Folk for Roots

The Roots of Arran Community Woodland group held their AGM on the 15th July at The Altachorvie, followed by a musical evening hosted by Keith Robertson. An appreciative crowd listened to (and joined in with) many local musicians performing songs both traditional and modern, and the whole evening was a grand celebration of this fine …

Crafts on Arran

It is a great time to be involved in art and crafts on the island. In recent months, a new Crafts & Company Collective has sprung to life offering a craft club, workshops and a brand new monthly Arran Crafts Fayre. These events have been very well supported and much more is planned. Coral Smith …

Poem for August

Mirror In my mother’s house is the friendly mirror, the only glass in which I look and think I see myself, think, yes, that’s what I think I’m like. that’s who I am. The only glass in which I look and smile. Just as this baby smiles at the baby who always smiles at her, …