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 …

Writers, Artists and Other Reptiles

By Mary Irvine Budding young artist Andrew McEwan, from Levenvale Primary School, scooped a top prize in a national conservation competition. The Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust (ARC) asked youngsters aged 8-18 to paint, draw or write about 15 iconic Scottish species. These ranged from Scottish wildcats and red deer to great crested newts.  And …