, and murder mysteries are her speciality – yet she has an unexpected confession to make… “I’m quite squeamish,” says Val, the woman […]

People

Photographers of Tomorrow

The winners of the ninth annual Scottish Seabird Centre Nature Photography Awards have been announced, and it was the youngest entrants that wowed voters. Amateur photographers from all around the […]

People

Norman’s Theatrical Conquests!

Marius in Les Miserables, Danny Zuko in Grease, Tony in West Side Story, Sam Carmichael in Mamma Mia!, Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls… Norman Bowman has played almost every […]

People

Mrs Thompson’s Wartime Wedding Cakes

An unsung heroine who helped countless wartime couples celebrate their marriage has been honoured by the hotel where her wedding cakes took pride of place over 70 years ago. The Dumbuck […]

People

Leading Novelist To Appear in Edinburgh

Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Remains Of The Day and one of the world’s leading novelists, will make a rare Scottish appearance at Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre on March 5. Kazuo […]

People

Snow Falls On Tom Weir Statue

We suspect our favourite mountain man would have smiled to see his statue at Balmaha, Loch Lomond, covered in snow – a layer Tom Weir must often have donned as he […]

Interviews

Reese’s Proud Claim

Actress Reese Witherspoon embodies the qualities of the all-American girl, but underneath her Southern flair are Scottish roots. This may explain the determination and pluck evident in her many screen […]

People

The President’s Paisley Roots

It’s impressive the influence that Scottish people have had on world events – and many famous names born overseas have discovered a connection with our shores and traced their descendants right […]

People

Johnny Cash’s Celtic Ancestry

One remarkable thing about Scotland is the impact its people have had on the world – it’s utterly disproportionate to the country’s size. Considering this enduring global influence, one might […]

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