Fresh and clear tap water is something we take for granted in a country where rainfall is plentiful. But, to provide an uninterrupted supply of great tasting, high quality water is no mean feat.
There is mounting evidence that children who regularly play outdoors, especially in nature, are smarter, happier and healthier. This comes as no surprise to staff and parents of Wee Wild Sparks Outdoor Nursery in Coupar Angus, Perthshire.
For most people, a trip from Dundee to Perth takes about 20 minutes along the A90. But this summer you can experience the journey in a completely different way.
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.