Susan Welsh

Features writer based in the P & J Inverness office. I cover a wide variety of topics across the region and beyond including property stories, food and drink, entertainment, lifestyle and human interest.
News Feature

Sea of grief over Iolaire – 100 years on from the tragedy

January 2, 2019

Malcolm Macdonald’s father had been harbouring a dark secret for years. One he chose to share with his son when he was 10. The secret was that his father, also called Malcolm Macdonald, had drowned in the Iolaire tragedy, one of the darkest days in Britain’s naval wartime history.


Modern detached home in Sutherland has wow factor

September 5, 2018

Having a home with a turret is a bit of a status symbol. They are often associated with castles and tower houses, although Victorian builders were also fond of including a corner turret when building a home designed to impress.


World pipers gather for blast from past

August 30, 2018

The stage is set for Inverness to host two world-class piping competitions this week as hundreds of pipers from as far afield as Canada, America, New Zealand, Australia and Europe descend on the city for two days.