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CONTENTS

My Scotland Radio host and former Miss Scotland Jennifer Reoch on her top Scots spots

Wee Blether Dundee-born actor Ron Donachie talks his new comedy-drama series Screw

Around Scotland With country music, classic musicals and great food, take your pick of amazing events

 Focus On Falkirk Jim Crumley admires a pair of swans moving in perfect synchronicity on the Isle of Mull’s Loch Don

 A-Z Of Great Scots Jainti Dass Saggar, Scotland’s first non-white councillor, who improved the lives of many

 

 

Look to the heavens at the Hebridean Dark Skies Festival

 

 

The tiny, barren isle of Rockall, a source of fascination and international strife

Scots rugby star Scott Cummings previews the Six Nations

Haunted By The Past Glasgow author CJ Cooke’s latest novel was inspired by the cruel Scottish witch trials

Scottish Bookshelf A selection of the best in brand-new fact and fiction to read this month

Sound Of Scotland PopGirlz are challenging unconscious gender bias in the music industry

 

 

Read our exclusive interview with actor Dougray Scott as he talks about working with Irvine Welsh on his new series Crime

 

 

Picture Perfect Enter your best image for Photographer of the Year

Good Vibrations Trad musicians and distillers team up to create a new dram

Eat, Sleep, Drink… The Reviews Profiling the best hotels and restaurants around

Scottish Kitchen A delicious one-pan wonder meal from chef Craig Douglas

Winter Wanderers Shorter daylight hours bring an array of birds from the north

 

 

Enjoy the return of the Paisley Book Festival, in person and online

 

 

Toes Walk The Line An arduous quest to trek the longest straight route between two roads in Britain

Protect Our Peatlands Cameron McNeish on why Scotland’s peatlands are vital

A Classic Climb A winter challenge at Ben Cruachan’s Horseshoe circuit

Country Roads An enjoyable cycle loop of beautiful Dunning Glen

A Scottish Pioneer The Scot who championed worker’s rights in Australia

 

 


 

 

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