Lindisfarne is one of the most magical and historic places on the British Isles.
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Used in everything from toothpaste to chocolate, algae is one of the most powerful organisms on earth, and has historic ties with Scotland.
They brandished broomsticks, stirred cauldrons and cast spells – or did they? A new book, A History Of Magic And Witchcraft, debunks some of the myths surrounding witches. Author Frances Timbers tells Stevie Gallacher The Honest Truth about witches and witchcraft
It has been a tourist magnet for centuries, an irresistible draw for millions.
Trees are an important part of the British landscape, and now they’re being celebrated in A History of Trees, a book which looks at how they have shaped our economy, warfare and superstition.
From scavengers pecking at discarded chips on the beach to the tiny faces hiding on coastal clifftops, the UK is home to a range of winged beauties.
Gin has been enjoying a real flourish as the on-trend drink, with Scottish distilleries at the heart of the boom.
David Coles, author of Chromatopia: An Illustrated History Of Colour, tells Alice Hinds the Honest Truth about precious pigments
Whether they come in the form of milk, white, dark or even a vegan variety, Easter wouldn’t be the same without chocolate eggs.
They were a hidden 19th-Century army of ordinary green-fingered lads.
Words form everything from beautiful poems and angry exchanges to novels and songs.