Exploring the great outdoors is an activity enjoyed – or, sometimes, endured – at the mercy of the elements, as anyone caught in a heavy downpour knows only too well.
The Wedding Present back to rock Dundee: all the gigs in Courier Country from Friday March 29 to April 5
Alt-rockers The Wedding Present make a long-awaited Dundee return on Thursday. The veteran noiseniks are playing Beat Generator as part of a series of gigs to mark the 30th anniversary of their 1989 sophomore album Bizarro — with frontman David Gedge braced for the unexpected.
Despite having driven past The Old Manor Hotel, Lundin Links, many times over the years, I had never eaten there. I confess to having been a little put off by the modern banqueting suite, partly obscuring the roadside view of the traditional gray stone manor house, and the signage referencing the hotel’s wedding and conference trade.
I must be getting soft, for tears began to well in my eyes as I watched this spider monkey work her way across the rainforest canopy with a tiny baby clinging tenaciously to her belly.
Alt-rock icon Kristin Hersh can be excused a spot of California dreaming ahead of her Perth debut.
Subversive alt-country troubadours Countess Of Fife are all set to make their Courier Country debut.
Touching The Void, the play, arrives in Perth this week for a limited run. Based on the real-life drama that caught the world's attention, and also the subject of a film and a book, this stage version has already received some outstanding critical notices.
Set in a sunny row of cottages above the harbour in Auchmithie, this little Scottish treasure has, in a very gentle way, been introducing me to Scotland since 2011. It is here, for example, that I first tasted Scottish mussels.
Brix and The Extricated fans can expect to hear plenty tracks from the band's latest album at Beat Generator tomorrow.
It’s fair to say that Arthur Miller knew a thing or two about plays.