Dundee is taking to the world stage and heads are turning. The spotlight is on the City of Discovery and tourism enquiry lines are running hot. So is the excitement, as the much-anticipated V&A Dundee opens in just 100 days, on September 15. So why visit Dundee? We look at 100 reasons while features writer Gayle Ritchie talks to Tristram Hunt, director of the V&A in London, about his hopes for the Scottish innovation.
Robin McKelvie tops up his tan on the sunny island of Tenerife
Forget toiling away at the gym. Gayle checks out Clubbercise – an exercise class that feels more like a night out
Ahead of the Maggie’s Penguin Parade officially opening to the public today, Gayle Ritchie took a mini tour and found out some of the inspirations behind the designs.
Maggies’ Penguin Parade: Colourful colony, and their tiny friends, to gather in Slessor Gardens before auction night in V&A Dundee
Now really is your chance to p-p-p-pick up a penguin – for a great cause.
As a giant Oor Wullie statue goes on display at Carnoustie’s golf links in a bid to celebrate the Open and raise money for the Archie Foundation, Gayle finds out more
Ed Smith is the official photographer for the Cateran Yomp. His images expertly capture the blood, sweat and tears suffered by yompers as they tackle the gruelling 54 mile route. Gayle Ritchie finds out more...
It’s cold and windy so Gayle throws on all her layers and goes snowshoeing with a man who devised a new list of mountains...
Robin McKelvie enjoys a trip to the stunning city of Paris
Lawn bowls isn’t just for retired old gents – it’s a sport for everyone! But with dwindling player numbers, could council bowling clubs be on the verge of extinction? Could their fortunes be revived, wonders Gayle?