Michael Alexander and his family got away from it all with a week on Orkney.
Excitement is building in Lerwick as Shetland once again hosts the spectacular Up Helly Aa festival. Our colleagues at the Press & Journal will be bringing you all the sights and sounds from the world-famous event, culminating in the torching of the viking galley on Tuesday evening.
Vikings stars Elijah Rowen and Jack McEvoy have told how they went from being each other’s biggest rivals at acting school to becoming onscreen brothers on the Emmy-winning show.
Vikings will invade Perth this summer with an exhibition featuring a 15- foot boat, a skeleton and a replica ancient Nordic house being staged at the city’s museum.
As Montrose port celebrates its 525th anniversary, Michael Alexander looks at some of the key moments in history.
Afternoon sunlight is as likely as anything to put an end to a writing shift. So when the day stirred itself from its stupor of gloom, I took a camera and a notebook for a walk.
We woke up on Monday to our first frosted grass, frozen windscreen morning of autumn and by the time Inka and I went out for the early walk the clouds had rolled away and the sun was shining in a cornflower blue sky.
More than 40,000 children from some of the most deprived areas in Dundee have engaged with an education initiative which uses sport as a hook.
Things are heating up in Lerwick for the annual fire festival.
Perth will turn back the clock this weekend to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the Treaty of Perth.