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Heritage

Burns, Set In Stone

Memorials to the Bard exist all around the world   MANY years ago I met with members of the Atlanta St Andrews Society in Georgia, USA. They told me how, […]

Heritage

Hamilton’s Scottish Heritage

Discover the Scottish roots of Alexander Hamilton, feisty right hand man of George Washington and the inspiration behind one of the most successful Broadway musicals of the decade   Hamilton […]

People

A Tribute To Harry Sir Lauder

Scottish Opera’s warm and affectionate tribute to one of the Theatre Royal’s biggest stars   As part of the 150th anniversary celebrations for Glasgow’s Theatre Royal, the curtain opens on Scottish […]

People

A Pioneering Photographer

… who captured a lost way of life   In our November issue we looked back at the wonderful work of one of our most prolific photographers, Robert Moyes Adam. […]

Community

World Porridge Champions!

Swedes Take the Double at the 24th Annual World Porridge Making Championships   Competitors from Sweden took both the main and speciality titles at the 2017 World Porridge Making Championships which took place […]

Authors

Irvine Welsh | Fringe-Spotting

  The Trainspotting author gives us a preview of the three shows he’s involved with on this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe   Most writers—certainly living writers—would be lucky to have their […]

People

Scotsman Of Steel

A self-taught Angus maker is creating stunning metal sculptures out of recycled metal   On June 14 in Dundee’s Botanic Gardens, Steve Burke McKay unveiled his life-size Shetland pony sculpture made entirely […]

Interviews

A Wee Blether with Eddie The Eagle

Britain’s first Olympic Ski Jumper has turned performer   Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards is famed for taking life in both hands and, quite literally, leaping into the great unknown! Having […]

Outdoor Scotland

Tom Weir | Walking Points

FOR the official opening of the West Highland Way in October, the weather could hardly have been worse. Floods, a cold, gale-force wind and battering rain.   Instead of a […]

Outdoor Scotland

Tom Weir | Walking Points | 6

Part 6 of Tom’s 1980 article on his love of walking – from John O’Groats to Land’s End   Part One – The Opening of the West Highland Way Part Two – Walking the […]

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