Old buildings fan, ex-scientist, software dev, old cinemas buff, occasional boffin & cow-wrangler.
Too many books, too few bookshelves.
Co-Editor of @scottishcinemas and works at @archhfund
Monthly Archives: December 2009
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
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
… but then it is a bar and nightclub these days, so perhaps not that surprising.
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