Time to panic? ‘Climate change scares me rigid’ says Mike Rivington, so all the more reason to act now.
Independence is far from guaranteed and big issues such as currency are unresolved but Scotland’s chances of (re)joining the EU as a member state have improved.
The Corbenic Community in Perthshire, home to people with learning difficulties, is a special place too for poets, sculptors – and the rest of us
Children, angry and scared about climate change, might be more rational than adults criticising them: Quan Nguyen, a member of Extinction Rebellion Scotland, makes the case for emotional engagement.
‘The challenge with setting ambitious targets is that parliament can be judged, not just on whether or not it is meeting these targets, but on the effectiveness of the reforms they are implementing.’
‘The foundational reality of British democracy is that the winner takes all. This reality cannot be reconciled with the current national crisis in which everyone, ultimately, must lose something.’
Hence in the same sense that ‘Brexit means Brexit’ is a meaningless statement (without defining Brexit), then so too would ‘Independence means Independence’ be.
“It’s terrifically rewarding to think a recently written poem by a 71 year old can be a winner.” Cynthia Kitchen digs into the childhood memories which inspired her award winning poem.
Those derelict buildings? Those fire-razed sites? What’s the city plan? Professor Johnny Rodger and DJ Jim Gellatly have a provocative suggestion for Glasgow.
Then I’ll do the lights, fill the lamp with oil,Get coal from the shed, water from the well;Pluck and draw pigeon, with crop of green foilThis your good supper from the lime-tree fell. Lynette Roberts Poetry has played an important role in the history of Wales. From the medieval courts, to the ongoing National Eisteddfod […]