The real-life adventures of presenter Simon Reeve

In Journeys to Impossible Places, best-selling author and presenter Simon Reeve reveals the inside story of his most astonishing adventures and experiences, around the planet and close to home. It continues the story Simon started in his bestseller Step by Step, which traced the first decades of his life from depressed and unemployed teenager through to…

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King’s Inch honoured to take best spirit in show title

Small batch King’s Inch single malt whisky has been named the UK’s best spirit in show at the London Spirit’s Competition 2022 which took place at St Mary’s in London. The 2022 competition saw almost 1000 product entries with King’s Inch whisky – one of the final legacy projects by top Scotch industry legend, Dr…

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Water vole watchers needed in Scotland this spring

Forget the Easter Bunny, this Easter is all about water voles! Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers across Scotland, England and Wales to take part in their national water vole survey, which starts on Good Friday. Immortalised by Ratty in The Wind in the Willows, these native riverbank residents…

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Top Secret Drum Corps are heading to the Tattoo

Swiss drumming sensation, The Top Secret Drum Corps, has been revealed as the first confirmed international act to take to the Castle Esplanade when The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The iconic drummers will wow fans with their dynamic precision drumming showcase, which has received global recognition since first performing in the show back in 2003.…

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Visit Moray Speyside launches biggest UK campaign

Visit Moray Speyside, the destination marketing organisation for Moray and Speyside, is this week revealing details of a UK marketing campaign focused on boosting tourism to the area and promoting opportunities for outdoor activities, natural experiences and wellbeing. The campaign ‘Your Next Adventure Starts Here’, which has been supported with £75,000 from the VisitScotland Destination…

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From Sheffield with love to Scotland’s islands

Despite living in Sheffield, author Richard Clubley’s love for the Scottish islands brings him north several times a year. And in this book, he gives a passionate account of what makes these places so special and worth visiting. He meets locals and learns a few realities of island life. He almost perished on Ailsa Craig,…

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Addressing the impact of personality disorders

This is a fascinating story spanning five centuries of history seen through the eyes of schizophrenic John McPake. Helped by the voices inside his head, McPake goes in a search of his brother in Edinburgh. In another thread of the plot, three 16th century weavers from Bruegel’s painting, Three Hunters in the Snow, search for…

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Auld Bride – a Glencairn Glass crimewriting prize runner-up

The Glencairn Glass – the world’s favourite whisky glass – has been celebrating Scottish crime writing talent over the past two years. It’s been the headline sponsor of the prestigious McIlvanney and Bloody Scotland Debut crime-writing prizes and last year, launched its first very own crime short story competition, inviting all budding crime writers to…

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Teardrops – a Glencairn Glass crimewriting prize runner-up

The world’s favourite whisky glass – The Glencairn Glass – has been celebrating Scottish crime writing talent over the past two years as headline sponsor of the prestigious McIlvanney and Bloody Scotland Debut crime-writing prizes. To support this creative collaboration, The Glencairn Glass launched its first very own crime short story competition, inviting all budding…

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The May 2022 Scottish Field is out now

The latest issue of Scottish FIeld puts the focus on one of Scotland’s most endangered birds, the capercaillie. In our May edition, our monthly wildlife feature sees Patrick Galbraith gets up close to the capercaillie, examining why it has become under threat as a species. We also ask what price animal welfare? With the corporatisation…

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