• Love certainly does strange things to people, but for a young farm lass from Ballygowan in Northern Ireland it has meant packing up her cows and shipping them over to Perthshire.

  • Expansion is on the cards for the Juicy Meat Company, based just outside Kelso. The family run business has built up an excellent reputation for providing spit roasts at all sorts of events, and this spring they will launch their own range of meat products which will be featured in restaurants, farm shops, delicatessens and on hotel menus across Scotland, as they start providing the catering trade with their products.

  • When you are filled with enthusiasm for a community venture and need volunteers to help take it to the next level, you need to grab people's attention quickly. How's this for an opening gambit? "We are five gobby, dynamic women, full of ideas and two men who just roll their eyes and sigh."

  • How does a perfectly respectable primary school music teacher find herself being the waving hands in front of all our farmers who have found their singing voices and also being reported on the news as being part of a flash mob in Buchanan Street, in Glasgow, recently?

  • As one of Scotland’s best known chefs, Nick Nairn’s career has gone from strength to strength.

  • Most people will have heard of the renowned Bayeux Tapestry. That ancient needlework masterpiece was commissioned by conquering Norman invaders.

  • I’m welcomed at The Lochaber Rural Education Centre, which has Ben Nevis as an impressive backdrop, by the tour de force that is Isabel Campbell MBE. A women who crackles with enthusiasm and energy, as though she was fuelled by a high voltage electric current

  • It was going to happen sometime. We’ve been married for seventeen years and it’s only natural that his gaze has started to wander. 

  • This weekend, Friday to Sunday, September 10-12 will see the International sheepdog trials take place at Meikleholm Farm, near Moffat. Here, event organiser Fiona McMillan tells us a tale of her first taste of competing and the added stress of having to run her dad’s dog instead of her own.