Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
Michael Alexander visits Fort George – current home of The Black Watch - as the historic monument and still active army barracks marks its 250th anniversary.
Garry Bridge 50th anniversary: Former Perthshire workers talk about the trials and tribulations of construction
As the Garry Bridge in Perthshire marks its 50th anniversary, Michael Alexander meets former workers who helped with its construction from 1967-69.
100 years ago this weekend, a meteorite ended its 4.5 billion-year journey through space when it blazed across the skies and crashed into the Strathmore countryside. Michael Alexander learned about a fragment now housed in Dundee.
A unique record of speaks at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in Perth is being preserved thanls to a donation. Michael Alexander reports.
Courage and tragedy: The Perthshire woman who married a German anti-Nazi spy during the Second World War
Michael Alexander hears the dramatic link between a Perthshire woman and German anti-Nazi espionage during the Second World War.
The distinguished and sometimes tragic story of Black Watch soldiers in the 20th century is being explored in the new official authoritative history of Scotland's oldest Highland regiment. Michael Alexander spoke to the author.