Michael Alexander speaks to Newport-based broadcaster Billy Kay as he celebrates the Scots drouth for fine wine across the centuries in a new BBC Radio Scotland series.
‘The story of golf in Carnoustie is ‘much more exciting’ than St Andrews,’ says footballer turned author of new book
Former Hearts striker turned landscape photographer Donald Ford tells Michael Alexander how his new book marking the 175th anniversary of Carnoustie Golf Club captures a “remarkable” history that in many ways eclipses St Andrews.
It’s been a year of celebration for The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum with an exciting programme of exhibitions and events to mark the institution’s 150th anniversary and to highlight the important role it has played past and present as a major cultural attraction.
Michael Alexander speaks exclusively to Radiohead drummer Philip Selway about a one-off solo gig he is playing in Fife.
Coldplay and Tim Burton support St Andrews-raised music engineer Olga’s shared parental pay campaign
Members of Coldplay, film director Tim Burton and other notable artists have teamed up with 30 MPs from across the political spectrum to support a St Andrews-raised music recording engineer’s campaign to make Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) available to self-employed mothers.
Crime author Ian Rankin has said it’s “grim news” that a journalism training course in Fife is under threat.
Volunteering as an Explorer Scout leader has become a passion for Fife woman Charmaine Duthie - helping young people fulfill their potential. Michael Alexander finds out more.
As the Scottish Government launches consultation on its obesity strategy, should peoples’ access to health care be penalised if they are overweight? Michael Alexander reports.
Sixty years since Britain became a thermonuclear ‘superpower’, could the use of such weapons ever be justified? Michael Alexander looks at both sides of the debate.
Rebecca Lowe: ‘Why I cycled 10,000 km to challenge ignorance and misunderstanding about the Middle East’
Ahead of a Royal Scottish Geographical Society talk in Perth, journalist Rebecca Lowe tells Michael Alexander why she was inspired to cycle from London to Tehran to break down barriers and challenge misconceptions about the Middle East.