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Chinese Terracotta Warriors lanterns march into Edinburgh

How would you feel about taking a wee trip to the Far East in the coming few days? It’s cost-free...

Discover Scott’s Scotland as Waverley turns 200

Whether you’ve read Waverley, or even heard of it, this historical novel has probably affected the way you think about...

Artist creates illustrated Edinburgh Alphabet

Arthur’s Seat, Blue Blazer, Calton Hill… which of Edinburgh’s iconic sights would you feature in its A-Z? Illustrator and Glasgow...

Rough Guides and The Telegraph name Glasgow top city to visit in 2014

Glasgow’s reputation as a must-see destination has got off to a flying start in the New Year, hailed by both...

New Year’s resolutions with a Scottish twist

With the year drawing to a close and Hogmanay just a few days away, no doubt many of us have...

Edinburgh’s winter art offerings

  No matter where you are in Edinburgh, you’re never too far from an art gallery – I live in...

The Railway Man

  Back in May 2012 I wrote a piece about a film being shot in the East Neuk of Fife,...

Perfect Christmas presents from Scotland’s crafty and creative places

There’s no denying it now – Christmas is on its way. If you, like me, wholeheartedly embrace the jolliest of...

Orkney's most-visited attractions

  You’d be hard-pressed to find a region with a longer or prouder history than the Orkney Isles. From Stone...

Happy birthday Robert Louis Stevenson!

If you are one of the countless brave gentleman across the world cultivating your facial hair this month for the...

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