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Faith & The British: Pt 10 - St Mungo's, Glasgow

Far north in the city of Glasgow, stands St Mungo’s Cathedral, a stunning example of Gothic Architecture from Scotland, and a rare intact example, so we couldn’t resist the temptation to visit and explore… 1,360 more words


Commonwealth Games 2014 - Triathlon Mixed Relay

Photographs of the event

The Triathlon Mixed Relay was scheduled to begin at 12.30, so I walked to Strathclyde Park in North Lanarkshire to catch some of the action.  258 more words


Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - Opening Ceremony

I want to start by saying: WOW. Despite the chronic Glaswegian moaning on both Facebook and Twitter, I have absolutely loved the buzz surrounding the Commonwealth Games and in particular, the opening ceremony. 857 more words


Glasgow Getting Ready for the Commonwealth Games

On the way home from work this evening I went up to George Square in Glasgow to see the activities in the main square in the City. 250 more words


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #14 mtDNA lineup of my Scottish Roots

My mtDNA includes this lineup of females:

Margaret Laidlaw 1870-1963 Cambusnethan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

Catherine Smith 1844-1938 Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Margaret Hepburn 1813-1893 Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland… 108 more words

Elusive Ancestor Hunter

Let's write history or rewrite history.

Warning: I had a bad day when I wrote this :)

I watched a couple of T.V. documentaries on the independence referendum. The BBC’s for richer or poorer was exactly what you would expect. 1,194 more words


Independent what? Yawn...

It might be the beer or early mornings but the independence thing has me yawning. I am really passionate about there being a Scotland, but even I am getting bored with the rehashing of the same old nonsense. 1,149 more words