Features Writer And Columnist

Over the last 20 years I've worked in a variety of areas for media organisations including the Herald & Evening Times, the Guardian, the BBC and the German newspaper Die Welt. I now primarily write features, columns and leaders for the Herald and Herald and Sunday.

Latest articles from Marianne Taylor

Arisaig and the most beautiful sunsets in Scotland

OF all the sunsets I’ve been lucky enough to catch during my travels around Scotland, none has been more beautiful than the dramatic reds, purples and golds over the Small Isles and Skye, seen from Arisaig.

Stromness - The beautiful Orkney town full of life and soul

Even as you approach Stromness you can tell it is a special place. Beautiful Hamnavoe Bay and the steep, winding old passageways and terraces of the town above draw you in immediately. Indeed, there are stunning vistas around every corner in Orkney’s second biggest settlement.