Words & Photos by Caroline Finn Creativity is a great way to share stories and ideas. And over the next two years Clydesider is offering free creative storytelling sessions to local community groups. This spring we teamed up with 13 participants from Neighbourhood … [Read more...] about Creating Stories
Words and Photos by James Duncan Nature is declining at an unprecedented speed. Whenever I speak to naturalists of my own generation, an almost universal pessimism about the future prevails. They see all too clearly just how much wildlife we have lost in the past few … [Read more...] about Nature In Crisis, How Can We Help?
Words by Steven Hastings Photos by Chris McCaughey & by project participants They say a picture paints a thousand words, it can also tell you about the past. I am a member of Stepping Stones, a mental health charity for West Dunbartonshire. Earlier this year we were … [Read more...] about Pictures of Our Past
By Pat Gibbons‘ daughter, Patricia Illustrations by his granddaughter Susan Laws Artwork Photos by Jim Stevens Every reporter longs for that dream assignment. This issue, Clydesider’s editor sent me on one of mine. My mission - to interview the team of volunteers at … [Read more...] about Bankie Talk: A Personal Reflection
By Jenny Watson The great banana bread trend during the lockdown of 2020 inspired many budding bakers, however, it was a pineapple upside-down cake that captured the curiosity of teenager Hugh Kelso. “Hugh was looking through one of my old recipe books from school one day, … [Read more...] about Value in Volunteering: Hugh the Baker