THIS year marks a fantastic double celebration – not only is it the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth, it’s also The World of Beatrix Potter’s 25th birthday.
The Honest Truth
CULLODEN was a crucial point in Scotland’s history, but why did such an important battle take place outside Inverness, and what effect did the outcome have?
Why do some people sail through their teenage years while, for others, it’s a time of constant rows with their parents?
DOLLY the sheep was born at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute on the 5th July 1996.
THEY used to be thought of as just country dwellers – and the subject of controversial hunts.
Did you know that radioactive products used to be seen as healthy? Or that Marie Curie received an unusual burial because of radiation fears?
NOVEMBER’S US election won’t only see a new president but also a new first lady – or indeed first man if Hillary Clinton wins.
A good or bad smell can instantly transport us back years to when we first encountered it. But why do some pongs repulse while others attract?
ANIMALS and plants need every sneaky advantage to survive in our world.
EVERY parent wants to help their children make the most of their abilities.
THE UNDERTONES emerged from a troubled Northern Ireland in the mid-70s to write and record DJ John Peel’s favourite song, Teenage Kicks. Bass player Michael Bradley told Murray Scougall The Honest Truth about his career and book, Teenage Kicks: My Life as an Undertone.