THE SECOND BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN

The Statute of Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn It will take place, as the original one did, over two glorious days, at the end of...

80% BACK WILD LAND MAP

Scotland's wild places need to be protected The John Muir Trust has welcomed the result of a Scottish Natural Heritage public consultation on its core...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND

The Tale of the Lonesome PinesGosh, we are becoming an imperious nation. The mighty Scots Pine has just been declared our national tree. The...

SHOULD THE GOLDEN EAGLE BE SCOTLAND’S ‘NATIONAL BIRD’?

Scotland's favourite bird The Scottish Parliament has heard an appeal to make the Golden Eagle the national bird of Scotland. It came from the RSPB’s...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 24th January 2014

The poetry of Robert Burns Hand written manuscripts on display at the National Library of Scotland It has come three years late but it’s welcome for...

LAND REFORM – A CONTENTIOUS ISSUE

Highland estates - call for 'radical reform' The question of land reform causes hackles to rise - on both sides of the argument. On the...

GOTH PUBS CAN HELP SCOTLAND SOBER UP?

Gothenburg pubs - once a more common sight by Andrew McDonald & Philip Denning with original photographs supplied by Ryan Sturrock Minimum pricing of alcohol is...

ECURIE ECOSSE – UNDER THE HAMMER

The Transporter was the surprise of the auction Pictures by Bonhams It was an iconic team in its day. The Ecurie Ecosse was founded in 1952...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 29TH NOVEMBER 2013

The Kelpies at Falkirk - symbols of the past and future Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Falkirk’s giant Kelpies were unveiled in this so-called “week...

PREVIOUSLY…SCOTLAND’S HISTORY FESTIVAL

Craiglockhart - where Sassoon met Owen in 1917 We're entering the second week of this year's History Festival. What makes this event special is the...