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Gary Robertson

Gary Robertson – Made in Dundee

“Be proud o’ whaur yih come fae, keep speakin’ yir language, it’s wha you are!” When City Life were planning one of our...

Schemers Movie

This World is Now Phuhl o’ Dundee Schemers

                  “Where the f**k is Dundee?” The quote above,...

The Origins of the Picts – Final Part – Pictavia Becomes Alba

‘Seven of Cruithne’s children divided Alba into seven divisions, the portion of Cat, of Ce, of Cirech, children with hundreds of...

Dundee and ‘the Great Plague’ of 1644-8

‘Between Sidlaw and the Sea, Pest or plague shall never be.’[1] The last great plague epidemic to hit Scotland erupted during the...

Scotland’s Mither Tongues: Past, Present and Future: Part II

“This is racism by any other name…” By the dawn of the nineteenth century, the future looked bleak for Scots – it had lost its...

Monck’s Siege of Dundee 1651

“English soldiers were given leave to plunder the town…” The execution of Charles I, in January 1649, sent shock waves...

Fifth Birthday Special

Fifth Birthday Special

“Be proud o’ whaur yih come fae, keep speakin’ yir language, it’s wha yih are!” The global spotlight has been shining brightly on...

Saint Andrew

The Patron Saint of Schemers – Saint Andrew

                  “Do eh look like eh’m wi’ the f**kin’...

Celtic Connections 2019

Celtic Connections 2019

“It’s an ancient language and it’s oors!” The City Life annual pilgrimage to Glasgow’s Celtic Connections Festival earlier in the...

Dundee Jazz Festival 2019

Dundee Jazz Festival 2019

“The best is all you can do, but it’s the thing that you should do!” Dundee came alive to the vibrant sound of jazz once again when...