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Old February 25th, 2012, 11:56 AM   #1381
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some more recent pics taken on my phone







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Old February 25th, 2012, 12:18 PM   #1382
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A couple of stiches will do some more I think


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Old February 25th, 2012, 07:14 PM   #1383
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Old February 25th, 2012, 08:07 PM   #1384
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this oden shot really has an american feel
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Old March 7th, 2012, 02:43 PM   #1385
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My brother emailed the above photo to me at the weekend. He took it from the old Borders bookshop looking along Gordon Street. It brought to mind the following piece by Bill Bryson in his book Notes From A Small Island:

'I remember when I first came to Glasgow in 1973...and being profoundly stunned at how suffocatingly dark and soot-blackened the city was. I had never seen a place so choked and grubby. Everything in it seemed black and cheerless. In the subsequent years Glasgow has gone through a glittering and celebrated transformation. Scores of old buildings in the city centre have been sandblasted and lovingly buffed, so that their granite surfaces gleam anew...'

You said it, Bill.

Glasgow - the city that washed its face.
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Old March 7th, 2012, 03:23 PM   #1386
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It's a beautiful city, no doubt. Would like to see some more of those green things in the centre though! (I know we have countless parks, i just like tree lined streets ).
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Old March 7th, 2012, 05:34 PM   #1387
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The view from Borders was great! Massive shame we can't get to it anymore. Imagine a couple of skyscrapers rising in the background of that shot.

Only 3 months till summer!
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Old March 7th, 2012, 09:48 PM   #1388
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It's a beautiful city, no doubt. Would like to see some more of those green things in the centre though! (I know we have countless parks, i just like tree lined streets ).
Definitely more trees, Gommsta. But if that ain't possible...



...then some water and a few wee boats...



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If the southern part of Glasgow city centre had canals instead of streets then I guess this would be the city's Rialto Bridge...


Imagine sailing beneath the Hielanman's Umbrella in a gondola?

Very surreal!
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Old March 7th, 2012, 10:55 PM   #1389
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It could happen! Global warmin's a-comin'...
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Old March 7th, 2012, 11:15 PM   #1390
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Only 3 months till summer!
Yes, SZJ.

I've been counting off the days.

I've been counting them off since the end of last summer, in fact.

Soon this will be a distant memory...


It will seem like a horrible dream implanted in our brains by an especially sadistic and vicious inhabitant of the nethermost regions of hell.
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Old March 8th, 2012, 01:19 PM   #1391
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Nice stuff Pious Fraud, I still remember Glasgow as being that black. I kinda miss it really

Anyway, here's a photo I took a few days ago.
It's about 4/5mb photo of some works down at the coop building place in Tradeston.
http://i.imgur.com/fqK91.jpg
Just a quick snap on a compact camera.....Glasgow is a very easy place to photo!

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Old March 8th, 2012, 03:14 PM   #1392
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here's a photo I took a few days ago.
It's about 4/5mb photo of some works down at the coop building place in Tradeston.
http://i.imgur.com/fqK91.jpg
Just a quick snap on a compact camera.....Glasgow is a very easy place to photo!
Good photo, freezepops.

Glasgow is made for black and white photography.

I'm sure some very atmospheric pics could be captured around the Cathedral/Necropolis area.

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Yes, I remember standing outside the Central Station as a kid and the entire building seemed like it had been carved out of a block of coal.

No wonder Bryson was stunned when he first saw Glasgow...

Glasgow Photographed From The Air (Circa 1970)


Dawn breaks over the city
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Nice stuff Pious Fraud, I still remember Glasgow as being that black. I kinda miss it really

Anyway, here's a photo I took a few days ago.
It's about 4/5mb photo of some works down at the coop building place in Tradeston.
http://i.imgur.com/fqK91.jpg
Just a quick snap on a compact camera.....Glasgow is a very easy place to photo!
That'll be the old Co-op building clock tower demolished then
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Old March 9th, 2012, 03:17 AM   #1394
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I went out and about last weekend with my camera set to monochrome will upload some soon
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That'll be the old Co-op building clock tower demolished then
Yeah completely gone I didn't see how bad it was after the fire but thought they were going to salvage that part for keeping.

Anyway...here's a photo of some works up Garnethill area last week.
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That'll be the old Co-op building clock tower demolished then
That is such a shame, I also had hoped that this front older part with the clock tower could be saved.

It is clear as the nose on our face that this fire was deliberate after sitting empty for many years.....
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Old March 12th, 2012, 03:09 AM   #1397
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A collection of shops street enertainers and street scenes







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Old March 14th, 2012, 10:46 PM   #1398
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Sorry really bad quality image from my phone as i was coming home and the other side of the river earlier, i noticed the Armadillo all lit up in green.

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Old March 14th, 2012, 11:10 PM   #1399
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BBC In Pictures: Admiral Fallow music video shot in Glasgow


'Scenes for the music video were filmed on Glasgow's streets'


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'A woman at a bus stop does her best to ignore the strange figure sharing the shelter with her'

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'A woman at a bus stop does her best to ignore the strange figure sharing the shelter with her'

I think this is a marvellous picture. It says so much about Glasgow and its people.

What the caption writer fails to realise is that there are actually parts of Glasgow where a person decked out like the fella above wouldn't even get a second look.

Love this city.
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