Category: UK

Drams and drama

The Macallan Distillery, Craigellachie Built into the hill like a hobbit cathedral, the new Macallan Distillery fills the visitor with an almost religious sense of wonder. Watch people’s faces as they enter the subterranean vault that houses both a state of the art 15 million litres per year production facility and sleek high tech visitor

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Going up to 7 in W7!

The seventh Hanwell Hootie The Marshall amplifier, the embodiment of loud, raucous, rock’n’roll, blared the power chords again in this west London suburb at the seventh Hanwell Hootie. So many great acts- it should last a week! It is London’s biggest, free, one day music festival- and, frankly, one of the best free or otherwise

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Highland hospitality

┬áHuntly is a small town (population 4,000) in the North East of Scotland, not forty miles from Aberdeen. Despite growing up in this part of the world, I had never properly visited Huntly. Neither did I know that the town is the home of Dean’s Shortbread– not as famous as Walkers, but probably better. With

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