Aberdour Festival kicks off today

Aberdour Festival kicks off today

Aberdour Festival kicks off today and runs until Sunday 10 August. The first day of the festival opens the Great Grand Homecoming Hootenanny with Coaltown Daisys. Starting at 9pm y ...

A Village Affair – a shop full of treasure in Townhill, Dunfermline

A Village Affair – a shop full of treasure in Townhill, Dunfermline

Any shop that welcomes you and your dog in out of a rain and thunder storm and is happy for you to drip water all over the place as you look around is ok in our book. Other than th ...

Take a shower in a work of art

Take a shower in a work of art

Until now the humble shower curtain seems to have been overlooked by designers but a clever American company called Deny have transformed artists' illustrations into a wide range o ...

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2014 starts next week

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2014 starts next week

The always excellent Craft Scotland Summer Show 2014 gets underway in Edinburgh on 1 August. It's a chance to see top quality work and meet some very skilled craftsmen and women. P ...

Hotel, Boatel, Holiday Inn? Stay on a boat in the heart of Edinburgh

Hotel, Boatel, Holiday Inn? Stay on a boat in the heart of Edinburgh

The houseboats on the Thames in London or on the canals of Amsterdam are not something you'd expect to see in the centre of Edinburgh but tucked away in the Lochrin Basin is the Fo ...

Finding Vivian Maier: documentary released in UK

Finding Vivian Maier: documentary released in UK

We were very excited back in 2012 to bring you the fascinating story of Vivian Maier, the reclusive street photographer whose previously unseen work was discovered in a Chicago auc ...

Plans to restore Coco Chanel’s highland retreat approved

Plans to restore Coco Chanel’s highland retreat approved

Back in 2012 we ran a feature about proposals to turns the highland retreat shared by Coco Chanel and Hugh Grosvenor, the 2nd Duke of Westminster into a chic boutique hotel: those ...

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Take a shower in a work of art

Until now the humble shower curtain seems to have been overlooked by designers but a clever American company called Deny have transformed artists' illustrations into a wide range of home accessories such as shower curtains, duvet covers, cushions and coasters. The shower curtains aren't cheap, averaging aroun more ...

July 28, 2014 (0) comments

A Village Affair – a shop full of treasure in Townhill, Dunfermline

Any shop that welcomes you and your dog in out of a rain and thunder storm and is happy for you to drip water all over the place as you look around is ok in our book. Other than this kindness to wet strangers however, A Village Affair in Townhill, Dunfermline is worth a visit. Packed with a regularly refreshe more ...

July 30, 2014 (0) comments

The perfect Italian loaf – baked in Crossgates, Fife

Jock Sharp has slept for just four hours in the last two days. We caught up with  the joiner turned baker on Sunday at the Walled Garden near Kincardine and heard how the wonderful real breads he and his wife Fiona make at their bakery in Crossgates have found such an enthusiastic audience among the bread con more ...

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