Separate the myths from the medieval truths

Chris Brown uniquely retells the captivating story of William Wallace’s life. William Wallace of Elderslie, younger son of a country knight, came to fame through his active opposition to the aggressive imperialism of England’s King Edward I. From political and social obscurity he seized control of the reins of government and became the first leader…

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Simple shakshuka is a filling alternative

Ever tried a shakshuka ? No? Veganuary gives you the perfect excuse. We’re presenting recipes courtesy of four-time Sunday Times bestselling authors and co-creators of BOSH!, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who have sold more than one million copies of their plant-based cookbooks. Since they launched the BOSH! platform over five years ago, they have…

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A new take on the Battle of Bannockburn

In Scotland, history and politics often become entangled. For some, the past is a source of inspiration for the future. For others, it becomes a salutary lesson in what mistakes to avoid. The one thing Scottish history is not is dead, fit only for scholars and schoolchildren. The Battle of Bannockburn (23-24 June, 1314) was…

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Brig o’Perth whisky making a comeback in 2022

A Perth-based Scotch whisky brand that made its comeback late last year, exactly 125 years after its first release, will be rolled out as part of a full-scale relaunch in 2022. Brig O’ Perth was the first ‘house blend’ of Matthew Gloag & Son wines and spirits merchants in 1896, created in the basement of…

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A filling and tasty cheese and onion tarte tatin

Veganuary continues with a delicious cheese and onion tarte tatin recipe. Over the next two weeks, we’re presenting recipes courtesy of four-time Sunday Times bestselling authors and co-creators of BOSH!, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who have sold more than one million copies of their plant-based cookbooks. Since they launched the BOSH! platform over five…

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Celebrating the wonderful Cairngorms

Writer and outdoor enthusiast Patrick Baker shares his fascinating experiences of visiting the wilderness that is the Cairngorms. He makes historical discoveries and has many tales to tell of his experiences in this area of great natural beauty. In places untouched by humans in recent years, he tries to rediscover an area of Scottish history…

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SPECTRA is green as light festival as set to return

Spectra, Scotland’s Festival of Light, is returning to Aberdeen next month. From the Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 February, SPECTRA will once again light up the winter nights in Aberdeen encouraging audiences to get out and experience the city looking its best using light sculptures, architectural projections, neon and film to create new ways of…

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Vegan pizzas are the order of the day with Pizza Geeks

Pizza Geeks in Edinburgh are supporting Veganuary for the month of January. They offer a range of vegan friendly pizzas and with any of their vegan pizzas sold throughout the month, within their Leith, Haymarket and Waverley Market rooftop locations, they will donate a pizza to those in need as part of their Pizza for…

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Top two take the reins after a record year at Bidwells

A property firm has appointed new senior and deputy partners, to take the reins after a record year of investment. New senior partner Nick Pettit will oversee leading property advisors Bidwells UK-wide, and he has appointed Scotland managing partner, Finlay Clark as deputy senior partner to assist in his new role. Bidwells is at the…

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A refreshing lunchtime jackfruit larb

Veganuary continues with another alternative recipe from a pair of TV stars. Over the next two weeks, we’re presenting recipies courtesy of four-time Sunday Times bestselling authors and co-creators of BOSH!, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, who have sold more than one million copies of their plant-based cookbooks. Since they launched the BOSH! platform over…

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