Poem for December

So Many Summers by Norman MacCaig Beside one loch, a hind’s neat skeleton, Beside another, a boat pulled high and dry: Two neat geometries drawn in the weather: Two things already dead and still to die. I passed them every summer, rod in hand, Skirting the bright blue or the spitting gray, And, every summer, …

Music Matters in Lamlash

MUSIC MATTERS AT LAMLASH CHURCH HALL By the Rev. Lily McKinnon Research shows that people living with dementia (and their carers) can become isolated and disconnected from the outside world. This can lead to frustration, depression, and aggression. Being more active in participation with others in stimulating activities has an uplifting effect, calms people and …

Marine News

From John Kinsman, at St Monan’s Coastwatch, East Fife. Ship Transporting Live Fish Breaks Down The crew of a ship carrying live fish had to be rescued on Tuesday November 14th after the vessel broke down. The MVF Migdale with four persons on board got into difficulty close to Ardnamurchan point. The skipper dropped anchor at …