Sentinel Works, Glasgow

The Sentinel factory in Polmadie, Glasgow is the earliest reinforced concrete building in Scotland, built in 1903-04 by Archiebald Lietch and designed […]

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Black Lives Mattered to David Dale

Stewarton’s most famous son, David Dale was a leading Scottish industrialist, merchant, and philanthropist. An excellent book entitled David Dale, A Life […]

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Earlsferry

We will not move all night and all day You’ll hear the CMO say But she’ll go to Earlsferry Earlsferry Earlsferry Earlsferry, […]

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I Wish I Was in Stewarton

Here’s my version of the great Billy Connolly song ‘I Wish I was in Glasgow’.   Oh, I wish I was in […]

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The old Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow

I’ve been studying the revival of the Gothic tradition as part of my Open University Degree Course, Discovering the arts and humanities […]

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Steward’s Enquiry

Rod slightly strains his neck as he stares up at the screen in the corner of the bookmakers’ shop.  He doesn’t want […]

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Last Train?

A forsaken copy of the Racing Post brushed against his size 12 black brogue shoes as it made its way along the […]

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For The Many Not The Few

It’s 17 years now since I last shared a platform with Jeremy Corbyn MP, I recall it well. It was in Manchester […]

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Tour of Britain 2019

This year’s Tour of Britain cycle road cycle race started in Glasgow City Centre and after a brief tour of some of […]

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