John McGie fisher lass painting to go for a small fortune

June 3 2010

A young East Neuk fisher lass who posed for a painting by Glasgow artist John McGhie was paid half a crown along with a bar of chocolate. Now the resulting work of art is expected to fetch around £3000 when it comes up for sale with Edinburgh auctioneer Shapes on Saturday.


Review: New Writing Dundee 5

May 31 2010

Dundee's primary creative writing showcase confirms that there is talent worth championing in the area. Obligatory hat-tipping perhaps denies the spotlight to some of our most raw 'new' writers, but the collection proves good value in its length and breadth of subjects.


Susie Lee: painting in a different land

May 9 2010

Moving from one end of the country to the other has given artist Susie Lee a new and dynamic perspective on the painting of landscapes. Helen Brown spoke to her about capturing the character of the land and the sea and the eye-opening differences between north and south.