Glasgow's warm beating heart
Dominic Roskrow champions Scotland's second city
November 2004, Issue 17, page 3
On the face of it, it's chiefly good news
Roddy Marting talks...
November 2004, Issue 17, page 7
Paxton House - Reminder of a golden age
Charles Douglas visits the lavish Paxton House in Berwickshire
November 2004, Issue 17, page 14
Castles that are still alive
Many of Scotland's finest castles are still thriving. John Hannavy picks his favourites
November 2004, Issue 17, page 16
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
A great deal to shout about
Graham Holliday explains where you can hear and perhaps see – the shy and elusive corncrake
November 2004, Issue 17, page 22
James Irvine Robertson on the struggles of the Covenanters
November 2004, Issue 17, page 24
Scotland is the star of the screen
On the face of it Scotland would seem to provide the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood films. But as David Gordon discovers, it's not that straight forward
November 2004, Issue 17, page 26
One man and his boat
The release of a Ewan MacGregor film following the fortunes of a dysfunctional man travelling onthe canal between Edinburgh and Glasgow has prompted us to send our Ewan MacGregorlookalike, Maxwell Mac...
November 2004, Issue 17, page 31
Western Isles – Island of lost souls
Sally Toms extolls the virtues of one of Scotland's last true Gaelic outposts
November 2004, Issue 17, page 36
Years late, but worth the wait?
The new Scottish parliament has been dogged by controversy. But it's a stunning building set to draw hundreds of thousands of people. Nick Bibby reports
November 2004, Issue 17, page 42
True pride on the Clyde
Clydebuilt is an astounding look at the shipbuilding at Glasgow's Braehead shopping centre. Dominic Roskrow reports
November 2004, Issue 17, page 44
St. Andrews: open all year
St. Andrews Golf Hotel sits high above the impressive West Sands – famed for the beach running sequence in the film Chariots of Fire.
November 2004, Issue 17, page 46
A spot of home baking
Sue Lawrence relishes in the seductive smells of scones and cakes and delights in the sense of comfort such baking creates
November 2004, Issue 17, page 48
Food glorious food
It's a cut above the weekly supermarket run. Shopping for food in Scotland is all about seeking out the best delicatessens, bakers, butchers, cheesemongers and ice cream shops. Kate Patrick takes stoc...
November 2004, Issue 17, page 52
Soldiers made of Stirling stuff
The Scottish army regiments have a long and distinguished history. Mark Nicholls looks at the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and the diverse attractions that lie in the regiment's traditional recru...
November 2004, Issue 17, page 56
Time to get precious
Alistir Wood Tait talks about gemmology as if it's the new rock'n'roll. Here he provides a guide to Scotland's rarest stones
November 2004, Issue 17, page 58
A clan spanning the generations (Robertsons of Clan Donnachaidh)
In the latest of his series, James Irvine Robertson looks at his own clan name – one of the oldest families in Scotland
November 2004, Issue 17, page 62
Blends not blands
While single malt whisky tends to get all the critical acclaim, the vast mass of sales are in the blended sector. Dominic Roskrow reports
November 2004, Issue 17, page 66
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