It was once prescribed by doctors as a cure for all manner of ailments and now it seems that wild swimming for health and enjoyment is on the rise again. Nora McElhone takes the plunge.
Scottish football needs a 16-team top league says Falkirk FC chairman Doug Henderson, and he is right.
Louise Dunnin’s pals think she’s bonkers. The 16-year-old loves nothing better than pulling on her swimming cossie, cap and goggles and cutting up the icy waters of the River Tay in the depths of winter.
It hardly seems like 28 years but it is.
It may have been shortened to CBI in recent years, but the clue really is in the name.
Coastal rowing is a craze that’s spreading like wildfire.
Scotland’s defeat in Georgia on Friday night in our European qualification group confirmed something that I’ve long felt.
From the very first day 32 years ago that I became a Member of Parliament for Fife, I was engaged in fire fighting against unemployment.
Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Now, Westminster is fiddling while Scottish oil jobs burn.
Hamish stokes young men’s dreams into a burning flame’, wrote Michael Marra, the bard of Dundee. The song was in tribute to United’s legendary goalkeeper Hamish McAlpine, but could equally have been penned for another United hero, Ralph Milne, who passed away last week at the age of 54, having lost his long battle with alcohol.