Archive: 2011

The Reluctant Detective in St Andrews

By: | 24.11.11

St. Andrews has a unique offering as a town, which goes beyond golf. The people, the places, the scenery has offered inspiration to many an artist, musicians and the like.…

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at Fairmont St Andrews

By: | 29.08.11

The chefs at the Fairmont St Andrews have recently launched a brand-new afternoon tea menu for their airy Atrium. They invited me along for a taster, and even let me…

St Andrews, the Land Sailing Capital of Scotland

By: | 28.06.11

If you go down to the West Sands beach this summer, you’re sure to find a number of unusual contraptions, from kite-boards to wake-boards, and increasingly, land-yachts! We asked Tom…

A Local Foodie’s Guide to the St Andrew’s Farmers’ Market

By: | 24.06.11

Judging by the increasing number of people that I hear talking about Farmers’ Markets and the importance of buying both seasonal and local produce, it seems that Farmers’ Markets in…

Jude’s Top 5 Alternative Books set in St Andrews

By: | 17.06.11

I just love reading a book set in a place that I know, or in a place I plan to visit. The details of the location add such realism to…

Reflecting on St Andrews

By: | 06.06.11

Reflections on life in St Andrews, provided by local resident Nicola Carslaw …. The house where we live used to be occupied by Sir David Brewster, who invented the kaleidoscope…

Five things to do on a Rainy Day in St Andrews

By: | 20.05.11

St Andrews is a beautiful town, whatever the weather. However, the beaches, ruins, and golf courses in St Andrews are not quite so appealing on a rainy day. Here are…

Love in St Andrews

By: | 16.05.11

By Michael Christie MOST St Andrews graduates will have really enjoyed Will and Kate’s big day and all the fuss that was made of the town where they met. All…

Ten things you might not know about St Andrews

By: | 09.05.11

St Andrews has been in the media a lot recently thanks to the Royal Wedding mania, so you probably know by now that it is the town in which Prince…

Where Wills met Kate – in St Andrews

By: | 06.05.11

The beautiful East coast Scottish town of St Andrews, renowned around the world as “The Home of Golf”, has found new international fame as the place where the Duke and…