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Scotland Magazine writer - Brigid James

Issue 95 Out Now

Scotland Magazine Issue 95

Regional Focus: Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire coastal path, Exlusive interview: Ruth Connell, Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Clan MacAulay

 

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Brigid James

Splendour at Pitlochry
Hotels don't get much more grand than Atholl Palace in Pitlochry, says Brigid James

January 2004, Issue 12, page 64

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May 2003, Issue 8, page 60

The light fantastic
PHYSICIST SIR DAVID BREWSTER IMPRESSED ACADEMICS AND THE PUBLIC ALIKE WITH HIS BEST-KNOWN INVENTION: THE KALEIDOSCOPE

March 2003, Issue 7, page 82

Industrial revolutionary: James Watt
HIS MODIFICATIONS OF THE STEAM ENGINE WERE SO SUCCESSFUL THAT SCOT JAMES WATT TRANSFORMED INDUSTRY FOREVER

February 2003, Issue 6, page 82

Vision of the future
SCOT JOHN LOGIE BAIRD IS THE INNOVATOR WHO BROUGHT US AN INVENTION WE NOW CANNOT IMAGINE LIFE WITHOUT: TELEVISION

November 2002, Issue 5, page 82

The wheel thing
Brigid James goes round and round attempting to unravel which Scotsman really invented that indispensable mode of transport, the bicycle

September 2002, Issue 4, page 82

Property News
Scottish property market highlights for buying and renting

July 2002, Issue 3, page 23

Sale: McTear's record-breaking whisky sale
On 17th April 2002, a bottle of The Macallan 60-year-old broke world records by fetching a massive £20,100 (US$29,350) at the McTear's Fine and Rare Whisky auction in Glasgow. One of only 40 bottles ...

July 2002, Issue 3, page 21

Scotland's largest art and antiques fair
An estimated £20 ($30) million of art and antiques is for sale at this year's Antiques for Everyone – Scotland, at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow. The event includes over 10...

July 2002, Issue 3, page 21

The Fleming Collection: Scots Abroad
The Fleming Collection, with works by Scottish artists of various eras and movements, and Scottish scenes by non-Scottish artists, is recognised as one of the best private collections of Scottish art ...

July 2002, Issue 3, page 21

Doing the Dunnet
Thomson Roddick & Medcalf: Good Paintings – 18th Century to Contemporary. Tuesday March19th.

June 2002, Issue 2, page 21

Property News
Decisions, decisions...a smart city residence to buy or a charming country retreat to rent?

June 2002, Issue 2, page 23

Sotheby's Scottish Pictures Monday 15th April
This sale of 19th and 20th century paintings is to take place near Edinburgh at Hopetoun House. One lot of particular interest is The Lotus Flower (pictured), of an unusual beauty and elegance, featur...

June 2002, Issue 2, page 21

The accidental hero: Alexander Fleming
The story of the Scottish scientist who discovered the 20th century's greatest weapon against bacterial infections by chance...

June 2002, Issue 2, page 90

Bonnie Prince Charlie's chair goes into auction battle!
This historic chair bears an inscription on a silver plate: "From President's Room Culloden House Where Prince Charlie Slept for the Three Nights Previous to The Battle". 'The Battle' is none other ...

March 2002, Issue 1, page 19

Pride of Scotland: Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Perhaps the greatest Scottish artist, architect and designer, Rennie Mackintosh (see feature, pages 22 to 25) was born one of 11 children in Glasgow. Influenced by Scottish traditions and Japanese sim...

March 2002, Issue 1, page 19

Still life bursts through world auction record
The Black Bottle, a still life by Scottish colourist Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935), was sold in Christie's Scottish Sale for well above the estimated £350,000-£450,000, fetching £520,750, a record...

March 2002, Issue 1, page 19

Scotland Magazine Issue 12

Scotland Magazine Issue 12
Blair Castle and Atholl Palace - The Borders - Out and about in the Lowlands - Ancestors on-line - Fortress castles - Iain Banks - Culloden - Winter wildlife.

Published January 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 8

Scotland Magazine Issue 8
Fantastic Fife - Jack Vettriano - Take the high road - Great Scottish tours - University towns - Chocolate - Museums and Galleries - Montrose.

Published May 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 7

Scotland Magazine Issue 7
Best visitor attractions - James Cosmo - Braveheart star in search of Burns - Jack McConnell - Cheese tasting - Perthshire and Kinross - Food and Golf - Island Hotels.

Published March 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 6

Scotland Magazine Issue 6
Island Life in the Hebrides - Mary Queen of Scots - Dog sledding in the Cairngorms - Scottish Gardens - Skibo Castle - Highland dress - Haggis tasting - Oysters.

Published February 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 5

Scotland Magazine Issue 5
Edinburgh a capital reborn - Monarch of the Glen - Slainte - Christmas drinks, distilleries and top 10 single malts - Edinburgh Tattoo - War of Independence - Scottish Game.

Published November 2002.

Scotland Magazine Issue 4

Scotland Magazine Issue 4
The Highlands - Finest hideaway hotels - John Buchan - Romantic wedding venues - The Pictish people - Outdoor clothing - Fenton Tower - Scottish baking - Pedlars.

Published September 2002.

Scotland Magazine Issue 3

Scotland Magazine Issue 3
Holyroodhouse - Whisky and Castles Speysides finest - Jenners retailing dynasty - A royal passion for Scotland - The Highland Clearances - Lord Lyon - Harris Tweed - Shortbread tasting.

Published July 2002.

Scotland Magazine Issue 2

Scotland Magazine Issue 2
Historic Castles - History of Culzean Castle - Dumfries and Galloway - Cruises from Scotland - Top spas - Belinda Robertson - Smoked venison tasting.

Published June 2002.

Scotland Magazine Issue 1

Scotland Magazine Issue 1
Best city hotels - Missing links finest golf courses - Glasgow focus - Where to fish - Dunvegan Castle - Smoked Salmon - Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Published March 2002.