Category Archives: Urban Regeneration

Noches exhuberanti

In Glasgow you get two kinds of audiences. Tough and tougher. Tucked snugly off the right side of Sauchiehall Street the Glasgow Film Theatre is used with showing the best of world cinema, to engaged and engaging audiences. So I … Continue reading

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Fortune Favours

I made a friend today.  Or, truth be told, I had the great pleasure of seeing a good chunk of like minded peoples’ efforts rewarded, there dreams filling out – not exactly coming to fruition, but putting out enough light … Continue reading

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High Society

I’ve not said much for a while on here. For once, I observe this with a complete absence of blogger apologia. I have been, it gives me great pleasure to say, busy. Not that that’s anything new – with two … Continue reading

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Beaten well

This weekend the world shifted Enough for Byres Road to stop Like it hasn’t for more years Than the drum hasn’t stamped summer With Glasgow Sun. I don’t know how it is to have a Gee Cee Cee official tell … Continue reading

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Stuck in the middle with yew

It’s pretty difficult, and not a little disturbing to imagine life in our house without the wonderful work of Julia Donaldson, author of the Gruffalo, the Gruffalo’s Child and a whole host of classic children’s texts besides.  So a live … Continue reading

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What goes in sometimes stays in

What goes in stays in sometimes The Merchant City Festival began on Thursday.  For around four days, the square mile or so of Glasgow between George Square and Glasgow Cross is filled with markets, street theatre, music and art. This … Continue reading

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