Monthly Archives: August 2016

MM 3-20 The Back Road to Dayton from Virginia City

Leanne Cole’s theme this week for her Monochrome Madness Challenge is Road. I have decided that my entry this week should be a monochrome version of a photo I took way back in late October of 2007 during a week-end … Continue reading

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Kate and Charles and Glasgow’s Willow Tea Rooms

At the end of the 19th century a group of designers who studied arts and crafts at the Glasgow School of Art started a variation of the Art Nouveau Movement that has become known as the Glasgow Style. The group … Continue reading

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MM 3-19 The Oldest Pub in Glasgow

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express on Stockwell Street during our visit to Glasgow a couple of months ago. Next door to our hotel is the Scotia Bar, considered by many to be the oldest pub in Glasgow. This … Continue reading

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The Number One Thing to Do in Glasgow

According to Trip Advisor, the number one thing to do in Glasgow is to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. We visited the KelvingroveĀ  one day in May and I took a zillion photos but for this posting I … Continue reading

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MM 3-18 The West Court of Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum

Well, I have decided to go back to our visit last May to The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for one more Monochrome Madness Challenge entry. This week’s submission is a photo I took of the museum’s West … Continue reading

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The Glasgow Boys in Kelvingrove

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow is the home for a large collection of paintings by a group of artists known as the Glasgow Boys. The group by and large were anti-establishment when they were young, turning their … Continue reading

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MM 3-17 Women of Fishermen

My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge is a photo I took while visiting the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow a couple of months ago. The marble sculpture entitled Women of Fishermen (“Femmes de Pecheurs”) was created … Continue reading

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