Category: Features

Broughty Ferry

Summer Time ‘Doon the Ferry’

The beginning of the school holidays, and the annual Broughty Ferry Gala, herald in summer time in Broughty Ferry. This blooming flower in...

The Origins of the Picts – Part 3

The Picts entered written history in 297AD when Eumenius, a Roman panygerist, referred to ‘Caledonians and the other Picts’ in...

Calgacus speaking to the Caledonians

The Origins of the Picts – Part 2

In AD81, Agricola, the recently appointed governor of Roman Britannia, led an army of 15,000-20,000 Roman legionairies and Batavian (Dutch...

Stocking Fillers

The big day may be just around the corner but there is still plenty of time to get your Christmas shopping done. Dundee has a rich variety...

Downtown Dundee

Eight independent traders from Exchange Street, Dock Street, Castle Street and Lower Commercial Street are proactively cooperating with...

Ollie’s Charity for Prader-Willi Syndrome

City Life recently caught up with Debbie Martin, the one woman passion behind ‘Ollie’s Second Hand Goods Centre’, which...

The Origins of the Picts – Part 1

In 1955 the archaeologist and historian, Francis Wainwright, published his ground-breaking study, The Problem of the Picts. He described...

Sir Jimmy Shand

Arts Review – ‘The Jimmy Shand Collection’

The name Jimmy Shand is world renowned, especially in Canada, America, Australia and New Zealand, where the Scots diaspora, still to this...

Dundee Oktoberfest 2015

A taste of the Bavarian Oktoberfest, the largest beer festival in the world, is coming to Dundee’s City Square this November. A flavour...

The Wishart Arch Dundee

The Wishart Arch

As you walk through the modern precincts and streets of Dundee, it is easy to forget that this city is in fact quite ancient, with a proud,...