In the second part of a pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets SNP candidate Jenny Gilruth who is vying to replace Nationalist veteran Tricia Marwick in the Mid Fife and Glenrothes constituency.
Inspiration will be drawn from ancient Celtic traditions when the Beltane Celtic Spring Celebration is held at the Scottish Crannog Centre on Loch Tay in Highland Perthshire.
In the first part of a pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets the Dundee-based co-convener of the Scottish Green Party, Maggie Chapman, who is top of the Greens’ North East of Scotland regional list and has ambitions to be Scotland’s “first participative MSP”.
As a 1956 musical film, director Walter Lang’s version of The King and I was a critical and commercial success that was nominated for nine Academy Awards - winning five - including Best Actor for Yul Brynner.
Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Michael Alexander speaks to a Tayside charity volunteer who helped give respite to Belarussian children.
Comedy writer, producer and director Phil Differ is enjoying a walk in the sunshine - his morning constitutional – when The Courier calls. It’s a beautiful day. But he’s still feeling sore after a “tough weekend” which saw his football team Celtic beaten by Rangers in the Scottish Cup.
Anyone who hasn’t yet put forward their nominations for the Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards is being urged to do so now.
He was the Fife-born pioneer of what we today call economics.
In an exclusive interview, a double amputee Vietnam War veteran, who was this week inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER how special golfing trips to St Andrews have the potential to save wounded soldiers’ lives.