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Shop local in Dunfermline this Christmas!

It may be a tad smaller than Liberty’s of London or Saks in New York, but Art Room 59‘s beautifully styled, festive window display is Dunfermline’s own signal that the Christmas shopping season is well and truly underway. Owner Ruth Walls always has a fantastic range of present ideas at this time of year so it is a great place to start ticking things off your list. Unique present ideas,

Breathing life back into Bannockburn House

by Caroline Copeland   When Bannockburn House was put up for sale at the beginning of this year, the local Community Council was quick to approach the owner with the idea of opening the house up to the local community. An open day was proposed, and for the first time in living memory, the people of Bannockburn were to be able to see the inside of the house. Steeped in

Avocodo Sweet welcomes Caroline Copeland as new guest contributor

We are delighted that Caroline Copeland will be joining us to contribute occasional features to Avocado Sweet. Caroline describes herself as living many lives in one and has a varied career as a writer, book historian, publisher, and lecturer in publishing education. She has written on subjects as diverse as the publication of early 20th century female novelists to the Peacocks of Pittencrieff Park. Caroline has lived in London, Devon,

From ducks to peacocks: new Dunfermline book inspired by Boston trip

Dunfermline author Caroline Copeland was much struck on a trip to America by the way a children’s book about the ducks in Boston Public Gardens is used to promote the city. Make Way for DucklingsĀ is available at every bookshop and tourist attraction in the area and its characters have been immortalised in bronze (below). Caroline thought how much more beautiful Dunfermline’s famous peacocks and Glen were than their Boston counterparts