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Islandeering, Dolphin Festival, and Tuk Tuk Travel

Lisa Drewe has made it her life’s mission to visit as many of the islands of Great Britain as possible, and now she’s sharing her experiences in a new book, Islandeering.

Lisa Drewe has made it her life’s mission to visit as many of the islands of Great Britain as possible, and now she’s sharing her experiences in a new book, Islandeering. She tells Nicola about her favourite island experiences, and how she fell in love with them in the first place.

Gardening Scotland are looking for nominations for the Scottish Gardener of the Year, and Agnes Stevenson tells us what the judges are looking for.

Aberdeen is celebrating its first dolphin festival this week, to mark the launch of the dolphin watching season. The team finds out more about the city’s love of whales and dolphins.

We hear the tale of two women who are currently on route from Lands’ End to John o Groats…. In a TUK TUK!

The North Coast 500 is a much loved tourist route around some of the most scenic parts of Scotland. But would you run it? William Sichel has done just that, and he tells Nicola why!
The Big Lit festival is back in Gate House of Fleet and we hear what’s in store from artistic director Chrys Salt and author Rosemary Goring.

And one man picked up an unusual travel companion during his cycle around the world. Dean Nicholson tells us the story about how Nala came to be a cat on two wheels.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Wet Wet Wet

    Sweet Little Mystery

    • Wet Wet Wet - Greatest Hits & More.
    • Precious Organisation.
  • Olly Murs

    Heart Skips A Beat

    • In Case You Didnt Know.
    • Epic.
    • 1/1.
  • The Specials

    A Message To You, Rudy (feat. Rico Rodriguez)

    • Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various).
    • EMI.
  • Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie

    The Rattler

    • The Indie Scene 1986.
    • Connoisseur Collection.
    • 7.
  • The Proclaimers

    I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

    • Now 13, Part 2 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Get Off Of My Cloud

    • The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks.
    • Abkco.
  • Toots & The Maytals

    54-46 Was My Number

    • Run Fatboy Run O.S.T. (Various Artists).
    • Universal.
  • KT Tunstall

    Suddenly I See

    • (CD Single).
    • Relentless Records.

Broadcasts

  • Fri 26 Apr 2019 14:00
  • Fri 26 Apr 2019 20:00

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