Looking across the Tay from his home in Newport, Scottish writer and broadcaster Billy Kay has always been struck by the beautiful setting enjoyed by Dundee and defined in the city’s motto “Dei Donum” gift of God.
In the third part of our pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets Dundee’s Jenny Marra who is top of Scottish Labour’s North East Scotland regional list and battling to secure victory as a pro-UK candidate in Scotland’s ‘Yes’ city.
It may be looking its age in parts of the ground nowadays but the home of Dundee FC has changed quite a lot over the past few decades. Crowds numbering tens of thousands were not an unusual sight at Dens Park in the 1950s. To buy any of these photos please phone the DC Thomson photo sales department on 01382 575002 or email email@example.com.
Ahead of a BBC documentary, senior Dundee University history lecturer Dr Billy Kenefick speaks to MICHAEL ALEXANDER about the significant role played by Dundee and Fife in the turbulent political aftermath of the First World War.