Category Archives: Glasgow

Three Scottish Lochs and a Nuclear base in one day………………..

Last week I went up to Glasgow for a few days to stay with some very good friends who are kind enough to provide “lodgings” for the period of my stay (thank you Colin and Fiona). My three previous visits had … Continue reading

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Scotland Street Public School, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and a filthy wet day in Glasgow!

  Travelled up to Glasgow last Friday to visit friends with the idea of a “photography weekend” and a chance to get out into the wonderful Scottish countryside around Loch Lomond. Well, as they say “the best laid plans of … Continue reading

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It’s English, but not as you know it…………….. “ay up me duck”

In my many visits to Lithuania I have had discussions with both friends and professional colleagues about visiting the UK and the first thing they usually say is “I am going to London.” I then have to explain that London … Continue reading

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Please God, tell me I don’t have to wear this…………..

The poor innocent athletes representing Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow shortly will be required to wear the outfits in the photograph below. The athletes are pictured with the “artist / designer” of the uniforms. It is fair to say … Continue reading

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A Stop Off in the Lake District

On my recent trip from West Yorkshire to Glasgow I took the opportunity to stop off en route in the northern part of the Lake District at Ullswater Lake. Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, … Continue reading

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Scottish Independence……………..who gets to vote?

It would seem that Alex Salmond  has designated that all living things are allowed to vote on Scottish independence. As I meandered slowly along the River Kelvin taking photographs I came across the above tree with a “Yes” sticker attached … Continue reading

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Glasgow Visit for Foodies…………..continued

As a lover of good food and wine I usually take every opportunity to explore “delis” and wine shops whenever I visit a city or town. So on my recent trip to Glasgow I was taken to a cheese shop … Continue reading

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