Reading My Way Around the World

Friday, 27 February 2015

The East Neuk of Fife

The harbour at Pittenweem

One of my favourite things about touring around folk clubs is that we go to out of the way places - not on the first call of the tourist trail.

We spent the weekend with some old friends and on Sunday we all headed out for a drive around The East Neuk of Fife - that's the East Nook, or East Corner of Fife for us non Scottish speakers.   

We visited several farm shops - they are so lucky to have so many of them - I only know of one in our area and it's about 50 miles from where I live.
I spotted this wee family of ducks out in the rain ...
Duck Art

It was a bit of a wild day - a spot of rain got onto my camera lens

We popped into another big farm shop place - at Cambo - where they have dozens of varieties of snowdrops - and a whole family of cheeky little piglets … like this wee fellow.
swathes of snowdrops at Cambo
One of hundreds of pastures of snowdrops -
someone spent a lot of time planting them. 
Dusk over May Island

Fabulous skies as dusk fell

And finishing up in St. Andrews….
Looking down to St Andrews

sunset on the church window

Flags at the Old Golf Course in St Andrews
A good time was had by all.


  1. Looks like a great place to go for the weekend, the snowdrops are lovely.

  2. Hi Fil - cold, but lovely photos of all things .. love the piglet - and St Andrews ... and the snowdrops!! Cheers Hilary

    1. It's a gorgeous part of Scotland Hilary ... but, yes, it was very cold lol

  3. I love those pictures, especially the last few. The piglet is very cute and the skies look very dramatic. :-)

    1. The piglets were so funny Click ... it took me ages to get one of them standing still long enough to get a picture. Thanks for visiting :)


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