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A Foodie Tour in the East Neuk

By: | 15.08.14

Join Mairi (aka The girl behind the Weegie Kitchen Blog) on her Stay-cation this summer we settled for Fife where the sun was out in full force and the food could…

Hamish McHamish: Cover Star

Hamish McHamish: Cool Cat about Town

By: | 27.10.12

(This article, written by Susan McMullan, was published in October 2012. Sadly, Hamish McHamish passed away on 11 September 2014) They say Hamish belongs to St Andrews – but really we all…

Walking the Course – a day on foot in St Andrews

By: | 12.10.12

Michael Hartigan is a freelance travel writer from Boston, Massachusetts, USA. From San Francisco to Scotland, he has explored and written about unique people, places and traditions around the world.…

The Lion of St Andrews

By: | 19.09.12

Jennifer T. Doherty is the author of several children’s books set in the Scottish Borders and North Berwick. “The Lion of St Andrews”, was launched at J & G Innes…

Day Trip to St Andrews

By: | 17.07.12

Kat Carlson is a graphic designer, blogger and writer who loves getting crafty. She is the founder and sole contributor of Withywindle, a blog started in 2010, and enjoys writing…

Five of St Andrews’ Hidden Gems

By: | 08.07.12

Former student Craig Cockburn tells us about his St Andrews. I’ve lived in St Andrews for the last 4 years as a student and in this time I have learnt…

Special Collections, Stepping out into a new Virtual World

By: | 26.06.12

Daryl Green is the Acting Rare Books Librarian for the University of St Andrews and the editor of the Special Collection’s Departmental blog Echoes from the Vault. He came to St…

Cairnie Fruit Farm: the Top 5 things to do.

By: | 20.03.12

This week we have a guest blog from Cairnie Fruit Farm, the long established family run business in nearby Cupar. The farm and Cairnie House itself are beautifully situated on 120 acres,…

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.…

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…