New Book Reviews are added for Dark Encounters: A Collection of Ghost Stories by William Croft Dickinson, Seafood Journey: Tastes and Tales From Scotland by Ghillie Basan, Art & Nature in the Outer Hebrides by Bruce Kendrick, and A Tangled Web by Ken Lussey.
A dining review is added for The Radhuni Indian restaurant in Loanhead. New Book Reviews are added for Jump Cut by Helen Grant, Airman Abroad by Hamish Brown, Salt: Scotland’s Newest Oldest Industry by Christopher Whatley & Joanna Hambly, The Bone Cave: A Journey through Myth and Memory by Dougie Strang, Columba's Bones by David Greig, Northern Lights: The Arctic Scots by Edward J. Cowan, The Wisest Fool: The Lavish Life of James VI and I by Steven Veerapen and The High Road by Ken Lussey.
New Book Reviews are added for War Paths: Walking in the Shadows of the Clans by Alistair Moffat, So Many Lives and All of them Are Yours by Ron Butlin, Crucible of Conflict: Three Centuries of Border War by John Sadler, Gallow Falls by Alex Nye, Tales for Twilight: Two Hundred Years of Scottish Ghost Stories by Alistair W.J. Kerr and Kinloch Tales: The Collected Stories by Denzil Meyrick.
The feature page for Croick Church is revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Three Fires by Denise Mina, Donald Ross and the Highland Clearances by Andrew Ross and The Discreet Charm of the Big Bad Wolf by Alexander McCall Smith.
A dining review is added for Bo'ness Spice in Bo'ness. New Book Reviews are added for Mousa to Mackintosh: The Scottishness of Scottish Architecture by Frank Arneil Walker, No Sweet Sorrow by Denzil Meyrick, Of Judgement Fallen by Steven Veerapen, Weak Teeth by Lynsey May and Penitent by Mark Leggatt.
The feature pages for Threave Gardens, Cairnpapple Hill and Kippford are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Wild History: Journeys into Lost Scotland by James Crawford, Children of the Mist by Douglas Skelton, Planting with Nature: A Guide to Sustainable Gardening by Kirsty Wilson and A Mighty Fleet and the King’s Power: The Isle of Man, AD 400 to 1265 by Tim Clarkson.
The feature pages for Robert Burns House, Robert Burns Mausoleum, Devorgilla Bridge, Old Bridge House Museum, Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries and Hallmuir Ukrainian Chapel are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for The Eagle and the Bear: A New History of Roman Scotland by John Reid, Boatlines: Scottish Craft of Sea, Coast and Canal by Ian Stephen, Animal Fairm: Illustratit Edition by George Orwell and Hide and Seek by Ken Lussey.
All external links on the site are checked to ensure they operate as they should and updated where necessary. A hotel review is added for The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries. A dining review is added for the The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries. New Book Reviews are added for Nothing Left to Fear from Hell by Alan Warner, Rock Lighthouses of Britain & Ireland by Christopher Nicholson, Ghosts in the Gloaming: A Tale from Kinloch by Denzil Meyrick, The Last Witch of Scotland by Philip Paris, The Fabulous Flotilla: Scotland's Adventure on the Rivers of Burma by Paul Strachan, The Darker the Night by Martin Patience and The Private Life of Spies by Alexander McCall Smith.
A new Book Review is added for St Magnus Way: Walk or cycle Orkney Mainland by David Mazza.
New Book Reviews are added for The Whalers of Harris by Ian Hart, Black Rood: The Lost Crown Jewel of Scotland by David Willem, Going Underground: Edinburgh by Jan-Andrew Henderson and 50 Gems of Fife by Jack Gillon.
New Book Reviews are added for Sadie, Call the Polis by Kirkland Ciccone, Picts: Scourge of Rome, Rulers of the North by Gordon Noble and Nicholas Evans, The Greatest Viking: The Life of Olav Haraldsson by Desmond Seward, The Two Headed Whale: Life and Loss in the Deepest Oceans by Sandy Winterbottom, The Immeasurable Wilds: Travellers to the Far North of Scotland, 1600 - 1900 by Alastair Mitchell, Peak Beyond Peak: The Unpublished Scottish Journeys of Isobel Wylie Hutchison compiled by Hazel Buchan Cameron, The Call of the Cormorant by Donald S Murray, We Are All Witches by Mairi Kidd and A Taste for Treason: The Letter That Smashed a Nazi Spy Ring by Andrew Jeffrey.
The feature pages for Kirkcudbright, MacLellan's Castle, Kelso, Southerness, the Ruthwell Cross, Cruggleton Church, Isle of Whithorn, Garlieston, Caerlaverock Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Cairnholy I Chambered Cairn, Cairnholy II Chambered Cairn, the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, the Burrell Collection, the Clootie Well, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Royal Highland Show and the Edinburgh Foodies Festival are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for A Song of Winter by Andrew James Greig, Hebridean Journey: The Magic of Scotland’s Outer Isles by Brigid Benson, James Hutton: The Genius of Time by Ray Perman, Where Demons Hide by Douglas Skelton, The Sweet Remnants of Summer: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel by Alexander McCall Smith, The Salt Roads: How Fish Made a Culture by John Goodlad and Scotland's Wings: Triumph and Tragedy in the Skies by Robert Jeffrey.