Ancient glen’s pottery discovered

Ancient glen’s pottery discovered

This article first appeared on August 8, 2016 in The Times By Nick Drainey What could be the oldest Bronze Age “Beaker” pottery ever found in Britain has been unearthed at an ancient glen in Argyll. But the museum at Kilmartin Glen is having to expand to make room to...

Scotland the Bread

Scotland the Bread

This article first appeared in January 2017 in The Scots Magazine By Nick Drainey At the kitchen table of a Borders farmhouse a quiet revolution is underway. Dressed in slacks and an open-necked shirt, Andrew Whitley, one of the chief protagonists, does not look like...

Philip Rankin – a pioneer to be honoured

Philip Rankin – a pioneer to be honoured

This article first appeared on October 30, 2016 in the Sunday Post - Note: Mr Rankin sadly died on March 12, 2017 (see News post on March 16, 2017) By Nick Drainey A campaign has been launched to honour the man who built Scotland’s first ski tow out of metal...

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