Somewhere Only We Know

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Alexander Mccall Smith2019061220190616 (RS)

Nicola Meighan discovers new and sometimes surprising insights about some of our best-loved household names as they reveal their strong connection to a particular place.

Nicola visits author Alexander McCall Smith at his remote Highland retreat on the Morvern Peninsula to explore this beautiful landscape from the water.

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world's most prolific and best-loved authors. He's best known for the extremely successful The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series featuring the character Precious Ramotswe - Botswana's leading and only. female private detective. Sandy, as he likes to be known, lives with his wife in Edinburgh, the setting of his popular 44 Scotland Street series, and the Isabel Dalhousie novels. But he also has another life, on the remote and beautiful Morvern Peninsula where he likes to write in complete quiet and tranquillity.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some household names.

Barbara Dickson2019061920190623 (RS)

Barbara Dickson invites Nicola Meighan to go for a slow walk down memory lane through the beautiful pathways of Dunfermline's Pittencrieff Park, known locally as the Glen. They go in search of peacocks, explore the wildness where Barbara would play as a child and visit Dunfermline Abbey - a magnificent medieval building that has a particularly personal significance for the singer.

Barbara Dickson invites Nicola Meighan to go for a walk down memory lane in Dunfermline.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell20190717

Nicola Meighan discovers Helmsdale, an old fishing port on the east coast of Scotland with Scottish pop trailblazer Edwyn Collins and his wife and manager, Grace Maxwell. After three decades in London, home is now Edwyn's old family croft with a state of the art studio overlooking the bay.

Edwyn and Grace take Nicola on a guided tour of their home, their studio and explore the surrounding hills and shoreline.

Nicola Meighan explores Helmsdale with Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell2019071720190721 (RS)

Nicola Meighan discovers Helmsdale, an old fishing port on the east coast of Scotland with Scottish pop trailblazer Edwyn Collins and his wife and manager, Grace Maxwell. After three decades in London, home is now Edwyn's old family croft with a state of the art studio overlooking the bay.

Edwyn and Grace take Nicola on a guided tour of their home, their studio and explore the surrounding hills and shoreline.

Nicola Meighan explores Helmsdale with Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Edwyn Collins And Grace Maxwell2019071720190721 (RS)

Nicola Meighan discovers Helmsdale, an old fishing port on the east coast of Scotland with Scottish pop trailblazer Edwyn Collins and his wife and manager, Grace Maxwell. After three decades in London, home is now Edwyn's old family croft with a state of the art studio overlooking the bay.

Edwyn and Grace take Nicola on a guided tour of their home, their studio and explore the surrounding hills and shoreline.

Nicola Meighan explores Helmsdale with Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan discovers Helmsdale, an old fishing port on the east coast of Scotland with Scottish pop trailblazer Edwyn Collins and his wife and manager, Grace Maxwell. After three decades in London, home is now Edwyn's old family croft with a state of the art studio overlooking the bay.

Edwyn and Grace take Nicola on a guided tour of their home, their studio and explore the surrounding hills and shoreline.

Nicola Meighan explores Helmsdale with Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan discovers Helmsdale, an old fishing port on the east coast of Scotland with Scottish pop trailblazer Edwyn Collins and his wife and manager, Grace Maxwell. After three decades in London, home is now Edwyn's old family croft with a state of the art studio overlooking the bay.

Edwyn and Grace take Nicola on a guided tour of their home, their studio and explore the surrounding hills and shoreline.

Nicola Meighan explores Helmsdale with Edwyn Collins and Grace Maxwell.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Gavin Mitchell2019062620190630 (RS)

Nicola Meighan takes a trip" roon the Barras" with Gavin Mitchell, recently named best actor at the Scottish Comedy Awards for his role as Boaby the pub landlord in the classic Scottish comedy, Still Game.

Exploring the stalls in Glasgow's famous market, Gavin shares his childhood memories, treats Nicola to mussels and hot doughnuts and ends his tour on the stage of the legendary venue - The Barrowland Ballroom.

Nicola Meighan explores Glasgow's Barras with actor Gavin Mitchell.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Hollie Mcnish2019070320190707 (RS)

Nicola Meighan visits Stepps in North Lanarkshire with poet Hollie McNish in this Radio Scotland series which explores the places that are special to our best-loved household names.

Hollie McNish regularly sells out venues across Europe and her online readings have attracted audiences in their millions. She won the Ted Hughes award for poetry for her memoir about motherhood 'Nobody Told Me'. Hollie's family hail from Stepps and she has many memories of summers spent playing at Hogganfield Loch.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan visits Stepps in North Lanarkshire with poet Hollie McNish in this Radio Scotland series which explores the places that are special to our best-loved household names.

Hollie McNish regularly sells out venues across Europe and her online readings have attracted audiences in their millions. She won the Ted Hughes award for poetry for her memoir about motherhood 'Nobody Told Me'. Hollie's family hail from Stepps and she has many memories of summers spent playing at Hogganfield Loch.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan visits Stepps in North Lanarkshire with poet Hollie McNish in this Radio Scotland series which explores the places that are special to our best-loved household names.

Hollie McNish regularly sells out venues across Europe and her online readings have attracted audiences in their millions. She won the Ted Hughes award for poetry for her memoir about motherhood 'Nobody Told Me'. Hollie's family hail from Stepps and she has many memories of summers spent playing at Hogganfield Loch.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Sydney Devine2019071020190714 (RS)

Nicola Meighan explores Aberdeen's Tivoli Theatre with the legendary Scottish crooner, Sydney Devine and meets some of his adoring fans.

Sydney first performed at the Tivoli when he was a school boy and 65 years later he has returned to tread the boards again in the place that holds many special memories.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan explores Aberdeen's Tivoli Theatre with the legendary Scottish crooner, Sydney Devine and meets some of his adoring fans.

Sydney first performed at the Tivoli when he was a school boy and 65 years later he has returned to tread the boards again in the place that holds many special memories.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.

Nicola Meighan explores Aberdeen's Tivoli Theatre with the legendary Scottish crooner, Sydney Devine and meets some of his adoring fans.

Sydney first performed at the Tivoli when he was a school boy and 65 years later he has returned to tread the boards again in the place that holds many special memories.

Nicola Meighan explores the places that are special to some best-loved household names.