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.
On July 1 2010 Micky Yule’s life changed forever.
Fear is a constant companion for top-class footballers and other athletes. Fear of failure, fear of losing, fear of fear itself.
Scottish football needs a 16-team top league says Falkirk FC chairman Doug Henderson, and he is right.
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.
Scotland’s defeat in Georgia on Friday night in our European qualification group confirmed something that I’ve long felt.
It’s day four of ARCHIE’S Mountain Challenge a record-breaking attempt to scale every peak in Scotland measuring more than 1,000m.
Eighteen months ago I wrote in The Courier about the decommissioning opportunities for Dundee from Aberdeen’s oil and gas industry.
Whizzing through the trees, my face, hair and voluminous boiler suit caked in mud, I’m struggling to remember the Husky command for ‘stop’.
Fired up by his ability to milk an egg, Jim Murphy has set his sights considerably higher with his latest conjuring trick attempting to turn watered-down beer into wine uncorked to celebrate halting the SNP’s rise.