Category: Features

Live Well, Do Well, Stobswell

Stobswell has been a welcome haven for travellers, even back in its earliest days as a water-well just outside of the city. The name...

The Auld Mennies

Written by Andrew Ferrie of Menolej A group of retired gentlemen called “The Menolej Experience” has now existed in Dundee for...

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

“Roman Britannia was now being repaid in kind for the genocidal invasions …” The Picts entered written history in 297AD when...

Calgacus speaking to the Caledonians

The Origins of the Picts – Part 2

“The last of the free” In AD81, Agricola, the recently appointed governor of Roman Britannia, led an army of 15,000-20,000...

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...