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Re: Pearce Institute, Govan

i was in this building a couple of weeks ago and was shown round it, its such an interesting place. i never realised it had so many rooms and hall ways! my mum used to work up stairs in one of the offices and i can remember being in there offten throught my childhood. i remember going into the wee c...
by emzgeebaby
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Pearce Institute, Govan
Replies: 13
Views: 16551

Re: Glasgow Parks

what about barshaw park in paisley?

i dont think anybody has mentioned it yet
by emzgeebaby
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:22 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Glasgow Parks
Replies: 303
Views: 109306

Re: Old Glasgow Hospitals

i was surprized to see there was a hospital on sheildhall govan and also in bellahouston were the sports centre now is. does anybody know what date they were demolished? also i read some were that the southern general hospital was origionaly built as an asylum but later used as a hospital, found thi...
by emzgeebaby
Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:24 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hospitals & Asylums
Replies: 135
Views: 62724

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i was born in the wonderfully named rottenrow maternity hospital :) it sound,s like something from a dickens novel . my mum was also born in this hospital, when she told me the name of the hospital i thought she was joking! wee bit about it....... "The origin of the street's name is subject to...
by emzgeebaby
Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:47 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Hospitals & Asylums
Replies: 135
Views: 62724

Re: rosshall gardens, cardonald

I was there last week for the first time in ages and it had gone downhill. i was there last summer and was shocked at the state of the pond! the algy and rubbish in it was so thick that my friends little daughters fishing net snapped when she dragged it through to catch tatpoles! not that there was...
by emzgeebaby
Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:16 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: rosshall gardens, cardonald
Replies: 8
Views: 7799

rosshall gardens, cardonald

on a recent visit i was disappointed with the state of the place. i understand the park used to be private until the council took over in the early 90's. a forgotten and hidden gem the council have yet again neglected. anyways i was wondering if anybody has anything on its history or any old photos?...
by emzgeebaby
Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:07 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: rosshall gardens, cardonald
Replies: 8
Views: 7799

auld glesga lingo!

im interested to know what everybody elses memories of glasweign sayings or words. i remember being down iin my uncles in portsmoth as a child and telling them my "maw wiz away the messages" meaning my mum was away to the shops for some food shopping :). nobody could understand what i was ...
by emzgeebaby
Fri Jun 12, 2009 1:16 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Your favourite funny saying.
Replies: 31
Views: 6203

Re: Police Boxes

i had no idea the police box on buchanan street was an origional! i get a hot chocolate from it every time i pass! i love it, really good idea to turn it into a hot drinks counter! but i think they should leave some in their origional state though
by emzgeebaby
Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:51 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Police Boxes
Replies: 53
Views: 42844

Re: The rise and fall of the Bundy

this is the story how i know it.... t bundy stands for boys united never die young. I thought it stood for arseholes who hung about the Bundy Clock http://www.thetransportmuseum.org/omnibus/ob144-4.jpg maybe it does :), i think the boys united thing was just made up by local gangs :roll:
by emzgeebaby
Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:30 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The rise and fall of the Bundy
Replies: 49
Views: 37726

Re: The rise and fall of the Bundy

this is the story how i know it.... the "pollok bundy" joined forces with "cardee" in cardonald and to cooperate this in their name they called themself "cardee bundy" eventually pollok stopped hanging about cardee and returned to pollok - leaving their bundy name. sinc...
by emzgeebaby
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:42 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The rise and fall of the Bundy
Replies: 49
Views: 37726

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:?: What happened to the old "steamie" and baths just off Elder street in Govan? I remember being dragged along as a very young kid by my old mother and we went to the "baths" occaisionally with the school (Fairfield Street School). are these the baths with the big narrow chimne...
by emzgeebaby
Thu Jun 11, 2009 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Baths, Wash houses and Pools - "The Steamie's"
Replies: 87
Views: 133609

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