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Wildflower are an acoustic duo of vocalists Amanda Bogle and Beth Graham from Wishaw, North Lanarkshire…

Inspired by artists such as the Black Keys, Joni Mitchell, Jack White and The Beatles, Wildflower’s original material aims for a blend of easy listening and nostalgic tunes, with a clear influence from blues rock and the 60’s psychedelic /folk era – with strong vocal harmonies being the main element. 197 more words

Save the Date!

The date has now been set for our exhibition…

Keep Thursday 25th May free in your calendars and pencil us in.

Our exhibition is expected to run from 6pm – 8pm on the evening and you are all invited to view our new work, enjoy some food and drink with us and celebrate in our successes.


Another road leads back to Scotland

Since I wrote the most recent post about my son’s paternal line (Opening the door on a new journey), I have been contacted by two relatives from the Gray branch of that family. 735 more words

Genealogy And Family History

Football, Migration, and Industrial Patronage in the West of Scotland, c. 1870-1900



This article examines the history of football, migration, and industrial patronage in the counties of Ayrshire and Lanarkshire, Scotland, during the formative years of the Scottish Football Association (1870-1900). 8,359 more words

Scottish Football

School bus carrying 50 school pupils overturns in Cumbernauld

UPDATE: 5 pupils have been taken to hospital. A 16 year old girl was taken in for non-serious injuries and four other girls for observation. 133 more words


The Great Fire of Glasgow in 1652. #Glasgow #History #Scotland

The Great Fire of Glasgow in 1652:

‘There followed [the Mirk Mounday Total Eclipse] a great heat that summer, and in July of that yeir was Glasgow brunt, the whole Salt-Mercat, and a great part of the town; the fire on the one syde of the street fyred the other syde; I observed myself the wind to have changed the tyme of the burning five or six tymes, which occasioned the burning of severall parts of the city.’ (Law, … 21 more words


The Eight Days of the Keppoch Devil near #Glasgow. #History #Scotland

In October, 1670, a devil troubled a house at Keppoch, near Glasgow. At the same time, other strange reports were heard …

‘October 29, 1670, there was a suddane thunderclap by seven of the morning, that fell out at Glasgow, and lighted on the Blackfrier Kirk, the like whereof was not heard of in these parts; it rent the steeple of the said church fra top to bottom, and tirred the sclattes off it, and brake down the gavills in the two ends of it, and fyred it, but was quenched afterward by men. 305 more words