Caroline Lindsay

Features writer
Heritage

Remembrance: Lest we forget – the horror of the Battle of Loos

November 7 2018

On the morning of September 25 1915, long lines of khaki-clad British infantry advanced on heavily defended German positions in and around Loos, a small coalmining town in the heart of the industrial area of north-east France, says Dr Derek Patrick, University of St Andrews.

Heritage

Remembrance: Lest we forget – The Black Watch’s bravery

November 5 2018

As the centenary of Armistice Day 1918 approaches, we will take a look over the next week at real-life accounts of some of the soldiers who gave their all in the First World War, recorded in The Courier’s special commemorative book The Scottish Soldier’s Story.

Blazing Saddles

On the road to cycling independence

November 3 2018

I can’t quite remember how old I was when I first went out cycling on roads by myself, without an adult, but I was definitely less than 12 as I used to cycle the mile from my home to Invergowrie Primary School every day.

The Menu Awards

The Menu Food and Drink Awards 2019

November 3 2018

Exciting news – it’s the launch of the second Menu Food and Drink Awards! Following on from the success of 2018’s inaugural awards, held at the Old Course St Andrews in March, the Menu team is hoping this year’s event will be even bigger and better.

Chef's Table

Chef’s Table: Jamie Scott of The Newport

November 3 2018

This month I’m going to talk a little about one of the newest ingredients to come into the Newport kitchen on its way onto our menu. Monkfish liver – or foie gras of the sea as it’s also known – is amazing!

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