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: June 2011
Time-travelling in Glasgow (without a Police Box)
It’s quite appropriate one of my recent blog posts was about Glasgow’s TARDIS-style police boxes, because this one is about a new way I’ve found to travel in time. The oddly named MakkaMappa is an app for the iPhone (and … Continue reading
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And then there were four: Titan Cranes of the Clyde
Both my grandfathers have links to shipbuilding on the Clyde; my maternal grandfather worked on the QE2, and many other ships; his speciality was working on propellar shafts. My paternal grandfather was a clerk in the yard at Greenock. Both … Continue reading
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