Treasure of Traprain Law

On Monday 12 May 1919 a small group of workmen was busily engaged on the western shelf of Traprain Law, the great volcanic hill that dominates East Lothian’s coastal plain.

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Words With Douglas…

This month, Words With… resumes with a profile of Douglas Mathison, who spends his life outdoors in the Borders, courtesy of his business, Agriforest…

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Remembering Maria

Sundays were the day I visited Maria Jankowska, a sweet little white-haired old lady who lived  in sheltered housing in Morningside Road.

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Words With Mark

Major General Mark Strudwick CBE, is a retired British Army officer, who served as General Officer Commanding Scotland and Governor of Edinburgh Castle from 1997 to 2000. In this week of remembrance, he shares an insight into his life…

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A Portrait of Ageing

The Art of Intelligent Ageing is a fascinating exhibition of Fionna Carlisle’s portraits of the Lothian Birth Cohorts (LBCs).

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Words With Anne

In this ‘Words With’ interview, we’re talking to Anne Gallacher, the Director of Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation…

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