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A celebration of the work of Carolina Oliphant

Despite writing over 90 songs, some of which rival Burns’ in popularity, I was surprised at how little was documented about Carolina Oliphant, whose latest...
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Top tips if you’re planning to revamp your kitchen

Spring is here and many of us will be looking to revamp our homes - but when it comes to our renovating your kitchen, where...

Boswell Book Festival goes global in 2021

The world’s only book festival dedicated to biography and memoir goes global with its first virtual edition 10-16 June 2021. A new website will allow...

Handy guide to fascinating spots to visit in the Lothians

Being a tourist in your own country is woefully underrated, and Jack Gillon reminds us of that in 50 Gems of the Lothians. Taking the...

A gripping tale with a murder mystery on Islay

A gripping, gruesome tale of five corpses that are dug up by a peatcutter on Islay. The pace of the first few chapters feels a...
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YORStory Storytelling Festival runs this weekend

A number of Scots are playing their part in this weekend's YORStory Storytelling Festival. To coincide with World Storytelling Day on March 20, and with...

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Skotch and Sketch at The Glasshouse, Edinburgh

Grant Dickie heads to a Skotch and Sketch workshop at The Glasshouse, in Edinburgh, to taste their latest dram and try his hand at sketching. ...
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The Macallan to open new fine dining restaurant on iconic estate

In 2021, The Glenturret Lalique became the first restaurant inside a distillery to achieve Michelin recognition. Just a few years later, it followed it up...
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Benbecula Distillery: Spirit flows through island distillery after 130-year-old whisky recipe revived

The first spirit has started to flow at Benbecula Distillery after an islander brought a 130-year-old recipe back to life.  Angus MacMillan always dreamed of...
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Rosebank Distillery: Sleeping giant Falkirk distillery reawakened after 30 years

Known as the sleeping giant of Scottish distilleries, the highly anticipated Rosebank Distillery has finally reawakened. After more than 30 years of closure, Ian Macleod...
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The Dalmore Luminary: Rare whisky sells for nearly ÂŁ95,000 at auction

A bottle of Dalmore whisky has sold for nearly ÂŁ95,000 at auction, encased in a glass sculpture which was hand polished for 500 hours. The...
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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskies

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...

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