Tag: glasgow

The games came to Glasgow and as with every festival and event the city put on its best party dress which made a memorable visit.

You have to hand it to Glasgow City Council, Scottish Government and generous benefactors to have this treasure trove of art open to all, without cost. Museums and galleries can create key moments for visiting children. Such moments can later inspire decisions based on that early childhood visit.

Another sequence of Pacific Quay on the Clyde, Glasgow this time shot using a very wide 12mm lens. This allows much more dramatic perspective and a fresh approach to anything with height eg. buildings. The first two photographs are reflections I noticed on the BIPP building’s glass windows.               …

On north side of the Clyde stands the old Finnieston crane (errected 1931) which was built to load steam locomotives onto ships during Glasgow’s industrial engineering prime. Glasgow sculptor George Wylie suspended a straw model locomotive from the hammerhead crane during the Glasgow Garden Festival of 1987. Somewhere in my film archive I have a …