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
Author Archives: Gordon Barr
I’ve not that long moved through to Edinburgh, so the forthcoming council elections will be my first in this city. Having got through the post the other day my first and to date only election communication/advert for the upcoming … Continue reading
Today, to celebrate the amazing contribution Verity Lambert made to creating and shepherding the world’s best TV programme, Doctor Who, fellow Who-buff Jon Melville and I visited the archives at Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Turns out Verity was given an … Continue reading
Just looking at my diary, and realising I have quite a busy time coming up with talks and presentations. Here are the current dates until the end of the year… The Crown Jewels of Maryhill – Thursday 10th October 2013, … Continue reading
Recently I was quoted in the Herald in an article about plans to remove Cessnock’s individual subway signs, amongst other changes in the modernisation of the system. Here’s the full text of what I wrote for future reference… The proposed … Continue reading
Looking at the calendar, I’ve got a busy couple of months coming up of giving talks and presentations. If you’ve not yet heard me going on at length about old cinemas, stained glass windows in Maryhill, or the exciting life … Continue reading
As it’s the end of the year, I’ve been thinking, as you do, idly over a glass of wine while sitting in the house where I grew up, of how to best help solve the world’s trickiest problems. And while … Continue reading