Journalist, award-winning travel blogger, & expat Scot in the USA (also known as Katie). Experienced in writing features on everything from education and politics to arts, culture, and travel.
Earlier this year, Laetitia Vançon’s documentary photo series depicting life in the Outer Hebrides went viral.
After half a century, it’s safe to say that Doune Braes Hotel, on the west side of Lewis, has become a beloved fixture in the local community.
“We’re a rural location and an island location, so we very much have to depend on our own devices to take matters forward."
It was January 2016 when Gemma Paterson received the phone call that would change her life as she knew it.
The freedom I had as a child gives my memories the filter of a fairy tale.
American singer-songwriter Kyle Carey spent her early years in Alaska, grew up in New Hampshire and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York – yet to hear her speak Gaelic, you could be forgiven for thinking she was an islander.
Visitors to the Hebrides looking for a real taste of island life need look no further than Ness in Lewis, the location of Donald ‘Sweeny’ Macsween’s croft tourism venture, Air an Lot.
More and more British footballers are moving 'across the pond' to play in the USA – and among them are two island players making a name for themselves in the American soccer world.
The Midnight Rose is a true luxury yacht, the kind you expect to see on the French Riviera, with glittering celebrity parties taking place on deck as the sun goes down.
I met my husband at a street food stall in China.
When I moved to America to get married, I thought I knew what to expect – but I was in for a few surprises, and none more so than in the realm of weddings.
Almost 50,000 runners from around the world started the New York City Marathon yesterday morning (November 6th), pounding the pavements for 26.2 miles through the city’s five boroughs – and one of them was Western Isles Police Officer Louise Henderson.
Artist and writer Nick Abadzis talks to Katie Macleod, one of his neighbours in America, about how he came to retell the story of Laika.
"It's home. As any islander knows, no matter where you live, your true home is on the
island,” says author Kevin MacNeil about returning to Lewis for Faclan, the Hebridean Book Festival at An Lanntair.