The Scottish landscape has been continually changing for millions of years, but it can be argued that some of the biggest changes have taken place in the last few centuries. Dougie Vipond joins critically acclaimed photographer Colin Prior in journey around Scotland to capture to evolution of the nation’s landscape. In the first installment the pair head to Loch Tummel and Burntisland to recapture two iconic photographs.Video: Colin Prior explains the process behind ‘rephotography’
Already something of a legend in the fiddle tradition of Scotland, Paul Anderson is one of the finest Scottish fiddlers of his generation with a world wide reputation. He was brought up in Tarland, rural Aberdeenshire where his parents ran a dairy farm. He explains how his north east farming roots still play an important factor in his musical inspiration.
During the early part of this century and up until the 1950’s there was a tradition, particularly amongst mining communities, of small scale rowing competitions in villages around the coast. The Scottish Coastal Rowing Project aims to revive this old custom and bring a new involvement with the sea through boat building and rowing. Sarah Mack discovers how communities working to together to build new boats as she visits the project’s first-ever regatta.Video: Boat building helping to rebuild community spirit
Famed from his talent in the kitchen our presenter Nick Nairn heads out into the outdoors to discover the connection between our garden and wildlife habitats. During the next three weeks Nick will visit three gardens which work hand in hand their natural environment.
- Dougie Vipond
- Colin Prior
- Euan McIlwraith
- Nick Nairn
- Simon Cousins
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