A pair of shoes discarded beneath Rachel O'Riordan's desk in her small office suggests how much she has made Perth Theatre her home since she arrived from Northern Ireland two years ago and how comfortable she feels there.
If one name is synonymous with fashion imagery it's Vogue, the magazine bought by publisher Conde Montrose Nast in 1909 and still owned by the company bearing his name.
James HOGG'S 19th century Scottish novel, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of A Justified Sinner, will be known to most Herald readers, despite the fact that the book was initially published anonymously, and was hugely neglected during Hogg's lifetime.
The raison d'etre of Jacobean comedies is for their characters to romp around the houses in lengthy perambulations of duplicitous intent en route to love, money or both.
It is almost two months until Scotland's capital city hosts the biggest arts festival on the planet, but here, in the charming city of Varna, on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, the summer theatre festival season has started in earnest.
From its opening spurt of jugular blood to its final train journey with special cargo in a wooden trunk, the National Theatre of Scotland's adaptation of Swedish horror movie (and John Ajvide Lindqvist's original novel) Let The Right One In remains remarkably faithful to its source material.
Interviewer: "Looking back at your life, what would you say had satisfied you most?" Man Ray: "I think...
I am in the outskirts of Amsterdam, looking for the studio of Dutch artist Krijn De Koning.
Sandy Nelson didn't intend to be a comedian, even if he did spend 14 years on the stand-up circuit.