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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 Interview

A day in the life of ...a ship builder
David Fleetwood looks at another of the country's traditional occupations, from a time when the Scotland was the greatest nation of ship builders in the world.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 50

A day in the life of a crofter
David Fleetwood examines one of Scotland's most traditional ocupations.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 60

A day in the life of a drover
Scotland's cattle drovers were a hardy bunch of men. David Fleetwood discovers what life was like for them

April 2008, Issue 38, page 58

A day in the life of a ghillie
David Fleetwood looks at the role of a ghillie on a traditional Highland estate.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 58

A day in the life of a hydro boy
Hydroelectric power schemes were set up in Scotland in the early 1900's. David Fleetwood looks at what life was like for the people who made a living this way.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 50

A day in the life of a... lighthouse keeper
David Fleetwood looks at another of Scotland's tradtional occupations.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 64

A day in the life of a...fisherman
David Fleetwood examines the hard life of the fisherman in Scotland's once thriving herring industry

August 2008, Issue 40, page 64

A day in the life of...a stillman
It's been a tradition in Scotland for hundreds of years, but how has the role of whisky maker changed? David Fleetwood reports

December 2008, Issue 42, page 46

A day in the life... the wearer
David Fleetwood kicks start our new series looking at traditional Scottish lives with a report on the weaver.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 60

A Golden Age
JACK MCCONNELL, SCOTLAND'S FIRST MINISTER, TALKS ABOUT HIS HOPES AND INTERNATIONAL AMBITIONS FOR SCOTLAND IN A GOLDEN AGE, BY RODDY MARTINE

March 2003, Issue 7, page 30

A life in colour
Amanda Brock interviews Jolomo for Scotland Magazine.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 48

A touch of theatre
JULIET LAWRENCE WILSON IS SET TO GIVE SCOTTISH GASTRONOMY A GLAMOUR BOOST. JONNY GOODALL WENT TO MEET HER

September 2003, Issue 10, page 27

Aggie MacKenzie
Christopher Fisher talks to Aggie MacKenzie, queen of clean and star of television show How Clean is Your House?

June 2007, Issue 33, page 28

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May 2003, Issue 8, page 26

Andrew Bradford's Grampians, Orkney and Shetland
Andrew Bradford, Manager of Kincardine Estate, gives us his views of the region

November 2003, Issue 11, page 53

Carol Smillie
Christopher Fisher meets the celebrity television personality best known for presenting BBC series Changing Rooms and more recently as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing

February 2007, Issue 31, page 28

Colin & Justin
The first of a new series in which Christopher Fisher will interview a different Scottish celebrity. This issue, he talks to television design duo Colin McAllister & Justin Ryan

October 2006, Issue 29, page 28

Colin McCredie
Christopher Fisher meets Scottish actor Colin McCredie, best known for his role as Stuart Fraser in the ITV drama, Taggart

April 2007, Issue 32, page 52

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July 2003, Issue 9, page 53

Everything you need to know about...Scottish weaponry Part 2: Antique guns and gunnery
Effective siege weaponry employing gunpowder only started to emerge in Scottish warfare during the 15th century. With huge guns capable of hurling stones weighing as much as 350 kilograms over a dista...

August 2008, Issue 40, page 74

Exclusive Interview: Ruth Connell
Christopher Coates speaks to the Scottish star of the hit TV show Supernatural

October 2017, Issue 95, page 38

Fiona Armstrong's Dumfries and Galloway
The broadcaster and writer manages to combine a high-profile media career with a rural existence

June 2002, Issue 2, page 54

From Spain to Speyside
With the launch of the second Masters of Photography collection, sponsored by The Macallan, Roddy Martine talks to Albert Watson, the New York - based Scot behind the images

December 2010, Issue 54, page 56

Gary O'Brien
In the final instalment of Celebrity Scotland, Christopher Fisher speaks to Scottish actor Gray O'Brien, best known for playing Billy Davies in Scotland's leading soap River City and his cameo appeara...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 28

Gordon Ramsay: My Glasgow
The famous chef takes a few minutes to talk about the city he loves

March 2002, Issue 1, page 52

In tune with Scotland
Top band Runrig bring their homeland to life through their music. Here are the places that have inspired them over the years. Text and pictures by Andy Hall

November 2004, Issue 17, page 18

Iona Argyll and The Isles
THE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL, WHO HAS LIVED AT INVERARAY CASTLE FOR ALMOST 40 YEARS, TAKES US THROUGH THE ATTRACTIONS OF HER HOME REGION

September 2003, Issue 10, page 53

Jamie McGrigor's Highlands
This issue's Q&A features jamie mcgrigor, member of scottish parliament for the highlands and islands since 1999 and owner of an extensive hill farm for over 25 years

September 2002, Issue 4, page 53

John Barrowman
Christopher Fisher meets Captain Jack from sci-fi television series Doctor Who, now starring in his own spin-off series Torchwood

December 2006, Issue 30, page 28

Josef Tarnowski's Fife
ORIGINALLY FROM POLAND, JOSEF TARNOWSKI TRAVELLED OVER 30,000 MILES IN AN AMAZING JOURNEY WHICH FINALLY ENDED IN ST ANDREWS, FIFE

May 2003, Issue 8, page 53

Nick Nairn's Glasgow
Gordon Ramsay is not the only famous chef working in Glasgow - Nick's resturant, Nairns, has been open since 1997. We caught up with Nick to find out about his Glasgow

March 2002, Issue 1, page 53

On the trail of Robbie Burns
BRAVEHEART ACTOR JAMES COSMO IS HELPING TO PUMP NEW LIFE INTO THE SCOTTISH FILM INDUSTRY. DOMINIC ROSKROW MET HIM

March 2003, Issue 7, page 26

Rosamunde Pilcher's Perthshire and Kinross
BEST-SELLING NOVELIST ROSAMUNDE PILCHER HAS LIVED AND WORKED IN PERTHSHIRE & KINROSS FOR 57 YEARS, AND GIVES HER IMPRESSIONS OF THE REGION

March 2003, Issue 7, page 56

Sam Torrance
EACH ISSUE WE FEATURE A TOP CELEBRITY'S FAVOURITE LOCATION, WITH NARRATION AND PHOTOGRAPHY FROM TOP LENSMEN ANDY HALL. HE STARTS WITH 2002 RYDER CUP CAPTAIN SAM TORRANCE

November 2003, Issue 11, page 13

Searching for Scotland's true spirit
Iain Banks' new book is a personal journey into Scotland's distillery hearland. Paul Schoonenberg reports

January 2004, Issue 12, page 28

Sir Iain Noble's Hebrides
BANKER, ENTREPRENEUR AND LANDOWNER SIR IAIN NOBLE, BASED ON THE ISLE OF SKYE FOR OVER 30 YEARS, SHARES HIS IMPRESSIONS OF THE ISLANDS

February 2003, Issue 6, page 56

Steelappeal
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July 2003, Issue 9, page 28

The Fabric of Society
Jonny McCormick meets the tailor with a passion for Scotland

June 2011, Issue 57, page 44

The Kilted Kiwi
He's only a bit more Scottish than national soccer manager Berti Vogts, but rugby star Brendan Laney has fallen in love with Scotland, almost as much as Scotland has fallen for him, says Alex Mead

November 2003, Issue 11, page 28

The Knock, Crieff, Perthshire. Ewan McGregor
Our third celebrity to reveal a favourite place in their homeland is top Scottish actor Ewan McGregor, with words and pictures by photographer Andy Hall

March 2004, Issue 13, page 14

The Life & Times of the Big Yin
Stephen Milton talks to Billy Connolly about the Commonwealth Games, music and his love for Scotland.

February 2013, Issue 67, page 29

The New Braveheart
Andrew McDiarmid talks to storyteller Brenda Chapman about her latest Disney film

October 2012, Issue 65, page 28

Tony Archer's Speyside
This issue's Q&A features Tony Archer, Manager of the Moray Firth wildlife centre. Also the centre's founder, he has been running the project for five years.

July 2002, Issue 3, page 49

Scotland Magazine Issue 95

Scotland Magazine Issue 95
Regional Focus: Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire coastal path, Exlusive interview: Ruth Connell, Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Clan MacAulay.

Published October 2017.

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 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 54

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

Published December 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 50

Scotland Magazine Issue 50
50th Anniversary - Spirit Guide to St. Andrews - 10 Best Walks - Edinburgh & The Lothians - Artist Jolomo and much more....

Published April 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 45

Scotland Magazine Issue 45
Perthshire - The Ulster Scots - Clan Macfarlane Orkney - House of the Binns - Zeppelins and much more....

Published June 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 44

Scotland Magazine Issue 44
Loch Ness - Scottish Hotel Awards 2009 - Dumfries House - Stirling Castle - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs - 10 Best Traditional Scottish Pubs and much more....

Published April 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 42

Scotland Magazine Issue 42
Victorian Heritage Trail - Clan Macneil - The Borders - Drum Castle - Haunted Glamis & much more....

Published December 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 41

Scotland Magazine Issue 41
10 Best Gardens - Whisky Special - Mary King's Close - Skye & the Western Isles - The life of a lighthouse keeper and much more....

Published October 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 40

Scotland Magazine Issue 40
Orkney and Shetland - The merchants and their city - Ghosts of Glencoe - 10 Best museums - The Rough Wooing - Whisky Special and much more....

Published August 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39
10 Festivals not to miss - Edinburgh - Scottish Weddings - Golf Special - Traditional Ways - The last outlaw - Scotlands own Salem .. and much more.

Published June 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 38

Scotland Magazine Issue 38
Free Travel Guide - 13 Castles in Aberdeenshire - 10 Best Beaches - Haunted St Andrews - Glasgow, what to do - Jute City and much more....

Published April 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 37

Scotland Magazine Issue 37
Top 10 must see attractions - Northern Highlands - Self Catering Holidays - Iron Age Brochs and much more.....

Published March 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36
Perth and Kinross - 50 Things you didn't know about Scotland - Cawdor Castle - Gold Fever - Scottish Churches - and much more....

Published December 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 34

Scotland Magazine Issue 34
Striling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Edinburgh's high spots - Discovering malt whisky - 10 Best Hotels - Border Raiders - Brodick Castle - Abandoned Islands.

Published August 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 33

Scotland Magazine Issue 33
Castle of Mey - Royal Scottish Retreat - Ghillie Brown - The first Highland charge - Scottish Photography - Edinburgh Tattoo - Fishing for history - National Gallery - Act of Union.

Published June 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 32

Scotland Magazine Issue 32
Icons of Scotland - Smuggling - The real Macbeth - Ayrshire & Arran - Caithness - Kelburn Castle - Aberdeen galleries - Bagpipes - Clan Macpherson.

Published April 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 31
Argyll & Bute - Where to go and what to see - King James IV - On the war path - World War II - Genealogy - Spooky Edinbugh - Bonnie Prince Charlie - Falkland Palace - Broughton Gallery - Highland Games - Clan MacKay.

Published February 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 30

Scotland Magazine Issue 30
Edinburgh - out and about in Scotland's capital - Meet the Romans - Mary Queen of Scots - Crathes Castle - Auld Friends - Hebridean island of Tiree - Soup recipes - The Cairngorms.

Published December 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 29

Scotland Magazine Issue 29
The great outdoors - 14 Fun days out - Mail order Scotland - Skye and the Western Isles - Rob Roy - Lowland and Island whisky - Ballindalloch Castle - Clan MacLean.

Published October 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 17

Scotland Magazine Issue 17
Living castles - Skye and the Western Isles - Runrig - Regiments - Clydebuilt Museum - Clan Robertson - Scotland on screen - Precious stones.

Published November 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 13

Scotland Magazine Issue 13
Ayrshire and Arran - Lord of the Isles - Clan Donald - Scone Place - Heart of History - The real MacBeth - Isle of Skye - Cashmere - Gleneagles - Icons of Scotland.

Published March 2004.

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 11

Scotland Magazine Issue 11
The Grampians, Orkney and Shetland - Luxury holidays - Hogmanay Food - Gliding - Shopping for kilts - Glencoe - Golf in Perth.

Published November 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 10

Scotland Magazine Issue 10
Argyll and the Isles - Hogmanay Hotels - Whisky Distilleries - Lenoxlove a study in romance - Rothiemurchus - Juliet Lawrence-Wilson - Islay - Liqueurs tasting.

Published September 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 9

Scotland Magazine Issue 9
Dunrobin castle - Sir David Steel a lifetime in politics - Scottish film locations - Weddings - Best shops - Ballooning - Loch Lomond, Stirling and The Trossachs.

Published July 2003.

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 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.