Here’s a treat – this is a featured blog by Sarah Patrick of Postcard from Fife. A Fifer born-and-bred, Sarah blogs and tweets as Postcard from Fife to highlight her interesting finds – particularly food, music, festivals and vintage – so that others can discover what makes the area so special. Sarah, who tells us she is excited to be back living in the Kingdom after over 10 years in Edinburgh and London, recently
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Dunfermline Live, back on Saturday 18 October to rock Scotland’s ancient capital, has its best line-up yet. Festival favourites such as headliners Embrace, King Creosote, Eugene McGuinness, Hector Bizerk, Dexters and AMWF will perform alongside emerging talent such as The Merrylees, Vigo Thieves, Scary People, Neon Waltz, Modern Faces and The Moon Kids. This year the event presents a packed one day schedule of quality acts playing at six venues all
Highly recommended viewing is From Scotland with Love, a brilliant and inventive film project made by Virginia Heath using only Scottish film archive. The film, which was commissioned to mark the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer, features an orginal – and stunningly evocative – soundtrack by Fife’s Kenny Anderson, aka King Creosote. With neither voiceover nor subtitles, the perfectly edited footage covers themes of love, loss, family, work, politics, romance and fun
Much to be admired are those people who step around norms and pursue something with such thoroughness and devotion that it succeeds in the unlikeliest circumstances. Seventeen years ago singer songwriter Kenny Anderson launched Fence Records with what he calls ‘a healthy cynicism of all things music industry related’. He set up not in London but in the small coastal town of Anstruther and yet within five years the label