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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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Department of Living In The Future

OK, so it’s no jetpack or flying car, but if you’d told me just a few years ago that in order to give a presentation, I didn’t have to lug a laptop around, but could just use my phone (!) … Continue reading

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Glasgow Police Boxes

Way back in 2004 or so, while playing with this newfangled thing called ‘making a webpage’, I put together a wee photo list of all the surviving police boxes on Glasgow’s streets (I like lists; I’ve got one of those … Continue reading

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Reboot

Welcome back. If you’re reading this, you’ve successfully located my blog in its new, WordPress hosted location. I was previously on a Posterous blog, which was rather nice, but while playing around with WordPress discovered its rather lovely iPad-friendly mobile … Continue reading

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