Category: Auld Dundee Life

George Wishart

George Wishart: Scottish Reformer & Martyr

For some Scots the Reformation is something of an embarrassment, a part of our shared history that is best left unmentioned, or, where it...

Mary Slessor and Adopted Family

Mary Slessor: Mill Girl, Missionary and Mother

Most Dundonians of a certain age will know the name, Mary Slessor, perhaps from Sunday school lessons, possibly from school books, or...

Jacobite Rising on Dundee Law

‘Jacobite Rising on Dundee Law’ by Andrew Murray Scott

Dundee Law has overlooked many great events and visitors cannot fail to notice the towering monument to the city’s fallen in World...

Mary Brooksbank Dundee

Mary Brooksbank: ‘Oary’ Dundee’s First Lady

Mary Brooksbank is one of the most significant figures in the pantheon of the Dundee radical tradition. She was born ‘on a raw...

George Kinloch

From the Radical Toon and the Republic of Letters to Yes City

The recent democratic engagement and political involvement of people from all walks of life in the recent referendum got us thinking…...