After months of summer sun, it’s finally time to harvest those summer fruits, says John Stoa
House & Home
Tea was once a luxury. Its price, heavily taxed, placed it beyond all but the well-to-do. The Female Spectator in 1745 declared that the tea table “costs more to support than would maintain two children and a nurse.”
Green fingers: Why the BBC’s Beechgrove Garden is a perennial fixture in Scottish life after 40 years
Michael Alexander speaks to Brian Cunningham – the Scone Palace-based presenter of the Beechgrove Garden - which celebrates its 40th anniversary on the BBC this weekend.
A red squirrel scampers across our path as we head up the hillside in Roy Mitchell’s off-road buggy.
John Stoa’s summer flowers are continuing to enjoy the remarkably warm season.
From the late 1700s, venture capitalists took advantage of Dundee’s outstanding location for Baltic trade. Shipping records show regular connections to Archangel for flax from the growing areas north of Moscow, large imports from St Petersburg when the White Sea was frozen, and quantities of cheaper flax from Latvia and Estonia, shipped through Riga.
Kinnaird must be one of the most pleasant places to live.
The TSPC, PSPC and their member firms lead the property market in Dundee, Angus, North Fife and Perthshire. And here is the evidence to support the case.
Summer heat is turning this season’s fruit growing into a classic, says John Stoa
THERE’S RARE and there’s special. So when Glasgow auctioneers McTear’s described an 18th century 18 carat gold key wind pocket watch as rare, they weren’t fibbing. Key wound watches from anywhere in the 1700s are uncommon.