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Anchor Mill, Paisley

Anchor Mill, Paisley, Scotland

This morning I took the opportunity to visit the town of Paisley near Glasgow.

Paisley has a long and proud history, possibly dating back to the Roman era. The town was at the forefront of the industrial revolution with a special emphasis on textiles -te famous Paisley Pattern and thread making, with latter employing tens of thousands at its 19th C peak. The textile industry generated huge wealth which filtered down into the construction of (a) a stunning Baptist ‘Cathedral’ and (b) a magnificent Town Hall.  Here is a video clip of the Abbey and Town Hall.

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Edinburg Military Tattoo

Edinburg Military Tattoo, Scotland

 

This evening, I am posting a selection of images taken at my recent visit to Scotland’s famous Military Tattoo at Edinburgh.

Apparently, the term ‘tattoo’ is derived from ‘turn off the taps’ which was used when army camps in days past were vacated prior to action or a campaign,

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Speedway, Glasgow

Speedway, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting a small portfolio of images taken at recent Speedway event at Glasgow, Scotland.

This was my first ever attendance at such a sporting event. Essentials of Speedway:

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