True Highlands Blog
The legend of Whisky Galore, of resourceful wartime islanders in a time of austerity, opportunistically salvaging whisky from a crashed cargo boat, is an iconic and enduring image of the Hebrides. But how much of the story is actually based in truth, and how accurate is its portrayal of the islands?
What’s the one thing better than relaxing over a dinner of the finest fresh produce Scotland has to offer? It is of course tucking in to your feast knowing that you foraged everything you are eating yourself. Fresh and free, are the bywords of the recent renaissance in foraging and here are a few pointers to inspire you.
The clocks have sprung forwards and now the evenings are long once again. ‘The Outdoor Capital of the UK’ (Fort William and Lochaber) is currently bathed in welcome sun and warmth – and as I write, the snow is melting fast.