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Re: Mystery department store

Hi all,

I was on The Glasgow Chronicles Facebook page last night and they have posted a fabulous picture of the Locarno Ballroom back in the day. It's the shop to the right you might want to see.

Thank you to The Glasgow Chronicles Facebook page for the picture!
by Bonz
Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:29 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Mystery department store
Replies: 13
Views: 4904

Re: Hidden Cumbernauld.

It's a pity this thread came to an abrupt end as it's a fascinating read for anyone born, bred and still living in Cumbernauld. In fact, I only joined the forum tonight having stumbled across this project after a random Google search. GK&C also did Braehead Road... I've included a picture of th...
by Bonz
Sun Nov 02, 2008 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hidden Cumbernauld.
Replies: 630
Views: 209108

Re: Last Famous Person You Saw On The Streets Of Glasgow was...

.....Justin Currie marchin' through George Square in a rush. Tommy Cunningham fae the Wets pushin a buggy with a wean in it in Queen Street (a few years ago mind). Henry McLeish in Wagamama in St.Vincent Street .....come back wee man everything is forgiven!!! Oh, and loads of River City types, altho...
by Bonz
Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:26 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Last Famous Person You Saw On The Streets Of Glasgow was...
Replies: 729
Views: 153290

Re: Jokes that only work in Scotland

..... I still pish maself every time I hear it......
by Bonz
Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:13 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Jokes that only work in Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 3416

Re: Jokes that only work in Scotland

.....my personal favourite only works in Glesga joke is..... A wee guy gets knocked over and is lying in a coma in hospital. A week later he comes to and sees John Wayne lying in the bed to his left. He looks to the right and sees Clint Eastwood. A doctor approaches him... "It's awright mate&qu...
by Bonz
Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:12 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Jokes that only work in Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 3416

Re: Glasgow nicknames

...I knew a guy once who's second name was McKumisky.

We called him Mr Sheen because his name sounded like Polish........
by Bonz
Sun Nov 18, 2007 10:52 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Glasgow nicknames
Replies: 17
Views: 4625

I'd call it OSWALD.

Oddly Situated, Wasted A Lotta Dough..............
by Bonz
Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:22 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: New art work at BBC HQ
Replies: 43
Views: 8338

crusty_bint wrote:Theres plans afoot Edward, info here: Briggait Fish Market


...another nail in the coffin for Paddy's Market!!!
by Bonz
Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:41 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Ask Alex
Replies: 730
Views: 125906

I was browsing the old thread about the WWII Anti-Aircraft battery and was taking a closer look at the photograph below (pic courtesy of Gap74 ). You can make out the houses of Caldervale in the top right hand corner... http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/scotland_screenres_800/1020790.jpg
by Bonz
Sat Aug 11, 2007 8:53 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Finmeoot
Replies: 78
Views: 39051

Is this not the wee lane just up from where Tin Pan Alley used to be?

It connects (or maybe connected) through to Union Street. There was a wee hairdressers in it a few years ago...
by Bonz
Sat Aug 11, 2007 8:48 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Where was I on 10th August 2007
Replies: 32
Views: 7408

.... I used to work with a wumman who dumped her hubby and three weans to move down south to be with a guy she met over the internet. And a good friend of mine recently split with his wife and mother of his two kids as she had been having an affair with an old flame who got in contact with her throu...
by Bonz
Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:13 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Falling in love over the net
Replies: 40
Views: 7241

I've tried twice to buy an old OS map of Blantyre on Ebay in the last few weeks, nd twice I was off the mark by about 50p

Grrrr..... :evil:
by Bonz
Sat Jul 14, 2007 5:40 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Old-maps for sale on Ebay
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

I work in Training & Development for Glasgow City Council.....


(.... awaits Pelters from BTJustice)
by Bonz
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:21 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Whats the job?
Replies: 31
Views: 6147

...It's just been announced the Joe Rolis have had to take out a suspect vehicle with a controlled explosion at the Royal Alexandra Hospital........
by Bonz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow Airport Terror Alert
Replies: 273
Views: 45810

Some Governenment bod was on the radio today saying that the Cutty Sark was part of the UK's maritime heritage and would be restored at all costs.......

........ Mibbees we should call them anf ask them what they plant to do with the Carrick...... :roll:
by Bonz
Mon May 21, 2007 8:32 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The Carrick/City of Adelaide
Replies: 163
Views: 58773
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