Artist blacksmith Jim Shears is at Fife's Falkland Palace this weekend, encouraging people to try their hand at forging. Gayle finds out more about the traditional craft
Britain’s premier mass-participation cycling event returns to Perthshire in May. Gayle Ritchie finds out more about the 2017 Marie Curie Etape Caledonia
The art of horse logging, which dates back 10,000 years, nearly died out during the 1980s as machines took over. But Gayle Ritchie discovers it’s alive and kicking in Courier Country.
Apart from the obvious attraction of our own Courier page, one of the few things keeping me on Facebook these days is being able to keep up with some of the great local history groups that use it to share photos and memories.
To see them in captivity is pleasure enough, but there is nothing quite like a wild haggis experience to stir the heart of any Scot.
As the 2017 Tay salmon fishing season marked its official opening this week, Gayle has a bash at fly fishing
In our fast-moving and ever-changing world, they represent continuity and permanence — so it's perhaps no surprise that we invest so much affection in our favourite trees and feel such sadness when they finally bow to old age.
Reckon ploughing is a monotonous duty performed solely by farmers? Gayle Ritchie shows face at a ploughing match (and has a shot and loves it)
Fed up slobbing out and ready to get fit for 2017? Gayle Ritchie and her labrador Toby attempt to shed a few pounds via Cani-Fit
The ingredients for potential disaster were all there – a distracted dog attached to a bungee line, a muddy pathway and an abundance of tree stumps.