Quotes of the Week

3rd August 2012 at 01:00

"WWOOOWW! that was such an incredible birthday night!"

The young Scottish sailor Callum Airlie's Twitter update after helping light the Olympic cauldron alongside six other young British athletes. The ceremony took place on his 17th birthday.

"They said no one would know what a haggis was."

BBC Scotland news presenter Sally Magnusson reveals why some publishers in London rejected her first children's book, due to be published by Edinburgh's Black and White.

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