Monthly Archives: December 2009

Cinematic Hogmanay

Hogmanay has a lot of cinematic connections in Scotland; here’s just two of them – one happy, one sad. On 31st December 1934, the Paramount cinema in Renfield Street opened, to a huge fanfare.   The main foyer had an … Continue reading

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Going on holiday to Partick

From Rambles Round Glasgow, by Hugh Macdonald, 1880: The village of Partick is romantically situated on the banks of the Kelvin. Partick altogether has a pleasant half-rural aspect, while the reputed salubrity of its air and its vicinity to the … Continue reading

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The church’s halo has slipped a bit…

… but then it is a bar and nightclub these days, so perhaps not that surprising.

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Snowy journey home

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Random Christmas Pics

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This isn’t just *any* floppy disk…

…this is a University of Glasgow Floppy Disk (and an Educational one at that!)  

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From the depths of a filing cabinet…

Having a bit of a clearout in the IT office… Amazing what random stuff turns up! See the full gallery on Posterous

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