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From rags to riches with Lady Emma’s lovely rugs

Lady Emma Tennant is reviving the traditional art of making rag rugs. Emma is best known as a painter who creates beautiful watercolours of flowers,...

The tragic story of a Scots soldier – in his own words

So many Scottish families have their own stories from World Wars I and II.  This is the biography of Charles Grant Tennant, a pacifist who...
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Alexander McCall Smith is Mr Brightside

Alexander McCall Smith, whose books are a prescription for happiness, talks about his responsibility to his readers and the female influences in his life. His...
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When mother nature gave Scotland a battering

When the weather turns, Scotland takes a real battering from the elements. Scottish Field looks at 10 of the worst - and strangest - incidents...

Burke and Hare – the notorious murderers

Burke and Hare were Scotland’s most notorious murderers, but their crimes fed the demand for corpses at Edinburgh’s medical schools. At just after eight o’clock...

Detective solving a murder crime back in time

Seventeenth-century detective duo MacKenzie and Scougall are asked by a Highland clan to solve a case, after a young lawyer’s body is found near Edinburgh....

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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...