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Browsing Posts published in January, 2012



Cranes at Clyde Auditorium

Cranes at Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

This afternoon, I was attracted by a unusual concentration of construction cranes on a site near the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow. After obtaining a few images I walked back to the centre along the interesting waterfront encountering a wide range of interesting constructions en-route.

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John Knox Monument, Glasgow Necropolis

John Knox Monument, Glasgow Necropolis, Scotland

Today, I escorted two guests on a short architecture themed tour of Glasgow.

We commenced with the famous necropolis near Glasgow Cathedral. Here there are some 50,000 burials dating from around the 1830s onwards. Many of the memorials commemorate the ‘great and good’ of Victorian Glasgow which at the time ranked as the second city of the British Empire and was home to wealthy business people.

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Kylemore Abbey, Kylemore Lough

Kylemore Abbey, Kylemore Lough, West of Ireland

 

This evening, the focus of my post is Kylemore Abbey, on the shores of Kylemore Lough, Connemara in the West of Ireland.

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