Vale In Focus Photo Project

A photography project with a difference is starting in Alexandria this month and people who live or work in the Vale are invited to join. The free Community Voice photography workshops will give participants the chance to share their views of the area in both images and discussion. The eight-week project is a partnership between …

Making The News

At Clydesider Creative HQ we are celebrating not one, not two but three funding boosts. The extra cash will allow us to bring Creative Taster Cafes and Citizen Journalism training to West Dunbartonshire and get more people involved with the Clydesider community magazine. When we started setting up Clydesider a couple of years ago I …

Happiness

To mark National Poetry Day we thought we would share this beautiful poem submitted to Clydesider’s Issue 7 poetry competition by local poet, writer, historian and actor Bruce Biddulph. Enjoy! It’s there in smiles and welling tears we not long left behind It’s there still from the recent touch of intent simply kind. It’s there …

Happiness

Home Entertainment   In the garden, she cups petal fingers beneath the fluttering cherry tree. Pink snow, Granny!   Under a baby-blue sky, bunches parachute and drift. Nature’s confetti falls adagio on tissue-soft hair.   Later she holds her wee sister’s hand, swirls en pointe through my home. The radio’s tempo taps our toes.   …