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  David Walsh

David is a Content Editor at VisitScotland. You'll most likely find him vagabonding around Scotland with a camera in hand; that or a dram of the finest single malt.

History and golf – that’s par for the course in Scotland

by June 26, 2014

I guess you could say that it’s an unlikely match. Golf and history don’t seem like they would be natural...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 24 – 26 June

by June 23, 2014

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a quarter of the way through its Scottish leg already. So far, it has covered...

Armed Forces Day, Stirling: We talk to the Red Arrows

by June 19, 2014

For me personally, the sleek jets of the Red Arrows flying in formation, with their unmistakable blue, red and white...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 14 – 17 June

by June 13, 2014

The Queen’s Baton is coming home, and you can be one of the first to see it. Making landfall in...

The Queen’s Baton Relay: follow the journey around Scotland

by June 13, 2014

Having travelled a staggering 190,000 km around the globe, visiting 70 countries and territories on the way, the Queen’s Baton has...

Star athletes competing in Glasgow ahead of the XX Commonwealth Games

by June 12, 2014

In just under six weeks, the venues of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be filled with the cacophony...

Shaken and stirred: getting hands-on at a whisky cocktail masterclass

by May 29, 2014

Before I knew it, it was my turn to step up and take my place behind the bar. Butterflies start...

Tales and cocktails: get more than you bargained for at whisky bars and pubs

by May 28, 2014

Until recently, I’d never really tried Scotch whisky in any form other than a dram of the finest single malt...

#AskWhisky Q&A with expert Charles Maclean – Part Two

by May 12, 2014

So, you had your first taster of the #AskWhisky Q&A on Friday afternoon with whisky expert Charles Maclean. We’re back today to...

#AskWhisky Q&A with expert Charles Maclean – Part One

by May 9, 2014

Given his thirty years experience in the industry, there’s few things whisky-related that make it past Charles Maclean unnoticed. A...

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