All set to go stalking on Uist

An exhilarating stalk on Uist still needs traditional skills

Alistair Matheson, the Gaelic bard, once wrote in praise of Uist and its wildlife. ‘Thugaibh leam le uaill gu fonnmhor,  Oran,s fonn do thir mo...
Secret Peebles by Liz Hanson

Ten recommended walks to enjoy in the Scottish Borders

With the warm springtime weather approaching – despite all signs so far pointing towards the contrary – walkers can again enjoy all the majestic wonders and...
Miss Pickering on the Dee in late Victorian times

Remembering the glory days on the Scottish rivers

The 2018 Scottish salmon season began in January, many of the first anglers were escorted to the river bank by the sound of pipes and...
Inside the Ting Saboteur

Quality food at a price that will appeal to students

Ting Saboteur Sister of the nearby Ting Thai Caravan, Ting Saboteur is the newest establishment to take up residence on Teviot Place. With an industrial...
Inside the White Horse Oyster Bar

Revamp will have you coming back for more

White Horse Oyster Bar If you consider yourself to be a foodie, then get a date in the diary to road-test The White Horse Oyster...
Jamaican cuisine at TrenchTown, Edinburgh

Bring a proper ray of sunshine into your palate

Trenchtown Stepping into sunny, Jamaican eatery, Trenchtown, with its pineapple-coloured booths and head-bopping soundtrack, is a treat in itself. To start, we tried Fiery Fried...



Dennis Malcolm

The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
Thomas Macrae.

Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...

Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...