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Broughty Ferry (the jewel in Dundee's crown)

The rise of Broughty Ferry from a small fishing hamlet to a modern, fashionable and well-appointed town began in the first half of the nineteenth century, and was due originally to visitors and holidaymakers, who came during the summer season for the healthy benefits of sea bathing. 190 more words


The Battle of Killiecrankie

In 1689 the Battle of Killiecrankie was fought between Jacobites, led by Viscount Dundee, and Government troops, led by General Hugh MacKay. The battle was part of the first Jacobite Uprising that took place after King James VII & II was deposed and King William of Orange took the throne. 614 more words


Dundee Dragon

Although Dundee has it’s fair share myths and legends, the tale of the Dundee dragon and the Nine Maidens of Pitempten is one of the most enduring. 367 more words


Dave Gibbons at the Dundee Comics Space

When Dave Gibbons came up to Dundee to give a talk at the opening of the Dundee Literary Festival, and be part of the events around the opening of the Dundee Comics Space in the Vision Building (including a workshop for children about creating comics), he was also generous enough with his time to let us get him into the eye-tracker as a live demonstration of the technology. 441 more words


Polly Hanna

One of my favourite images from a recent photo shoot with the lovely Polly.  Polly has been modelling for me for a number of years, we have a great friendship together and it is a pleasure when we meet up, this recent shoot was done on a dull rainy sunday morning at Meadowmill Studios, Dundee.



I originally grew up in Walsall, West Midlands until I was 21 then moved to live in Birmingham where I spent until 2007. After much soul searching, I decided to make a move and build a new life for myself on the east of coast of Scotland. 742 more words


Let's Take Five: An interview with Sahara

For the first of Mix It All Up’s new short interview feature, ‘Let’s Take Five’, we caught up with Sahara ahead of their debut, self-titled EP release next week. 566 more words

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