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Skye: A Photographic Communion

Book review – Skye: A Photographic Communion

Allan Wright's book Skye: A Photographic Communion captures the nature and topography of the island in more than 100 images, from majestic landscapes to magical...
The Island in Imagination and Experience by Barry Smith

Book review – The Island in Imagination and Experience

From Treasure Island to Robin Island, islands have long proved irresistible to mankind’s imagination. In this book, self-confessed island obsessive Barry Smith explores how islands...
Book review - Edinburgh in 50 Buildings

Book review – Edinburgh in 50 Buildings

The capital’s rich and vibrant past is brought to life in Jack Gillon's fascinating Edinburgh in 50 Buildings, which looks at the Scottish capital’s most...
Floors Castle

Floors Castle offers the perfect venue for those wanting their own ‘royal wedding’

As the excitement ahead of Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie's weddings builds, a Borders castle has launched its own ‘royal’ wedding venue. A very special...
Reestit mutton is a delicacy that is only produced in Shetland

Getting set to enjoy Shetland’s national dish – reestit mutton

Preparations for Shetland's traditional Up Helly Aa event are continuing, and attendees are getting ready for reestit mutton. The essence of slow food is that...
The Finest Road In The World by James Miller

Book review – The Finest Road In The World by James Miller

James Miller tells the dramatic and sometimes surprisingly humorous story of travel and transport in the Highlands, from the eighteen century to the present. It is...

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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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,...
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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...
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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...