Category Archives: Online Features

Felicity’s Chocolate

Felicity’s Chocolate

With Easter just around the corner, there is no escaping the influx of chocolate gracing the supermarket shelves. But why give something luxurious and a little different this year to your loved ones? Felicity’s Chocolate based in Aberdeenshire create handmade Belgian chocolates with transferable prints – the choice of designs are endless! With a range of shapesContinue Reading

Forestry – it’s time to take stock of your trees

Forestry – it’s time to take stock of your trees

Landowners and estate managers are starting to take cognisance of the potential risk posed by trees and be more proactive in the management of veteran tree stocks, according to Scotland’s leading rural property consultancy. CKD Galbraith witnessed a surge in the number of tree survey reports conducted by their forestry team throughout 2016 as theyContinue Reading

Bah Humbug!

Bah Humbug!

Christmas is celebrated by an estimated two billion people worldwide. In Scotland the average family will spend over £600 on food and drink alone this Christmas. As early as October, lights begin to appear along George Street and Princes Street and whether you consider yourself a Christian or not, it is impossible not to beContinue Reading

Own your own piece of iconic Scotland with Jorie

Own your own piece of iconic Scotland with Jorie

Thanks to the generous donation by Diageo,’The Monarch of the Glen’ by Sir Edward Landseer, a Victorian painting depicting a royal stag set in the Scottish Highlands, may be owned by the public once again if this iconic piece of artwork is purchased by the National Galleries of Scotland. This oil painting demonstrates the majestic beauty of the deer,Continue Reading

Whale of a time

Whale of a time

Scotland’s waters are among the world’s richest when it comes to spotting whales and dolphins, and they’re also vital for conservation of the species, writes Polly Pullar… (Originally published in Scottish Field, October 2014) Not long after two dead minke whales washed ashore at a popular beach on Skye, they were towed to Ardnamurchan toContinue Reading