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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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Articles from Famous Scots

Alexander Selkirk
The consummate survivor

August 2012, Issue 64, page 67

Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884)
Watching the detective

June 2012, Issue 63, page 69

Andrew Greig Barr 1872-1903
Made in Scotland from girders

June 2011, Issue 57, page 39

Dame Muriel Spark
One of the greatest British writers since 1945

June 2013, Issue 69, page 29

David Hume
The enlightened philosopher.

June 2010, Issue 51, page 41

Famous Scots: Sir John Reith
Stephen Roberts investigates the life of this famous Scot

December 2016, Issue 90, page 30

James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879)
Of Saturn's rings and the distribution of speeds.

December 2011, Issue 60, page 69

James Murray (1837-1915)
The Man of Words

October 2012, Issue 65, page 67

John Law, a Life of Banking and Gambling
He is widely credited as having introduced paper money to the French economy

February 2013, Issue 67, page 67

John Logie Baird (1888-1946)
The father of television

February 2012, Issue 61, page 41

John Loudon McAdam
The surveyor-general of metropolitan roads

April 2012, Issue 62, page 45

Mary Macarthur 1880-1921
Leading the feminist movement.

October 2010, Issue 53, page 41

Neil M. Gunn (1891-1973)
The Highland Zen master

October 2011, Issue 59, page 69

Robert Stevenson 1772-1850
The lighthouse builder

February 2011, Issue 55, page 37

Rolling Rivers
Ian Buxton looks at a new link between two of Scotland's greatest assets

April 2011, Issue 56, page 37

Sir David Livingstone (1813-1873): One of the greatest lines in history
As a force for British Imperialism and a campaigner for the abolition of slavery, David Livingstone was both a product of his time and a catalyst for change in British identity.

April 2013, Issue 68, page 67

Sir John James Burnet
Burnet's style became very popular in Glasgow, even spilling into Edinburgh

April 2011, Issue 56, page 37

Sir Patrick Geddes
The father of town planning.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 69

Sir William Burrell 1861-1958
Glasgow's wheeler and dealer

December 2010, Issue 54, page 37

The Adam Family
John Hannavy looks at the work of some of the Great Scots who made the country even greater

February 2013, Issue 67, page 42

The Voice of Scotland
Shona McMillan meets Alasdair Hutton, voice of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

June 2016, Issue 87, page 30

Scotland Magazine Issue 90

Scotland Magazine Issue 90
Regional Focus: Dumfries; The captivating Clyde; Outlander uncovered: The Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot; Dunskey House and more!.

Published December 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 87

Scotland Magazine Issue 87
Ross and Cromarty, Eilean Donan Castle, The voice of Scotland, Glasgow's titan cranes, Shetland's Gin, The Highland Folk Museum, Clan Crichton, Cambuskenneth Abbey, Knockando Woolmill, Scots Codebreakers of WWII..

Published June 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 69

Scotland Magazine Issue 69
Perthshire and Kinross, The Water of Life, Chasing the silver darlings, Crossing the border.

Published June 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 68

Scotland Magazine Issue 68
?Glasgow & Clyde Valley, Braemar Castle & Clan Forbes.

Published April 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 67

Scotland Magazine Issue 67
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs | Events Planner | 10 best stately homes.

Published February 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 65

Scotland Magazine Issue 65
Dunnottar Castle inspires Disney's 'Brave' , Angus & Dundee, 48 Hours in Perth.

Published October 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 64

Scotland Magazine Issue 64
Photo Challenge 2012 Winners, Orkney & Shetland, 48 Hours in Edinburgh.

Published August 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 63

Scotland Magazine Issue 63
Kilchurn Castle, Glasgow & the Clyde Valley, 48 hours in Aberdeen.

Published June 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 62

Scotland Magazine Issue 62
Diamond Jubilee Special - Edinburgh & The Lothians - 48 hours in Glasgow.

Published April 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 61

Scotland Magazine Issue 61
2012 events calendar - The Hebrides - Fasque House - 10 best Scottish lighthouses and much more....

Published February 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 60

Scotland Magazine Issue 60
Neidpath Castle - Aberdeen & The Grampians - 24 hours in Inverness and much more....

Published December 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 59

Scotland Magazine Issue 59
Brodie Castle - 24 Hours in Stirling - Leuchie House - 10 abbeys to visit and much, much more....

Published October 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 58

Scotland Magazine Issue 58
Perth & Kinross special - Colstoun House - The Royal Scotsman and much more....

Published August 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 57

Scotland Magazine Issue 57
Dundee & Fife - 10 best castle to visit - 24 hours in Edinburgh and much more...!!.

Published June 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 56

Scotland Magazine Issue 56
Dundas Castle - Photo Challenge 2010 - Ayrshire & Arran and much more....

Published April 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 55

Scotland Magazine Issue 55
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs - Scotland travel guide - Events planner 2011 and much more....

Published February 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 54

Scotland Magazine Issue 54
The Borders, Dumfries & Galloway - Gardens of delight - Daniel Defoe and much more....

Published December 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 53

Scotland Magazine Issue 53
Skye & the Western Isle - 10 Best hotel spas - 24 hours in Aberdeen and much more....

Published October 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 51

Scotland Magazine Issue 51
Argyll - Loch Lomond - Stirling and the Trossachs - 10 Best Summer Walks - How tweed is made and much more....

Published June 2010.