Tag Archives: Glasgow

The River Clyde Walkway in Glasgow

Twenty-one bridges span the Clyde in central Glasgow. It takes approximately 2 1/2 hours to walk the Heritage Trail between the first and the 21st bridges. I just walked the trail between two of these bridges and crossed both of … Continue reading

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About that dancing along the Clyde…

Well, after posting that story about the dancers on the river Clyde in Glasgow the other day (see here) I decided to take a look at some of the other pictures I took that day, including about another half-dozen that … Continue reading

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MM 3-23 Dancing along the River Clyde in Glasgow

I was walking along the River Clyde in Glasgow one Sunday during our recent trip to Scotland and came across this scene. There were lots of other people walking along just like me. And some were on bikes. And some … 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 Kelvingrove  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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Back to Glasgow from Skye

We got back on the A87 after our view of the Cuillin at Sligachan (see previous posting) and in a few minutes we were across the Skye Bridge and back on the mainland heading for Glasgow. But the route we … Continue reading

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