I lost my Ginnie a little over a week ago. Her leg hurt, then her back hurt. Then the cancer was found. I wouldn’t have her suffer. She had been working hard to not show me her pain. And I … Continue reading →
Words aren’t really necessary. The sun was out. The pond was “hopping”; literally. I had never seen frogs in the pond before or perhaps had not noticed them? But here they were. Doing their frog thing; frogspawn was abundant. If … Continue reading →
There is a treasure trove of stories to go under the Sassenach heading- funny things that happen when you are an “outlander with a sense of humour” and the desire to find the best in most situations. This also extends … Continue reading →
The word “Sassenach” has become well-known with the advent of “Outlander” on television, in what now must be almost every country but Scotland – where we have to watch it on Amazon (I think). But ever since I started reading … Continue reading →
My mother passed away 10 years ago today. September 22, 2005. But it is only now that I can actually publish this. I feel it now, as I felt it then. I will hopefully post this on the 22nd, but I … Continue reading →
I knew this neighbourhood because the Glasgow School of Artin a major inhabitant. But I really didn’t know this ‘hood until I took the Garnethill Women’s History Walk offered through the Glasgow Women’s Library last October.
Now I revisit it to see old friends, (buildings and views) and to see if I can spot something new. Or a new perspective on its buildings, art, life. Now that The Old Schoolhouse is openand renting rooms, if you are visiting from out of town you can immerse yourself in a great location.
Hence, not a lot of words (except that I recommend a visit!!) but a few more photos. Cheers!
A close up of a Garnethill speciality
This is the building with the fire damage.
I never tire of this building; looking at it from every perspective.