Michael Alexander meets Fife-raised former soldier and private security expert Tam Carroll who has plans for a horse therapy centre in Perthshire for forces veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
As new Scottish-Chinese relations are developed at the Edinburgh Festival, Michael Alexander discovers why Perthshire - and Dundee - are in the minds of senior Chinese government officials.
The Black Watch has not been far from the news recently after The Courier revealed that the historic battalion is leading the race to return to its traditional heartland.
As a festival in Kinross marks the 450th anniversary of Mary Queen of Scots’ abdication and imprisonment at Loch Leven Castle, tourism chiefs hope more people will visit sites associated with the tragic monarch throughout Scotland - including sites in Tayside and Fife. Michael Alexander reports.
A ‘bird’s eye’ view painting of Perth by an artist famed for his bright and quirky style is being made available to buy with limited edition prints being sold and some of the proceeds going to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS).
Perth will turn back the clock this weekend to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the Treaty of Perth.
As a long-established British wildlife artist, Jonathan Sainsbury has spent a lifetime observing and drawing the natural world. And these days some of his greatest inspirations can be found in Perthshire where he and his wife now live. Michael Alexander met him at home in Comrie.
Award-winning blues, folk and Americana musician Luke Jackson, from Canterbury, loves the song-writing process.
The distinguished and sometimes tragic story of Black Watch soldiers in the 20th century is being explored in the new official authoritative history of Scotland's oldest Highland regiment. Michael Alexander spoke to the author.
The mother of a Black Watch soldier who committed suicide just seven months after leaving the army has backed the #22PushUpChallenge campaign to help raise £1 million for the veteran’s mental health charity Combat Stress.