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Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow, scotland

 

This morning, our tour group departed hotel in Glasgow’s West End and proceeded as follows:

 

  • By bus, to the fire damaged, Glasgow School of Art. This iconic building was constructed in two phases, 1896-9 and 1907-10 with each of the four elevations working as abstract individual compositions.

Fire damaged Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

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Esatwood Ramblers, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on today’s hike by Eastwood Ramblers. This entailed a six-mile route encompassing, country scenery, historic village, a medieval castle, woodlands, sheep, ducks, Highland Cow, Fallow Deer and more.

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Millar & Lang Building, Pollokshields

This morning, I visited, by appointment, offices which occupy interior of the former Millar and Lang building which dates from 1902.

To the casual visitor there are few indications from the exterior of what appears to be a nondescript building situated in a mixed area although a careful examination will result in a few clues as manifested by carvings and a statue. However, on gaining access to the interior a visitor is presented with a visual feast of richly embellished and imaginatively designed stained glass complemented by elaborate and exotic carvings of dragons. The stained glass images mainly comprise nautical scenes.

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