Cateran Stories


Image courtesy of Clare Cooper

Over the coming months we’ll be collecting stories about folk who live and work around the Cateran Trail which you’ll be able to enjoy here. If you’ve got a story you’d like us to cover, then get in touch here.

The Poet’s Story: Jim C. Mackintosh

Jim C. Mackintosh was born and raised in Perthshire and currently resides in Perth. Clare Cooper, co-producer of Cateran’s Common Wealth caught up with him to hear about how he is spreading the word about his craft and what poetry means to him.   Photo, Jim C. Mackintosh W.H Auden said that “A poet is, […]

Posted in cateran stories |

The Shop Keepers Story: Margaret Ferguson, Grocer

“Margaret is, in many ways, the true spirit of Alyth. There is a real comfort in the unchanging nature of her shop. A warm welcome awaits all who cross her threshold and she offers an experience that is so much more than shopping. Margaret has a genuine warmth and she knows her customers and their […]

Posted in cateran stories |

The Artist’s Story: Andrew Hunter, Painter

Andrew Hunter is a graphic designer and artist who lives and works in Enochdhu near Kirkmichael, the start of one of the most glorious and remote sections of the Cateran Trail which winds up from the village of Kirkmichael, through Enochdhu up to the highest point of the Trail at An Lairag, then down to the […]

Posted in cateran stories, Uncategorized |