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.
Ahead of a much anticipated Mike and the Mechanics concert in Perth, Michael Alexander speaks to the band's founder Mike Rutherford and up and coming singer-songwriter support act Ben McKelvey.
Dundee is a city “fizzing with energy and attitude” that deserves high praise for transforming itself from “dismal deprivation to groovy creative hub”, according to a prestigious guide that lists it as amongst the top 12 best places to live in Scotland.
When the Red Hot Chilli Pipers take to the stage at Perth Concert Hall on Friday March 3, it’ll be a particularly poignant occasion for former Strathallan School pupil Harry Richards.
In exclusive interviews, Michael Alexander speaks to Perth-raised music journalists Stuart Cosgrove and Sylvia Patterson whose new books have been nominated for the prestigious Penderyn Book Prize 2017.
In an exclusive interview in Perth, world famous adventurer Sir David Hempleman-Adams tells Michael Alexander why he is calling on the world to wake-up to the impact of climate change.
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.
In the fourth of our five-part series looking at the changing face of Courier Country high streets, Michael Alexander takes the pulse of businesses in Perth.
Award-winning Perth businessman Iain Hutchison tells Michael Alexander why he likes nothing better than getting behind the stick of his replica Spitfire and taking it for a spin from Perth Airport.
Michael Alexander meets retired jockey Sam Morshead, the former general manager of Perth Racecourse, who has written a book about life in the fast lane – and the devastating consequences of cancer.