A group of Scottish nurses who worked in a local government hospital in Calcutta in the mid-19th century.
The disregarded lives and achievements of Scotswomen in colonial India are brought to light in new research from a 19th century graveyard in Kolkata.
Staying at home puts women at greater risk of health problems – cities need to change to encourage them to go outside.
In both Indian and Australian cities, cyclists who deliver goods and services have to take it slow.
Cycling is a low-cost and non-polluting way to make deliveries in congested cities. Slow cyclists should be recognised as good for the economy and environment, not treated like second-class citizens.
Kolkata and Scotland are both going to the polls this year.
Kolkata may seem a long way from the Scottish independence referendum, but on a recent journey to the subcontinent the author and creative writing professor Kirsty Gunn found inspiration to consider the…