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People March 17, 2016

Funding Neuro

Scots Magazine editor Robert was honoured to attend the annual fund raising dinner for Scottish charity Funding Neuro More than 150 people attended the “Wacky Racenight” at the Macdonald Houston […]

People March 14, 2016

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Garry Fraser pays a personal tribute to the Orcadian Composer… I was lucky enough to attend the St Magnus Festival in Orkney a couple of years ago, and even luckier […]

People March 10, 2016

Tom Weir | The First “My Month”

After writing occasional freelance features for The Scots Magazine for several years, Tom Weir was finally given his own column in April 1956 The “My Month” series lasted for over 50 […]

People March 9, 2016

Tom Weir | The Big Ben

Ben Nevis is the highest and most sought-after mountain in Britain, and here Tom Weir gives us an insight into its climbing history, the first assent by wheelbarrow, and some tips for […]

People March 2, 2016

Tom Weir | The Wonder of Wildlife

Regular­ readers of mine will know that I take a walk every morning, and recently I’ve been taking a female companion along— little Nell, a young semi-collie who gives me […]

People February 23, 2016

Tom Weir | Men Of The Trees

Through two hikes 20-odd years apart, Tom Weir illustrates a glen changed forever, and the work of some to return it to its natural state Packing to drive north for Beauly […]

People February 15, 2016

Cooking the Perfect Steak

Our March issue features world-renown venison chef, Nichola Fletcher, who shares a great steak recipe with us The recipe, taken from her new book, The Venison Bible, not only provides a […]

Islands February 15, 2016

Tom Weir | Shetland Folk

In the second in his 1979 two-parter on Shetland, Tom Weir got to know a few of the locals and heard of their history I am sure it is true […]

Islands February 8, 2016

Tom Weir | The Shetland Way

  The oil, the seabirds, and the joining of Norse and Scots heritage… Here, indeed, was wonderful luck — a spring-like morning of soft sunshine and we were booked in […]

People February 1, 2016

Tom Weir | Trossachs To Kintyre

  There is a very special kind of winter day when suddenly the countryside has a spring look. Everything seems to have a shine on it: beech bark, silver birch, […]

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