An award-winning Tayside song writer who immortalised the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge in music last year has released an EP which pays tribute to the newly opened Queensferry Crossing over the Forth.
What do you get if you take an 'underground psychedelic freak-ball', the 'doyenne of the spoken word scene' and add a hint of inspiration behind the world's most famous grunge rock legends?
An American botanic and natural science illustrator is travelling to Dundee on Sunday to give a talk about giant redwood trees – and the role played by “forgotten” 19th century Perthshire fruit farmer Patrick Matthew who, it is believed, introduced them to Scotland.
An award-winning Tayside musician has saluted the indefatigability of notorious Dundee-raised former MP George Galloway by having a light hearted jib at him in song.
Should pupils be banned from giving Christmas presents to their teachers? Michael Alexander reports.
Ahead of the government’s Brexit repeal bill being debated at the House of Commons on Thursday, former Scottish Labour leader Henry McLeish tells Michael Alexander why he believes Scotland – and the UK – is at a crossroads.
Michael Alexander speaks exclusively to Radiohead drummer Philip Selway about a one-off solo gig he is playing in Fife.
“Welcome tae 1978. There were nae mobile phones in they days. So if yer posh enough tae hae one, can ye please switch it aff!”
Sixty years since Britain became a thermonuclear ‘superpower’, could the use of such weapons ever be justified? Michael Alexander looks at both sides of the debate.
As a long-established stone carver, Gillian Forbes has spent years working on high profile public art projects across Scotland. But these days she concentrates on bespoke gravestone design from her remote workshop in Perthshire. Michael Alexander met her at home in Path of Condie.