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Taking his time to capture nature in its full beauty

To David Johnston, member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, the north east is an artist’s paradise. Panoramic views of north eastern...
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The bad boys in our top 10 of Scots behaving badly

There's an old saying that women can’t resist bounders and cads. From Lord Byron to Hugh Grant's Daniel Cleaver in Bridget Jones' Diary, the bad...

A wonderful way to learn about the Hebrides

A Hebridean Alphabet is a unique book innovatively incorporated through alliterative text, whilst following adventures throughout the course of a typical day in the Hebrides....
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Fayre will mark International Scottish Gin Day

International Scottish Gin Day 2019 will be marked with a special fayre in the capital. Award winning events company No.18 and the organisers of the...

Sir Billy Connolly to lead Tartan Day Parade

Sir Billy Connolly will be the Grand Marshal of the New York City Tartan Day Parade this year. Taking place on the 21st anniversary of...

Restaurant to mark International Women’s Day

An award-winning Glasgow restaurant is to mark International Women’s Day with two exclusive events with award-winning author, Anne Pia. Taking place on 8 March, Eusebi...

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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 ÂŁ50,000 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...