They say he’s one of the best poets you’ve never heard of – or, more accurately, have not yet heard of – and the publication of a collection of poetry by Jim Stewart is as much a testimony to love, respect and friendship as it is to his talent.
Music has been a lifelong passion of mine and although I’ve been playing drums for many years, the decision to move away from that instrument to start writing and composing my own music was a fairly recent one.
The greatest ideas can occur in the strangest of circumstances. When it comes to The Bash Street Kids comic strip in The Beano, the editorial team in DC Thomson’s Meadowside headquarters would use the playground antics of the schoolchildren across the street as their inspiration.
Mary-Jane (MJ) Duncan of Kitschnbake coffee shop in the Fife village of Newport created a show stopping cake in the shape of V&A Dundee.
Visitors to The McManus in Dundee will be invited to view the museum’s collection with fresh eyes thanks to its new exhibition by American conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner.
V&A Dundee opens on September 15! Gayle Ritchie gets a sneak preview of the fantastic opening show, Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
Festival of the Future, from October 17-21, will be a chance to shout about everything that’s fantastic about Dundee, manager Anna Day tells Gayle Ritchie
A lovingly stitched tapestry has captured the Fife village of Newport-on-Tay for posterity, discover Caroline Lindsay
Gayle has a bash at being a silversmith at a ring making workshop in Forfar
Self-taught St Andrews cartoonist Peter Herron illustrates acclaimed US author Jane Yolen’s new poetry book
Michael Alexander speaks to St Andrews-raised self-taught cartoonist Peter Herron about his new venture.