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Demolition Team

The Dundee Waterfront redevelopment continues apace with the focus on the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the rising V&A Museum. And it’s easy to forget that one of the most detested architectural carbuncles in the history of the city had to be brought down to make way for all this. 161 more words

Curious carvings in Perth

While strolling along the River Tay in Perth a few days ago, I came across some stone carvings I hadn’t noticed before. Along the west bank of the river, set into the flood prevention wall, was a curious array of artworks apparently relating in some way to the city of Perth. 246 more words


Chalk Face Warrior

There must be about

fifty in the class

elbow by elbow.

He keeps prodding me

instead of drawing.

Annie’s on my left,

diamond in the glaur, 126 more words

On Long Lane

Time’s slight footsteps are ahead of me here

out beyond my vision but not my touch.

The walk is straight almost a true arrow,

my eyes telescopes to a boarding house… 127 more words

If You Build It......

I went down to see the iconic Victorian Royal Arch being re-erected on the Dundee Waterfront the other day – in a day! It was only a cardboard version but nonetheless people got together to celebrate the spirit of innovation for which the city is famous. 260 more words

Blow away the cobwebs...

Unfortunately I did not have a long weekend like the rest of the country however I did try to make the most of it by getting out in the fresh air when the sun appeared! 212 more words

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