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...
Pauline Smith is photographer in residence at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve. Her shots capture the cartoon-like quality of bugs in stunning detail, as Gayle discovers
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.
Scottish rock legends Simple Minds have joined the Maggie’s Penguin Parade as an official sponsor.
Canary Island lover Robin McKelvie heads to remote El Hierro It’s a Canary Island that is less theme park and more Jurassic Park, a Spanish hideaway more remote Yorkshire on a volcano than hectic Costa del Sol. Welcome to El Hierro, the magical outpost that was the last land Columbus saw as he sailed off the map in search of the New World.
As House of Fraser announced it is to close 31 of its 59 shops, Gayle Ritchie explores the challenges faced by department stores in the 21st century
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
Still Game star Greg Hemphill is at Kirkcaldy’s Adam Smith Theatre for a Q&A. Ahead of the May 25 event, he chats to Gayle Ritchie
Ahoy there! Gayle explores a scenic stretch of the Tay during a boat trip from Perth.