James Clerk Maxwell published his groundbreaking Theory of the Electromagnetic Field 150 years ago, a momentous event that would change all of our lives for ever. Fiona Armstrong investigates the life and discoveries of a genius, known as ‘the Scottish Einstein’. The Mens’ Shed movement started in Australia but is now sweeping across Scotland. Emma Baker visits Gallashiels to find out what all the fuss is about. For many of the men involved, becoming a ‘Sheddy’ has changed their lives. Finally, Fiona Armstrong heads to the moorland of the Borders to find out why the once common Black grouse has suffered a collapse in numbers.
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