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.   …

Clydesider Anniversary Celebrations

Words and Photos by Douglas Young Videos Courtesy of Tommy Crocket The Clydesider magazine celebrated it’s first anniversary on the 4th of November in Ben View community centre, where a packed house was entertained by local talent and supper was provided. Perhaps I should correct the date because in reality it’s utter nonsense. The community …