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Snow Plough at work

This morning I ventured out in a heavy snowstorm. As will be evident from images, roads were affected. Glasgow Airport was closed for a short while. However, the conditions provided some useful photo opportunities, with some families taking the opportunity for sledging. These conditions are relatively infrequent.

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Dog Buggy outside Supermarket

The past 24 hours has witnessed a reversion to wintry conditions with serious snow forecast for southern Scotland and northern England.

The overnight snow coupled with sunshine provided a good backdrop to my walk around south Glasgow this morning the results of which can be seen in the portfolio of images featuring in this post.

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Inside Garnethill Synagogue.

This evening, I am posting information on Garnethill Synagogue in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland.

Summary facts and information as follows:

  • Opened in 1879 to replace an earlier and smaller synagogue in George Street. At this time the population of Jews in Glasgow city was barely 1000.This was prior to a big uplift in Jewish migration to Scotland in the 1890s.

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