The Scots Magazine May 2021 Issue – Out Now!



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My Scotland Scottish singer-songwriter Fish shares his favourite spots from across Scotland

Celebrating the anniversary of the Beano comic book icon, Dennis The Menace

This month’s best events from across Scotland, both in-person and online

The Great Eight discover the stories behind eight fascinating objects from Culzean Castle in Ayrshire

A-Z of Great Scots Maggie Keswick Jencks, the founder of cancer support charity Maggie’s, was a true inspiration to many



Take a virtual escape to the island of Vatersay



Jim Crumley’s first, heartbreaking interaction with a sea eagle

 Focus On Fife discover the hidden treasures along Fife’s south coast

Wee Blether Nathan Evans, singer and star of social media app TikTok

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival seeks to make our “new normal” more inclusive

Award-winning crime author Margaret Kirk on the city and authors that inspire her writing



Make it our big interview with the celebrated Scottish singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald



Fiona Russell ventures from her own beaten track to cycle the Clyde Coastal Path

Merryn Glover discusses her role as Cairngorms National Park’s first Writer In Residence

Polly Pullar shares the wonder that is to be found in ponds

Sound Of Scotland two up-and-coming Scottish musicians share their stories of making music mid-pandemic

Carina’s Kitchen The Contini household has welcomed a new addition

Cameron McNeish explores the rich history of the Corrour Bothy in the Cairngorms


Choose your favourite of the finalists for the Photographer Of The Year competition



Kenny MacAskill shares the story of radical Scots-Canadian William Lyon Mckenzie

Slàinte Mhath Sustainability is fast becoming the buzzword of the whisky industry

Paddleboard yoga offers a chance to test your core strength and balance

The Gear Guide reviewing the best new kit for your outdoor adventures


Plus our pick of the best…

The Great Gear Guide, Around Scotland events,
and reviews of the best hotels and restaurants
will keep you right this month.





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