Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
Michael Alexander hears about efforts to promote the Gaelic language in Fife.
‘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.
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.
500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, what lessons can be learned in modern Scotland?
Five hundred years after the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany, Michael Alexander examines the bloody role of St Andrews in the Scottish Reformation that followed and asks Scotland’s modern day Catholic and Protestant leaders what lessons can be learned from a tubulent past.
A national appeal has been made to realise a late Angus lord’s hopes for a war hero’s memorial.
Old hospitals, forgotten castles, derelict houses – there’s a growing cultural fascination with abandoned buildings. With backup from three intrepid explorers, Gayle Ritchie discovers some of Courier Country’s finest.
How many people can you name who have inspired and influenced you?