1000 Hills Distillery - Kigali, Rwanda

by Sara Parkin on 12th December 2017 in Talking Whisky, Other stuff

In my self-appointed role as scout for distilling talent in unexpected places, w...

In the Doldrums with the Fishes

by Carl Reavey on 17th November 2017 in Other stuff

After eleven days of racing and 3,000 miles of ocean in the Transat Jacques Vabr...

Join Phil and Pablo in a Dram as they cross the equator!

by Carl Reavey on 14th November 2017 in Other stuff

The epic Transat Jacques Vabre yacht race from Le Havre in France to Salvador de...

We Made It: Cheesemaker James Montgomery

by theartsdesk on 10th October 2017 in "We Made It", Other stuff

James Montgomery is a difficult man to pin down. When I first call to arrange an...

Preparing to sail the TJV - France to Brazil

by Carl Reavey on 9th October 2017 in Other stuff

Phil Sharp and the team from PS Racing are busy preparing for the 13th edition o...

We Made It: Bespoke bike-builder Jake Rusby

by theartsdesk on 27th September 2017 in "We Made It", Other stuff

I’m standing in a workshop in South London, surrounded by lumbering machinery,...

"Whiskies Galore" by Ian Buxton

by Carl Reavey on 15th September 2017 in Other stuff

Drinks writer Ian Buxton’s latest book is cheekily titled “Whiskies Galore...

Bruichladdich Woodcuts on Show at Royal Scottish Academy

by Jane Carswell on 14th September 2017 in Other stuff

Our printmaker friend, Jono Lloyd, has had his print of the mashtun at Bruichlad...

Phil Sharp wins European Trophy

by Carl Reavey on 7th September 2017 in Other stuff

Speaking to Bruichladdich, Phil says: "It is really pleasing for the whole team,...

The Rolex Fastnet Race

by Carl Reavey on 1st August 2017 in Other stuff

The Fastnet is one of the world's most famous, or infamous, ocean yacht races. ...

'IMERYS' Crew looks ahead to the Rolex Fastnet

by Carl Reavey on 1st August 2017 in Other stuff

'PS Racing' will be sailing the Fastnet with a crew of four aboard 'Imery...

On Board with the Great Islay Swim

by Jane Carswell on 31st July 2017 in Other stuff

We joined the support boat for the Sound of Islay leg of the ‘Great Islay Swim...

Swimming round Islay? Seriously?

by Carl Reavey on 27th July 2017 in Other stuff

US swimmers and members of "The Explorers Club" Johny, Justin and Chad called in...

We Made It: Coracle Maker Malcolm Rees

by theartsdesk on 25th July 2017 in "We Made It", Other stuff

The coracles of South West Wales have changed little since pre-Roman times. Juli...

Spinnaker Down

by Carl Reavey on 19th July 2017 in Other stuff

Phil Sharp reports from "Imerys".   "Early this morning we had a big incident w...

All to sail for...

by Carl Reavey on 14th July 2017 in Other stuff

After almost six days of racing Phil Sharp and Corentin Douguet crossed the fini...

Second place in race to Azores

by Carl Reavey on 10th July 2017 in Other stuff

 After a 1,270 nautical mile first leg of the Les Sables/Horta/Les Sables race,...

Imerys in Second place approaching the Azores

by Carl Reavey on 6th July 2017 in Other stuff

Day five of the Les Sables/Horta/Les Sables race in the Class 40 chmpionship and...

Sharp to start 'Les Sables' race on Sunday

by Carl Reavey on 30th June 2017 in Other stuff

Race to Azores Starts this Sunday...

"Black Art" win the 2017 Beach Rugby tournament

by Carl Reavey on 13th June 2017 in Other stuff

Bruichladdich "Black Art" won the 2017 Beach Rugby tournament held Saturday June...

Phil Sharp leads in Normandy Channel Race

by Carl Reavey on 16th May 2017 in Other stuff

Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde are leading the Normandy Channel Race as they roun...

Win a bottle of Black Art 5!

by Carl Reavey on 1st May 2017 in Other stuff

The yachtsmen competing in the Normany Channel Race have now been at sea for fou...

We Made It: Candle Maker Ted Thompson

by theartsdesk on 24th April 2017 in "We Made It", Other stuff

Providing the Jacobean glow for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Glo...

The PS Racing Energy Challenge

by Carl Reavey on 6th April 2017 in Other stuff

We have now been supporting the ocean racing yachtsman Phil Sharp and the team a...

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