Our February Issue 2016

Here’s this month’s exciting line-up…


Catch up with Elaine C Smith as she prepares for her role in Annie

Discover how novelist Fiona Gibson gets her inspiration

All your news and views from our Mailbox

Alan Pinkerton brought justice to the wild west and inspired the FBI

Andrew McDairmid traces the roots of Canadian founding fathers


Glasgow Film Festival is a celebration of the classics!

Starlings – cheeky lodgers and a stunning aerobic display team

Poetess Rachel McCrum has a mission in life to spread the word

Mr McFall’s Chamber provides a wide spectrum of music

Meet our new alternative music blogger, Lisa-Marie Ferla

Discover the best in new Scottish fact and fiction

Euan celebrates a new Lewis whisky – the first in over 150 years!

The simple porridge oat is not just for breakfast


This month’s Focus is the history, science and the great outdoors of Lochaber

Stockbridge has a rich and fascinating legacy

Treehouses come in all shapes and sizes

Cameron McNeish’s close encounters on Sutherland’s Quinag

Five pages of Around Scotland – what to see and where to do it 


Your chance to vote for our Photographer of the Year!

Experience some superb biking and spectacular views in the Ochills

Take A Hike sees us ploughing through the snow on Morrone

Giddy-up with equestrian stunt team, Riders of the Storm

Tips for the outdoors with our tried-and-tested gear guide

Our cover star Greg Boswell is continually pushes new barriers

How Scotland is a world leader in Fairtrade Fitba’

For Carina Contini, lobster is the food of love!


Up for grabs this week:

  • Ultimate stunt experience day
  • Bottle of three-year-old expression from Abhainn Dearg Distillery
  • Packed hamper from Hamlyn’s of Scotland
  • Copies of our favourite titles from the Scottish Bookshelf: The Venison Bible, The Scottish Berries Bible, Glasgow – Mapping The City, Create And Colour Scotland.


Out now!

Our February issue is in shops now, and through subscription.

There are loads of ways to get it digitally to your smartphone or tablet too; just visit the app store, get a digital subscription here or visit the Readly app store.