Roddy Martine - Author, Journalist, Broadcaster

E-Mail: roddy@roddymartine.com

Honorary Sponsor: American Scottish Foundation, NEW YORK

Keeper of the Quaich, 1996.

Master of the Quaich, 2006.

 

RODDY MARTINE was born in Kuching, Sarawak, of Scottish parentage, and educated in England and Scotland. He contributes on a regular basis to a wide range of newspapers and periodicals throughout the United Kingdom. He is the author of over twenty books.

 

BOOKS

Asterisk * indicates publications in print.

* Tichowana The Bush Baby - A Tail of Three Continents. Roddy Martine - Feb 2018

* Haunted Scotland. Birlinn - September 2010

* This Too Shall Pass - Reflections on East Lothian. Birlinn - April 2009

* The Secrets of Rosslyn. Birlinn - August 2006/2008/2009

* Scorpion on the Ceiling - A Scottish Colonial Family in South East Asia. Librario, 2005

* Contributor to: History of the New Club (Edinburgh).Edited by Morris McCrae. Tuckewell Press, 2004.

Supernatural Scotland . Robert Hale, January 2003

* The Caledonian Hotel - 100 Years The Most Famous Hotels in the world, Spring 2003 visit www.famoushotels.org

*Anatomy of The New Scotland
- Power Influence and Change.
(contributor)
Edited by Gerry Hassam and Chris Warhurst. Mainstream Publishing. 2002.

*Contributor to Burke's Landed Gentry - Scottish Volume 2001.
To contact: www.burkes-landed-gentry.com

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo - A History. Robert Hale, June 2001.

*Living in the Highlands - with Leslie Astaire and Eric Ellington .Thames & Hudson Spring 2000.

*The Swinging Sporran Birlinn paperback 2008

*The Swinging Sporran, Revised edition, St. Andrews Ball, 2000

 The Swinging Sporran (with Andrew Campbell) - First Publishied 1973.

The Swinging Sporran (2nd edition) - Paul Harris Publishing, 1980.

The Swinging Sporran (3rd edition) - Michael Joseph, 1988.

The Swinging Sporran (paperback edition) - Penguin 1990.

The Swinging Sporran (paperback edition) - Penguin 1996.

*Contributor to Scottish Childhood II - Harper Collins. 1998.

*Time Exposure - The Life of Brodrick Haldane, Photographer 1911-1996. Arcadia Books January 1999.

Reminisences of Eishken - A Hebridean Sporting Estate - The 1987 Partnership. 1999

*Single Malt Scotch - Michael Friedman Publishing Group Inc, NEW YORK. Photography: Bill Milne. 1997.

*The Compact Guide to Edinburgh - Insight Publications, 1997.Revised 2010

*Scotland - The Land and the Whisky (photographs by Patrick Douglas Hamilton) - John Murray in association with the Keepers of the Quaich, 1994.

The Vauxhall Guide to the North of Scotland - 1991.

The Shell Guide to the Lowlands & Borders of Scotland(Edited by John Julius Norwich) - Michael Joseph, 1989.

The Scots Connection - Royal Mail/ Scottish Post Office Board, 1989.

Living in Scotland (with Lesley Astaire & Fritz von der Schulenberg) Thames & Hudson,1988.

Living in Scotland (Soft-back edition) Thames & Hudson, Christmas 1996/1999.

Revision of The Gleneagles Hotel history - 1988.

*Scottish Clan & Family Names - Arms, Origins and Tartans - Mainstream , 2009.

*Scottish Clan & Family Names - Arms, Origins and Tartans - Bartholemew, 1987.

Scottish Clan & Family Names - Arms, Origins and Tartans - Mainstream , 1992.

*Scottish Clan & Family Names - Arms, Origins and Tartans - Revised edition - Mainsteam, 1996. Reprinted 1998.

A Royal Tradition - The Queen and Her Family in Scotland. Mainstream, 1986.

Clans & Tartans - Spur Books, 1983.

Royal Scotland - Paul Harris Publishing, 1983.

Contributor to the Sloane Ranger Diary (Ann Barr & Peter York) Ebury Press, 1983.

Homelands of the Scots - Spur Books, 1981.

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EASY LISTENING TAPE

Whisky Galore (Songs, stories and secret tips on the world’s noblest spirit, with Bill Torrance and the Earl of Elgin. 1997

BLOG - Panalba - Scotland's Worldwide Community www.panalba.com


EXHIBITIONS

ROYALTY IN SCOTLAND - Major exhibition on one thousand years of Scotland’s Royal dynasties for Stirling FutureWorld - The Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling. June to October 1987

 

SCENES FROM A LIFE - by Roddy Martine August 2010


MAGAZINES AND PERIODICALS

Scotland Magazine - Contributing Editor 2001.
www.scotlandmag.com

The Keeper - The house magazine on The Keepers of the Qauich.

Caledonia -Associate Editor 1999 - 2000.

Connoisseur’s Scotland, Editor 1996 - 1997.

Scottish Business Achievements Award Souvenir, Editor, 1987-1992.

Blairgowrie Highland Games Souvenir, Editor 1987-1992.

Arts in Scotland - Editor, 1989 and 1990.

Scottish Life - The Scottish Hotels Magazine, Editor 1985- 1991.

Scottish Field, Editor 1976 - 1985.

Scotland - Formerly house magazine of the Scottish Council (Development & Industry); relaunched by Holmes McDougall Ltd in 1974. Responsible for name change to Business Scotland. Editor 1974 -1977.

Construction Technology - Assistant Editor 1969-1972; Editor, 1972-1974.



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COLUMNIST

Scottish Daily Mail - Roddy Martine's Scotland (Tuesday to Friday) October 1999 - October 2000

Edinburgh Evening News - Speaking up for the Over-Privileged , (Thursdays) October 1996 - October 1999

Scottish Daily Mail - Thorns from the Thistle, (Wednesdays) 1996 - 1999

Scottish Field - Restaurant Reviews, (Monthly) November 1997 - July 1999

Sunday Times Scotland - Cockburn’s Diary, June 1991 -February 1995.

The Scotsman - Boswell’s Diary, (Fridays) January 1997 - June 1997

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