That shot of the Falkirk Wheel
View Large On Black Well, it had to be done. The last time I went to the beautiful and (I think) iconic structure that is the falkirk wheel, I went too early for proper darkness (it was summer) so I came back this week and had a proper go. This was taken with the recently acquired Nikon 17-70 lens, a pretty old lens that used to come bundled with the D70, but had actually turned out to be pretty good. After I took this shot I went back to the car and drove away... to find that the perimeter…
Rennie Mackintosh exhibition showcases work of influential Scottish architect
THE style of one of Scotland's greatest architects is set to be recognised at a new exhibition in London. Take a look at his iconic and less famous buildings here.
Glasgow is known for its tenements. These were the most popular form of housing in 19th and 20th century Glasgow and remain the most common form of dwelling in Glasgow today. Tenements are commonly bought by a wide range of social types and are favoured for their large rooms, high ceilings and original period features. The Hyndland area of Glasgow is the only tenement conservation area in the UK and includes some tenement houses with as many as six bedrooms. Like many cities in the UK…
Beautiful View of Glasgow Cathedral in Scotland
If you have 3 days in Glasgow, this guide will help you plan your time in the city. There are a lot of great things to do and see in this part of Scotland.
Beautiful Architecture in Glasgow, Scotland
This guide to visiting Glasgow covers everything from the big attractions to the under-the-radar highlights. It includes things to do, eat, and discover.
Feeling Like Harry Potter at the Glasgow Necropolis - Brendan van Son Photography
I was pleasantly surprised by Glasgow. It seemed to have an interesting vibe to it. Many people see Edinburgh as this fairytale city, which is great. But I thought of Glasgow as a gothic, almost medieval, cit. A city with great power and an intense mood. The stirring of the senses in Glasgow is inevitable. To […]
Guide to Glasgow's West End | The Creative Adventurer
To visit some of Scotland hipest shops and restaurants, we headed off to Glasgow's infamous Ashton Lane. Ashton Lane is a cobblestone backstreet in the West end lined with bars, restaurants and even a cinema. All of these places are housed in the old, brick houses that have stood on this street for ages.
IF you're a son or daughter of Scotland then our picture gallery of the country's history will warm your heart. Take a trip down memory lane and enjoy the incredible landmarks and events that shaped Scotland's history.
A Forgotten Museum in Glasgow Linked to what is now the University of Strathclyde
The College History Garden blog highlights resources on colleges that have closed, merged, or changed their names.
Old Photograph Maryhill Barracks Gates Glasgow Scotland
Old photograph of the gates to Maryhill Barracks in Glasgow, Scotland. These Scottish barracks were opened as Garrioch Barracks in 1872. Built to accommodate an infantry regiment, a squadron of cavalry and a battery of field artillery, it dominated the area which is now the Wyndford housing estate. The barracks replaced the previous Infantry Barracks at Duke Street in the East End of the city, which dated from 1795. Maryhill Barracks became the depot of the Highland Light Infantry, City of…