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  • After Crail, the A917 hugs the east coast, traveling through the East Neuk of Fife, where one finds a string of ancient fishing villages from Anstruther, famous for its fish and chips; Pittenweem, known for its annual arts-and-crafts festival; and St. Monans, whose church, the Auld Kirk, has a sailing ship suspended from the ceiling, a nod to its maritime past.

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  • Meanwhile, Scottish food writer and cook Christopher Trotter will run a pop-up seafood restaurant during August's Pittenweem arts festival

    Pop-up restaurants: here today, gone tomorrow

  • In the middle of August there's also the Pittenweem arts festival in the East Neuk of Fife.

    The insider's guide to free arts

  • Even Ming Campbell lowered his sights from the finer points of international diplomacy to plead for the lobster fishermen of Pittenweem.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Customs at Kirkcaldy had come to Pittenweem, in the course of his official round of duty, with a considerable sum of public money in his custody.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • But Robertson, representing the noise they heard as a dispute or fray betwixt the Collector and the people of the house, the worthy citizens of Pittenweem felt themselves no way called on to interfere in behalf of the obnoxious revenue officer; so, satisfying themselves with this very superficial account of the matter, like the Levite in the parable, they passed on the opposite side of the way.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Place names such as Pitlochry and Pittenweem preserve a conjectural Pictish element “Pit-”, meaning a piece of land.

    The Picts (or Cruithne, or Albans): What's in a name?

  • The quiet in Pittenweem is deeper than it should be, even for a small Fife village by the sea.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • But there had been that night in Pittenweem, just after Christmas, beyond the Wall where the Fish-spores that fill the air in Prezzagard are few.

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  • When I visited the fishing community of Pittenweem in December, I pledged to restore national and local control over our fisheries.

    Howard on fishing


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