Michael Alexander hears about efforts to promote the Gaelic language in Fife.
Garry Bridge 50th anniversary: Former Perthshire workers talk about the trials and tribulations of construction
As the Garry Bridge in Perthshire marks its 50th anniversary, Michael Alexander meets former workers who helped with its construction from 1967-69.
A collection of The Doc Replies letters sent to The Sunday Post in the 1950s have been published in a new book. And some of them will have you in stitches...
Michael Alexander follows in the footsteps of 19th century Dundee doctor Thomas Wise whose rare artefacts are on display at The McManus.
The success of the V&A museum in Dundee has helped to boost tourism at other attractions across Scotland.
‘Don’t let prejudice win’, Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who survived the Holocaust warns Tayside pupils
Michael Alexander meets former Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who escaped the Holocaust on the Kindertransport only to be wrongly accused of being a spy after evacuation to Perthshire during the Second World War.
95th birthday memories: Fife Parachute Regiment veteran recalls being ‘accidentally’ dropped behind enemy lines on D-Day
Michael Alexander meets D-Day Parachute Regiment veteran Eric Tandy who celebrates his 95th birthday in Fife today.
If you’ve visited Edinburgh Castle and seen the Honours of Scotland – Scotland’s crown jewels – you’ll know they are a breathtaking sight. The ornate sceptre was presented to James IV by Pope Alexander VI in 1494. The sword in an elaborate scabbard is also a rare survivor of a papal gift to a medieval monarch.
Michael Alexander speaks to National Library of Scotland senior map curator Christopher Fleet about a forthcoming talk in Pitlochry about military maps.
New lease of life for ancient Egyptian artefacts after £80 million redevelopment at National Museum of Scotland
Michael Alexander visits the Ancient Egypt Rediscovered exhibition which has just opened in a new, permanent gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.