Bonfire safety explained

With Bonfire Night a couple of days away, it’s time for fireworks and sparklers. Staying safe is just as important as having fun – make sure you get in the know with fire safety as you enjoy the festivities. Whether you’re enjoying an organised display or setting off some fireworks in your garden, there are […]

Treats for the ultimate Halloween party

If you’ve got a spooky Halloween knees-up planned for Tuesday, impress your guests with your creepy culinary skills and take a little inspiration from these revoltingly good recipes. Whether you fancy whipping up a witch’s brew, you want to serve up severed fingers, or you’re after gruesome gooey eyeballs, there’s a Halloween-themed treat for all […]

Islay Festival 2017 – what to see and do

One of the most popular islands on the West coast of Scotland, the Isle of Islay is gearing up to host their annual Festival of Music and Malt taking place from Friday 26 May to Saturday 3 June. The festival has a diverse programme on offer form traditional Scottish music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, whisky tasting […]

National Whisky Day

Today (20 May) marks World Whisky Day – a day dedicated to Scotland’s favourite tipple. Across the world, people will be tasting the different malts and blended Scotch whiskies on offer to celebrate one of the most diverse drinks in the world. Excellent for cooking, curing a cold and of course, drinking – whether you […]