Tag Archives: Glasgow

Glasgow – days 3 and 4

So our trip to Glasgow has come to an end. Because day three was so action packed and we didn’t hit our pillows until one o’clock with a six thirty alarm I’ve combined two entries to a bumper edition. As … Continue reading

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Glasgow – day one

So here we are. Glasgow. A city en fete. Party central. Grey and a dollop or two of rain. It’s warm and perfect conditions for the marathon. I’m starting this post in bed in our hotel, set in the rolling acres … Continue reading

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Another time, another place

People know the Angel of the North, that scary be-winged man that startles the unsuspecting motorist on his way north, but I’m not sure how many people have made it around Liverpool to Crosby Beach and three kilometres of sculpture. … Continue reading

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Dear Green Place aka Glasgow

For those who have visited down the years, and for those who have only seen it as the gritty and grim backdrop to thrillers and crime stories, Glasgow’s nickname would come as something of a surprise. It does have its … Continue reading

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