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There’s more to his paintings than meets the eye

What do Liverpool football player Mohamed Salah, a dog with flowers on its head and singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne have in common? To the untrained eye:...
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Organic farm status delights Prince Charles

A second section of Dumfries House estate is to be certified as organic in January. This is another major element being realised, as part of...

The fourth part of our exclusive short story Foxcastle

We continue our exclusive short story by Sylvia Townsend Warner, Foxcastle, taken from her last collection of short stories, Kingdoms of Elfin. This has been...
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Scots casualties at the Battle of The Alamo

The Alamo is known as ‘the Shrine of Texas Liberty’. Ever since the victory at San Jacinto in 1836, Texans and other Americans have shouted...

Stitch Up is a page turner you won’t put down

The fourth-instalment of the highly acclaimed Best Defence Mystery series has finally arrived. Now happily married with his young daughter safely at home, Robbie Munro’s...

We bring you part three of our short story Foxcastle

Today, we bring your part three of our exclusive online short story, Foxcastle. Foxcastle is part of Sylvia Townsend Warner's last collection of short stories,...

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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...