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Supal’s Favourite St Andrews Places: Winter Edition

By: | 22.02.13

Though I’ve now lived in St. Andrews for about five months, I think it is safe to say that I’m still finding little hidden gems of this beautifully rich town.…

Old Course to East Sands

By: | 13.12.12

Ali Bacon’s new novel A Kettle of Fish is set in Dunfermline, Edinburgh and St. Andrews.  Here she retraces some of the paths she took as a student in the…

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…

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…

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.…

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…