Crail Harbor in Scotland
Aberdour Castle in Easter Aberdour, Scotland
Hi, Readers. Thanks for popping in!
To piggy-back on my recent post about Elie, Scotland, today I want to make mention of a splendid farm shop located about a mile outside of the village, right off of A917. It was so splendid, in fact, that we made the hour and ten minute journey from Edinburgh two additional times!
When Mr. C and I travel, our basic routine is to eat the majority of lunches out, as we often spend our days driving and exploring. We prefer to cook breakfasts and dinners in (one of many reasons we always rent a home rather than stay in a hotel). Truthfully, it’s Mr. C who does most (okay, all) of the cooking, although I’m pretty good at drinking wine and cheering him along. We enjoy dining at home when we travel for a few reasons.
Forth Bridge and Forth Road Bridge in east central Scotland
Hi, Friends! I’m so glad you stopped by today. Hope you are having a lovely weekend.
I have been reflecting back on a few of the Scottish villages that Mr. C and I only saw a peek of but that someday deserve a second look. Elie is one of those places. I can’t help but feel that we somehow missed the boat on this one.
Located on the Firth of Forth in the East Neuk of Fife, Elie is a popular and picturesque seaside village that was established in the 16th century. It became a Burgh of Barony in 1589 and as such, was under the control of the Lairds of Ardross – landowners who held their estates directly from The Crown. The Lairds were in control of the town council and court and therefore, the villagers were dependent upon these men in matters of trade. (Burghs were abolished in 1975.)