Caroline Lindsay

Features writer

Blazing Saddles

Cyclists make sure you’re in the right gear for winter

December 2 2017

People who work in the outdoors are often heard to declare that there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing. Thanks to our unpredictable weather, being a cyclist in Scotland can be difficult at this time of year, making our clothing choices much more complicated.


Oscar the ferry cat’s voyage of hope

December 2 2017

Four years ago, a happy holiday ended in sadness when the Arbuthnott family’s pet Siamese cat Oscar disappeared on the ferry as they travelled from South Uist back to the mainland.

Food & Drink

Food blog: Rachel Rowley

December 2 2017

Husband and wife, Chris and Rachel Rowley and Chris’s brother Andrew, own and run Ballintaggart Farm at Grandtully in Perthshire, established 2016. Ballintaggart is a cook school with Saturday masterclasses and bespoke workshops, two luxury bedrooms offering B&B, monthly communal dining feasts, a private event space and external catering business.