If, as US novelist and poet Gertrude Stein once said, we should forget grammar and think about potatoes then Forbes of Kingennie, a resort in a beautifully rural location mere moments outside Dundee, would be a very good place to let yourself come to a full stop and get back in tune with the land.
As Glendoick Gardens celebrate their centenary, Caroline Lindsay meets owner Ken Cox and follows in the footsteps walked by his plant hunter grandfather 100 years ago.
If challenged to make seafood paella with ingredients bought from my local supermarket I would probably fail miserably. It would be impossible, in our corner of Fife, to find the Aladdin’s cave of ingredients we encountered this week in a little supermarket in rural Spain.
Everything was prepared and we arrived at the start before anyone else. It was going to be my first ride with my local cycling club that I had managed to get along to for a few years.
If you thought dream analysis was a modern phenomenon you’ll be surprised to learn that even as far back as the second century AD people were fascinated by their dreams. Oneirocritica –The Interpretation of Dreams – is an ancient Greek treatise on dream interpretation written by professional diviner Artemidorus.