Nik Biok, executive chef at top boutique hotel Tigerlily in Edinburgh, shares his love of global cuisine with Caroline Lindsay
While perusing the end of the January sales in Dundee, a friend and I needed sustenance and we needed it badly. Bored with generic chain coffee shops and trying to stay relatively healthy, we headed to a newly revamped eatery on Union Street. We wanted something different, something to make us feel good, and I had high hopes for Marwick's. Oh, and did I mention it's vegan?
CHRISTMAS BOXES were sent by the royal family to Boer and Great War servicemen and will be familiar to many readers. They were forwarded to South Africa by Queen Victoria in 1900 and Queen Alexandra two years later, and, most famously, by Princess Mary to troops in 1914.
A poignant true story set in 17th Century Iceland awaits visitors to the Winter Words Festival at Pitlochry Festival Theatre tomorrow. Broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson will talk about her debut novel, The Sealwoman’s Gift, a reimagining of the plight of the women and children involved in a 1627 Icelandic pirate raid.
The race to become tomorrow’s top reporter is hotting up.
When it was launched, Nissan’s LEAF quickly became the world’s best-selling electric vehicle. Now the Japanese car manufacturer has made some revisions to the British-built LEAF and it is already becoming another success story – by winning Best Electric Car at the 2018 WhatCar? Awards.
Is 2018 the year you are going to get yourself a new car? Not sure what to go for?
Dundee’s West End is one of the city’s most delightful areas.
Many animal species in Scotland have suffered massive declines in the past but many are recovering – or showing signs of recovery – thanks to volunteers working to protect them. Gayle Ritchie talks to some of Courier Country’s animal conservation heroes
We’ve an exciting year of new metal ahead of us. Motoring editor Jack McKeown reveals his pick of the best new cars coming up in 2018.
Mini has recognised talent and innovation across its 139-strong UK retail network at the company’s 2018 awards ceremony.
Dougie MacLean, famed for writing hit ballad Caledonia, has built an international reputation as songwriter, composer and extraordinary performer. He plays Kirkcaldy's Adam Smith Theatre on February 16
Tealing Dog Training Class in Angus is a finalist in the prestigious “Pawscars” awards. Gayle and her Labrador Toby take part in a session.
Pickup trucks have come a long way, I mused as I cruised comfortably up the M6 in my Ford Ranger.
Ensuring that the money you have worked hard to earn is passed on to your children and grandchildren is an important part of estate planning, according to one Courier Country legal company.
McLaren has revealed an ultra-limited-edition, race car-inspired version of its 570S – the MSO X. Developed by McLaren Special Operations, the special projects arm of the British supercar manufacturer, just 10 of the MSO X have been made, and all of them were ordered by McLaren Newport Beach in California, USA.
BACK IN TIME FOR TEA + FLATPACK EMPIRE
Escaping from the winter weather, I took Inka for a walk in the shelter of the woods beside Capo Quarry, lying just off the Lang Stracht, the long, straight road running from the Upper Northwaterbridge to the foot of the Glenesk road. The woods are criss-crossed with roe deer tracks and there’s plenty of interest for dogs.
As we head through winter in the knowledge that spring is not too far away, we look back at happy moments over Christmas and New Year; great events that cheer us up on cold gloomy winter days.
I have vivid memories of playing Monopoly into the night with one of my older brothers when we were younger. He is five years older than me, and I remember my mum telling us it was time for me and my twin brother to go to bed.