Montrose tried and failed to dance its way into the record books at the weekend.
Union leaders have called on Diageo to improve conditions for Scottish workers after the drinks giant posted increased profits.
It happened a third of a century ago, and to many it’s an event as distant as Flodden or Agincourt. However, the battle for Distillers, Scotland’s then-biggest whisky firm, in the mid-1980s proved a mega-earthquake that shook the whisky industry, the City, the Stock Exchange and, frankly, the whole of Britain as never before. And, for good or ill, it ushered in an unscrupulous way of doing business that, sadly, has become almost wholly the norm.
Drinks giant Diageo is to make the biggest single investment in whisky tourism history with a £150 million plan to transform the visitor experience at its Scotch production sites.
A community campaign is under way to preserve an example of 20th century drinks advertising in Dundee.
The oystercatchers are back.
In my attic, an enormous book detailing Guinness advertising campaigns has been gathering dust for years.