Andy Wightman Talk: The Commonty of Alyth Hill & Its Relevance Today

Andy Wightman, writer and researcher on land issues in Scotland and now an MSP for the Green Party gave a fascinating talk on the Commonty of Alyth Hill on the 28th April in Alyth.   As he has explained in his paper on the topic of his talk, “Commonties are areas of common land that were […]

Scotland’s Sounds Network funds Researcher in Residence for The Story Box

The Scotland’s Sounds Network has just confirmed that they are able to support a Researcher in Residence as part of The Story Box project. The overarching aim of the network is to improve the care of and the access to Scotland’s heritage recorded sounds. Naomi Harvey is a PhD researcher with a background in working […]

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, […]