The Vital Spark, Inverary

A clyde puffer sitting at a wharf with sea, rolling hills and sky in the background.
Inverary Day 77, The Vital Spark, ink and watercolour pencil on paper.

The Vital Spark is a key character in the Para Handy books by Neil Munro. The stories were used by BBC Scotland as the basis for their series called The Vital Spark. The Clyde puffer used as The Vital Spark in the series still sails on the Clyde.