If you were to type a search on the internet for “quotes” you would be inundated with millions of pages all dedicated to excerpts of phrases that inspire, ridicule and among other things paraphrase the human condition. A similar search for “cycling quotes” throws up nearly 18 million results. There is obviously something about quotes that we find inspirational; social media is full of them, we print them on T-shirts and posters and even tattoo them on our bodies.
Rachel, husband Chris and her brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm in Perthshire
Garry Watson of Gordon’s Restaurant in Inverkeilor suggests some brilliant breakfasts to start the day the right way
This year marks a century since the horror of the First World War finally ended.
Stephen Collinson, chef patron of Collinson’s in Broughty Ferry, tells Caroline Lindsay why cress makes him mad
Russell Brand is a bit like Marmite – you either love him or hate him. A bit like the man himself, there are no half measures – the award-winning comedian, writer, actor and presenter is one of the UK’s most outspoken characters and has frequently found himself in hot water.
Known as the Queen of Herbs, basil is grown all over India, and is revered as a medicinal, religious and spiritual herb with many health benefits. Holy basil, a particular type of the herb, makes a satisfying tea which relieves cold symptoms and many other conditions.
Kevin Joubert, chef proprietor of the Kingarroch Inn in the Fife village of Craigrothiew tells Caroline Lindsay about his love of both Scottish and South African cuisine
In the 1980s, Dr Robert Butler, the founder of the National Institute on Ageing, remarked: “If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.”
Catherine Devaney shares a recipe from a kitchen in the Fife countryside