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Get reading for Book Week Scotland 2014

I wouldn’t normally recommend getting lost when you’re in Scotland, but I’ll make an exception for Book Week. Taking place...

Experience the magic of a Night in the Garden at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Though the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh looks beautiful all year round, this winter the much-loved garden is set to receive...

10 things to do with your extra hour this Sunday

The clocks go back at 2 am this Sunday – hurrah! We all made it through the spring-time clock change when...

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014

Nothing beats the electric atmosphere that fills Edinburgh’s streets and performance spaces while there is a festival on, especially when...

Glasgay! Festival turns 21

Glasgay! Festival turns 21 this month, celebrating its coming of age in what has been a monumental year for its...

Sunset Song takes centre stage to mark the WW1 Centenary

One of the most popular Scottish novels of all time, Sunset Song tells the gripping tale of Chris Guthrie, a...

Talkin’ ‘bout my Regeneration – Pat Barker’s WWI novel comes to the stage

  I am making this statement as an action of willful defiance of military authority, because I believe the war...

Literary tales from Scotland's pubs and bars

William Faulkner once said, “The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.” If...

Celebrate 50 years of the Forth Road Bridge at the Forth Bridges Festival

The Forth Rail and Road Bridges are amongst Scotland’s best-known sights, transporting thousands of travellers to and from the Kingdom...

An interview with… Peter May

Peter May has had a fascinating career, from his early days dreaming of becoming a novelist, to his current position...

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