By the Armchair Philosopher “Whatever you're happiest doing!” is a phrase many of my friends have cheerily used in the strange new times and strange new world we are forced to embrace. My friends, relatives and acquaintances are well intentioned: Whatever YOU are happiest … [Read more...] about Whatever You’re Happiest Doing!
Dominique Di Santo, 30, is a swimming teacher from Dumbarton. He started volunteering with Friends of Dumbarton Foreshore during lockdown and is a regular on their local litter picks. “I was doing litter picks by myself and putting photos up on Facebook to show … [Read more...] about Value in Volunteering – Dominique Di Santo
by Mary Irvine I’ve just finished listening - again - to an EP of four new songs from accomplished singer/songwriter and ‘Bankie’, Jim Byrne. Four very different tracks. Most people will relate to the theme of loss and remembrances in ‘The Yellow Clock’, the theme of true … [Read more...] about Reader Recommendations – 4 Country & Folk Songs Review
Linnvale residents are calling time on litter bugs and turning their community into a haven for wildlife. A spring litter pick as the country eased out of lockdown saw 30 residents collect waste along Strauss Avenue and beside the canal. The group has since cleared the … [Read more...] about Linnvale Litter Pickers
Community groups in Alexandria are on a mission to create a green heritage corridor through Alexandria. The initiative will see a community orchard, raised beds, flowers and soft fruit areas planted to create a green space from the Fountain to the tow path. There are also … [Read more...] about Alexandria Goes Green