Behind the scenes at the museum: an early look inside Dunfermline’s new landmark

There will be many better images to come of this fantastic new addition to Dunfermline’s cultural landscape, but we thought our readers would like an early glimpse of the interior of the Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries which is due to open in May 2017. As Kevan McLaughlin, Fife Council Property Services Technical Adviser and council Project Management for DCL&G, said at today’s media tour, ‘The journey to create a bespoke facility to showcase Dunfermline’s cultural and historic heritage has been

Writing & Film

Saddle up for Black Beauty at Adam Smith

It’s quite hard to imagine what Black Beauty might be like on stage but The Guardian gave this production by Red Bridge a glowing 5 stars and called it a ‘rollicking adaptation’ so it looks well worth checking out. Created by Andy Manley, Andy Cannon and Shona Reppe, the show blends storytelling, music and puppetry and is suitable for children aged six and over and their adults. Black Beauty is at Adam Smith on Saturday 28 January and 2.30pm. Tickets are £10.00

Food & Drink

Naked Bakery Rosyth – gluten free, raw and vegan

Naked Bakery describes its products as ‘naughty but kind’. The Rosyth-based bakery’s mission is to produce not only beautiful looking vegan baked goods but ones that taste delicious too so that no matter your allergies, intolerances or diet choice, you don’t have to miss out on treating yourself. Products, which include cupcakes, muffins and doughnuts as well as special orders for wedding cakes and birthday treats, are all 100% Vegan and most can be made gluten-free. The Naked Bakery is an online business and


Inkredible tattoos and the art of community policing

This Friday ten pupils from four Dunfermline schools will display their original tattoo designs at Fire Station Creative. Inkredible is a joint project by Dunfermline Community Policing Team, Tower House, Fife Council and four local tattoo studios. It is the brainchild of Dunfermline-based community officer PC Scott Morgan who, with a degree in interactive media and a diploma in graphic design, might have thought that he when joined the police, his creative days were behind him. However PC Morgan has been


Piccadilly Lilly, clothes & jewellery shop in Elie, Fife

A Christmas tree dress is such a simple but clever idea for this window display at Elie shop Piccadilly Lilly.  Mia Gonzalez-Noda, who opened the shop in July 2016, has friend and stylist Bridget Sneddon from Through the Looking Glass Events,  to thank for the window display. Since the age of 21, Mia, now 41 had wanted to own a clothes shop. With two young children it was the 70 mile commute to the Borders for a job in community