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Mark Smith

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I write features, reviews, and comment on a range of subjects, though my particular interest areas are popular culture and television. I write a column about TV in the Arts magazine of The Herald every Saturday and I also edit obituaries (obituaries@theherald.co.uk).

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  • For the past two years, a restoration project has been ongoing at Abbotsford, Scott's home in the Borders, and yesterday it was un- veiled ahead of the official reopening by the Queen next week.

    The mission for the team behind the £11.6million project was to restore the house near Melrose to the glory days when Scott lived there 200 years ago but also to res- tore the novelist's reputation and remind everyone of his extraordinary worldwide fame and his contribution to modern Scotland.

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Mark Smith

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Feature writer
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