It’s difficult to miss Doug Cairns, with his bright patterned shirt and unmistakable pink glasses.
He was Australia’s greatest poet who spent years in Inverness in the 1960s and was one of 2000 descendants of a Scottish immigrant couple who settled in rural New South Wales in 1848.
From Sassoon and Owen to Thomas and Rosenberg, the work of wartime poets is widely recognised as some of the most powerful poetry in existence.
He was one of Scotland’s greatest - but shyest - poets.
Emotions ran high during a tribute evening for a poet who worked with a young David Bowie before carving his own legacy in the north-east.
A Moray pub is holding a musical tribute evening to an "unassuming" regular who never once boasted about having worked with some of the world's most famous musicians.
MP for Gordon, Alex Salmond, reflects on what he describes as one of the better decisions he made while the top man at Holyrood. The former First Minister praises the poet, Liz Lochhead, whom he appointed ‘Makar’ or National Poet.
A poem penned by a famous Moray wordsmith will be beamed across some of Scotland's most famous landmarks to celebrate St Andrew's Day.