Anna & Mike
Anna and Mike visited Edinburgh for a week and fell for the city instantly. They went back home to Stockholm, packed their car and arrived in Leith without
When Bob returned from a stint in West Africa he casually took on a taxi until he figured out what to do. Three decades later he's still driving passengers
David learned his trade at Le Caprice in London. He returned to Scotland and ran Fitzhenry's and his own Rogue, both Michelin starred on his watch.
Gavin is one of the greatest players in the history of the Scottish national rugby team, and is affectionately known in the country as 'Big Gav'.
Holly & Lynsey
Holly Campbell and Lynsey Miller founded fashion and accessory label Totty Rocks in 2004. Two years later they opened their own boutique
I got into joinery as soon as I left school. The wonderful thing about the job is to have the skills to bring old things back to life. We live in a society where nothing
"Edinburgh was one of the most active volcanic places in Europe. There is a sense of constant transformation about it all. James Hutton, one of the giants
"Both mine and my husband's grandfathers came from the same tiny Italian village in the Abruzzi Mountains in the 1920s as young lads.
Nick made Edinburgh his home in the mid-1990s. A decade later, still feeling he was only fl oating on the surface of Scotland, he went boat-hitching
In the 1980s Tim swapped his native Northumberland for Leith, the Edinburgh harbour behind the cult hit-film of the 1990s, Trainspotting
Trendy Wendy, co-owner of The Street bar and host of numerous club nights including the long running Tackno and the Playgirl Mansion nights
Unlike other British cities, Glasgow draws its influences from cities like Chicago, San Francisco and grand European capitals – the geometric grid
I came here in 1990, just as Glasgow was celebrating its year as European City of Culture. I got British Rail to lend us an empty underground space
Harry is now part of the team at the Riverside Museum but we caught up with him just before heleft the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery.
My relationship with Glasgow begins through family roots. We lived in Kilmarnock but I used to come to Glasgow to see my grandmother.
I grew up in Carnwadric, a council estate on the south side. It was a bit rough at times, but without that experience I wouldn't have half the ideas
From studying Politics, French and Art History at Glasgow University to brewing lagers and wheat beers on Glasgow Green, Bavarian Petra Wetzel is thinking