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How independent schools have become so relevant

The New Meritocracy is thorough analysis of how the independent schools sector has transformed itself dramatically from 1979-2015. In a single generation it has gone...

A fascinating history of Scotland’s geology

Set In Stone, by Alan McKirdy, is a concise and lavishly illustrated introduction to the geology and landscapes of Scotland. It explains in clear language...

Over 635,000 people flocked to see Dippy the dinosaur

After delighting more than 635,000 visitors Dippy, the Natural History Museum London’s famous dinosaur, has bowed out to rapturous applause at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and...
Dalmahoy's whisky.

The Big Dalmahoy Sleepover is what dreams are made of

Driving up a long, twisting driveway is surely the best start to any great Scottish getaway. Through the grand estate gates, past the lines of...
Paddleboarding at the Port Edgar open weekend (Photo: Mike Wilkinson)

Port Edgar open weekend brings fun on the water

More than 500 watersports taster sessions, shopping, streetfood, DJs and kids’ activities will be on the menu at this year’s Port Edgar open weekend on...
Bernard MacLaverty (Photo: Jude MacLaverty)

Writers awarded month-long residency in France

Scottish Book Trust has announced that the four Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships for 2019. The national charity changing lives through reading and writing, revealed the...

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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

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...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
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...