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.

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.


Island living in a world of its own on Shetland

July 27, 2018

With more than 1,700 miles of stunning coastline, along with Lerwick’s dive boat activity, boat trips and record-breaking cruise traffic, it’s no surprise that Lerwick is a very busy harbour with yachts making a valuable contribution to marine tourism in Shetland.