Even just 10 years ago cycling was a very different beast. As with all areas of life, technology has taken us to unprecedented realms that might seem helpful, but I believe there remains a little part of our soul that yearns for the romance of riding our bikes – a connection that transcends the electronic interference creeping into our everyday rides.
World-renowned forensic anthropologist Professor Sue Black discusses her career and her new book with Caroline Lindsay, examining the many faces of death and the lessons she has learned from it.
Kat lives in Fife and is passionate about seasonality, local produce and home cooking
Paul Newman, winner of the Chef of the Year Award in the recent Courier Menu Food and Drink Awards, tells Caroline Lindsay about his favourite foods
If you were to type a search on the internet for “quotes” you would be inundated with millions of pages all dedicated to excerpts of phrases that inspire, ridicule and among other things paraphrase the human condition. A similar search for “cycling quotes” throws up nearly 18 million results. There is obviously something about quotes that we find inspirational; social media is full of them, we print them on T-shirts and posters and even tattoo them on our bodies.
Rachel, husband Chris and her brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm in Perthshire
This year marks a century since the horror of the First World War finally ended.
Stephen Collinson, chef patron of Collinson’s in Broughty Ferry, tells Caroline Lindsay why cress makes him mad
Russell Brand is a bit like Marmite – you either love him or hate him. A bit like the man himself, there are no half measures – the award-winning comedian, writer, actor and presenter is one of the UK’s most outspoken characters and has frequently found himself in hot water.
Known as the Queen of Herbs, basil is grown all over India, and is revered as a medicinal, religious and spiritual herb with many health benefits. Holy basil, a particular type of the herb, makes a satisfying tea which relieves cold symptoms and many other conditions.