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The Devil Attacks in Glasgow in 1684

The minister for Easter Kilpatrick reports that the presence of a suspected witch in Glasgow Tolbooth led to the Devil attacking both Covenanters and their guards in March and April, 1684: 207 more words


Halley’s Comet over Glasgow, 17 August, 1682.

On 17 August, 1682, a new comet appeared in the night sky over Glasgow.

Its arrival and appearance was recorded by the minister of Easter Kilpatrick: 139 more words


Commonwealth Rowing Championships 2014

The forecast was for cloud in the morning and some showers in the afternoon so I decided to go cycling in the morning and spend the afternoon doing something which would not get me too wet in the showers. 401 more words


Irish Ancestry of Edith O'Brien

This chart shows the demonstrated Irish ancestry of Edith Amelia O’Brien Beazer. (a,f) In orange are people born in Ulster, a province of Ireland.   286 more words


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