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January’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

Here in Scotland, we want to make sure 2014 is a year to remember – whether it’s at unforgettable events...

Capital venues celebrate big birthdays

There is sometimes a misconception that once the carnivalesque atmosphere and crowds of the Edinburgh Festival have evaporated, and the...

Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Glasgow

  We all know that 2014 is going to be a huge year for Glasgow, with the XX Commonwealth Games,...

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,...

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