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Wilf Weir started The Coconut Compost Company last year after he came across coconut coirs while studying in Sri Lanka.

The Coconut Compost Company: Coconut husks are being used an alternative to peat

Sponsored Content | As farmers look to move away from the unsustainable use of peat, many have turned to a rather unusual product as an...
Scottish Field's May cover image. Credit: Jan Miracky / AWL Images.

Scottish Field: Dive into our May issue to see what we have in store for you this month

Scottish Field’s May magazine is out now and here’s what we have in store for you…   No place like home: Landscape photographer Andrew Burns...
Abandoned cottage bathed in low December light. All pictures credit: Andrew Burns

Scotland Through A Lens: Andrew Burns

Landscape photographer Andrew Burns doesn’t have to venture far off the beaten track from his home in Dornoch to capture Scotland’s beauty. I have been...
Historic Environment Scotland blacksmith, Stacey Hibberd. Credit: Historic Environment Scotland.

Life With a blacksmith: ‘We need to hold on to this craft, if we let it die out historic ironworks will suffer’

Historic Environment Scotland blacksmith, Stacey Hibberd, on growing up playing with tools, working on the King's Coronation and delving into some of Scotland's most historic...
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Royal Highland Hoolie: Tide Lines, Trail West and Nathan Evans to perform event

Folk pop band Tide Lines has been announced as a headliner for this year's Royal Highland Hoolie. The group has just released their latest single,...
Balmoral Castle. Credit: Adobe Stock.

Balmoral Castle: King Charles opens Royal Family home to public for first time

For the first time in its 169 year history, visitors will be able to tour parts of Balmoral Castle used by the Royal Family this...

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What’s up with Whisky: March Madness

Welcome to our new whisky column where we will be discussing the secondary whisky market. As well as insights into the market we will be...
Judge Colin Forde comes from a family of Irish setter breeders in Southern Ireland, he is pictured here with Bownard Cherry Cherry [Photo: Angus Blackburn]

Gordon & MacPhail boosted ahead of new distillery

There's a new arrival at a Scotch whisky firm, ahead of the opening of a new whisky distillery in the heart of the Cairngorms. Gordon...

Notebook – October 2021

A Speyside whisky from The Wine Society is among the bottles reviewed by drinks blogger Peter Ranscombe. THERE'S a distinct "Speyside" theme to the latest...

Cask and Still Magazine Issue 9

We celebrate whisky, spice and all things nice in issue nine of Cask & Still. We look at Ghillie Basan’s new book, which has some...

Cask and Still magazine issue 8

James Bond's drams are in focus as we take a look at Ian Fleming’s favourite whisky cocktails. We feature six - not 007 - of...

Cask and Still Magazine Issue 6

Issue six of Cask & Still has some northern exposure, as we head to the world’s most northerly distillery, Aurora Spirit, is situated deep in...