Tag Archives: Glasgow

Glasgow and people 

A hundred and fifty years ago Glasgow was the second city of the empire A centre of heavy industry such as shipbuilding and textile manufacture A centre of design, typified by the Glasgow architecture. But a century or so later Glasgow … Continue reading

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Back in the UK after 17 years

It’s been 17 years since I visited the UK December 1999 A cold wet winter of long nights and freezing days. This trip its summer and the days are long, damp and cool. Not all the different from the Australian … Continue reading

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