Penguins are big news this summer, with Maggie’s Penguin Parade taking the world by storm. Gayle meets some real waddling wanderers at St Andrews Aquarium
Dundee is taking to the world stage and heads are turning. The spotlight is on the City of Discovery and tourism enquiry lines are running hot. So is the excitement, as the much-anticipated V&A Dundee opens in just 100 days, on September 15. So why visit Dundee? We look at 100 reasons while features writer Gayle Ritchie talks to Tristram Hunt, director of the V&A in London, about his hopes for the Scottish innovation.
The Scottish Crannog Centre sprang into life this weekend. Gayle Ritchie meets the centre’s new director and finds out what’s in store this season
It’s cold and windy so Gayle throws on all her layers and goes snowshoeing with a man who devised a new list of mountains...
Entries are flooding in from local singers hoping to steal the spotlight at Glamis Prom. As the deadline fast approaches, Gayle Ritchie finds out why YOU should enter!
Feathers, sequins, fishnets, feather boas, circus skills and singing saws – burlesque performers certainly know how to put on a show.
The Inspiration Orchestra is a project aimed at enabling disabled people to play beautiful music, as Gayle finds out
Not had a chance to get to the shops of surf the net for Christmas gifts? Panic not, folks – neither have a whole bunch of us at The Courier HQ. Thankfully, our gift guide has loads of suggestions….
Often described as “physical chess”, fencing is a combat sport which involves hitting your opponent with a sword. Gayle Ritchie brandishes one and gets ready to fight
Love animals? Then you’ll love the Scottish Deer Centre, which boasts multiple deer species, bears, wolves, lynx and more. Gayle checks out the Fife attraction