The first time Alistair MacCallum performed in the land of his heritage, it felt like coming home. A lifetime of sights and sounds swirled around him as he stood behind Edinburgh Castle gates, dressed in a kilt he’d put on for the first time that morning and flanked by musicians from around the world.
It’s a typical Thursday morning and Eileen Bartel’s weekly masterclass is well underway in her makeshift sewing room at Angaston. The chatter flies quicker than a sewing machine needle as the assembled women use their collective wisdom to tackle matters of life and stitching.
DJ Dave Craker is unapologetic for marching to the beat of his own drum, or to be more precise, turntable. Hip hop has been a constant in Dave’s life for as long as he can remember, taking him to exhilarating heights and helping him make sense of his darkest moments.