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Veteran Cars in Peebles, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on today’s large group day trip from Glasgow to Peebles (65 miles S.E.of Glasgow) and then back to Glasgow via a stop at Garrion Bridges Garden and Antique Centre.

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Glasgow’s Riverside Museum from Govan

Today, I undertook a photo themed walk around Govan in the West of Scotland.

Very briefly, Govan has a proud shipbuilding heritage which continues today, albeit well below peak levels of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Govan is far removed from tourists’ expectations of lochs, castles, clans, mountainous scenery and whisky distilleries. Here, measurements such as alcohol deaths, life expectancy, youth unemployment and adult unemployment combine to present challenges to lift living standards and prosperity. Population is 30,000.

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Mallard Duck with Ducklings

This evening, I am posting information on an interesting aquatic scene at Rouken Glen Park this morning. The Boating Pond provides a home for a wide range of water birds, principally ducks and swans.

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