Michael Alexander meets Monifieth Second World War veteran Ron Bruce who was in the midst of the “forgotten” Walcheren Landings during the Second World War 75 years ago this week.
With Halloween upon us, should Scotland’s ‘witches’ who were persecuted in centuries gone by be pardoned? Michael Alexander sought the opinions of historians.
Fife witch expert Lenny Low tells Michael Alexander how he came to receive new information about the fate of an 18th century East Neuk man tortured to death after being wrongly accused of ‘witchcraft’.
With Halloween upon us, Fife Council archaeologist Douglas Speirs speaks to Michael Alexander about the macabre history of grave robbing in Fife, Tayside and beyond.
Dundee journalist Steve Finan talks to Michael Alexander about his new book highlighting football team line-ups from days gone by.
Michael Alexander delves into The Courier archives to see how the first air raid of the Second World War over the Firth of Forth 80 years ago on October 16, 1939, was reported.
A unique website has captured a history that would otherwise have been lost – the voices of Falkland’s past residents. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland celebrates the golden age of British clock making. Caroline Lindsay finds out more
Science and Photography is the focus of the 2019 St Andrews Photography Festival which runs from October 4 to 27, discovers Michael Alexander.
Fifty years after a Dundee-born RAF officer died in a tragic accident at sea, his Newport-based widow tells Michael Alexander why he will never be forgotten.