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My Scotland Crime writer Stuart MacBride on his top Scottish spots, from Aberdeen to Shetland

A wander on Ben Ledi led to an encounter with a belly-flopping otter for Jim Crumley

A Wee Blether with… American bagpiper and TikTok star Ally Crowley-Duncan on her Scots roots

Around Scotland From magic to music, find the best events from across the country this month

Discover music, theatre and art at the Hidden Door

Reviving Ancient Egypt A relative of Robert Burns started a mystery dating back to 300BC


See the delights round every corner in Aberdeenshire



A-Z Of Great Scots Travel writer William Lithgow lost his ears to love and led a full life of adventure

The Great Eight Explore centuries of life at the Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

The story of how the Caithness town became alcohol-free

Scottish Bookshelf A selection of the best brand-new books to cast your eyes over this month

Sound Of Scotland Twilight Sad and Arab Strap frontmen collaborate



Read our exclusive interview on mental well-being with actors Robson Green and Jim Murray



 Slàinte Mhath Scotland meets Uganda with an impressive new artisanal rum

Scottish Bookshelf The best in brand-new fact and fiction to read this month

Scottish Kitchen Star chef Giovanna Eusebi makes tasty tuna puttanesca

Eat, Sleep, Drink… The Reviews A five-star Edinburgh hotel and delicious Stirling soufflé

A Meeting Of Souls Polly Pullar tells of nursing a brown hare back to health


Celebrate 200 years of the best in Scottish food and farming at the Royal Highland Show



Going For Inner Gold Paralympian Karen Darke hand-cycles the South Pole

Hills Climbing A Quiet Peak Cameron McNeish escapes the Glen Coe crowds

A Big Day Of Munros 12 mountains in one day on the Mullardoch Round

Freestyle For Fun It’s never too late to start BMX racing in Glasgow

Climbing For Janet The 82-year-old tackling Munros to raise funds for Alzheimer’s

A Family Business David Livingstone’s father-in-law explored Africa before him






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