Michael Alexander

The Courier's lead news feature writer

An evening with Phil Differ at the Byre Theatre

April 22 2016

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.


Vietnam veteran’s St Andrews legacy

April 15 2016

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.