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Not at all Ronnie! (mybe I should hav put this in the coffee lounge tho :oops: )

Im interested in the little known, yet kinda famous ...if you know wot I mean? :roll:
by crusty_bint
Sun Feb 22, 2004 3:00 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Famous/Infamous people in Glasgow
Replies: 37
Views: 19537

Scaramangi ...Take a look at the 'Concept' on the HiddenGlasgow home page 8O
by crusty_bint
Sun Feb 22, 2004 2:56 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: hidden glasgow?
Replies: 15
Views: 9690

Well scaramankie, I don't know if you've noticed but these forums are for discussion. No matter how trivial, everyone that visits this site is invited to take part and share their thoughts, their memories, their questions. Have u never walked down a street yourself and wondered "what's that... what'...
by crusty_bint
Sun Feb 22, 2004 1:50 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: hidden glasgow?
Replies: 15
Views: 9690

The Witches of Pollok

I had found reference to Anne Downie's play ' The Witches of Pollok ' which was played at thr Tron Theatre in 1990 (European City of Culture wasnt it?). The play is an account of an actual event in the life of the first Laird of Nether Pollok: Sir George Maxwell of the Auldhouse branch of the family...
by crusty_bint
Sat Feb 21, 2004 7:08 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Pollokshaws
Replies: 255
Views: 149220

It'd be great to have your insight Jim ...being one of these "queer folk" yourself ( :wink: )

Sharon introduced me to Pyschogeography (is that right?): ...interesting stuff!
by crusty_bint
Sat Feb 21, 2004 12:56 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Pollokshaws
Replies: 255
Views: 149220

Theres one of the old red phone boxes at the junction of Auldhouse and Reverford Rds... just up from Newlands Safeway.
by crusty_bint
Fri Feb 20, 2004 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Red Phone Boxes
Replies: 176
Views: 100254

"The Queer Folk i' the Shaws"

Inspired by Jim's search for tumuli in and around Glasgow I got to lookig at Pollok park where it turns out there are two (check out the aligned sites link), as well as the one at Camphill. Jim: I grew up on the banks of the White Cart so its good to hear it mentioned. The Tumulus in Pollok Park is'...
by crusty_bint
Fri Feb 20, 2004 5:51 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Pollokshaws
Replies: 255
Views: 149220

DVF, have you checked out JayKays links on the firsat page of this string to Anchor, Guardin and Kingsway sites? I think its also been mentioned about a tunnel from the Royal Infirmary going to ??? (It is undoubtably older than the Dial House one tho) A biology teacher of mine once told me about his...
by crusty_bint
Fri Feb 20, 2004 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Tunnel under Bothwell St???
Replies: 324
Views: 218293

Famous/Infamous people in Glasgow

With recent developments such a s the re-discovery of The Brittania Panoptican we have come to know of a few stars that first plyed thier trade in our city (such a s Stan Laurel, Carey Grant, Jeanette Crankie etc), but does anyone know anyone more sinister??? Fred West lived with his first wife in B...
by crusty_bint
Fri Feb 20, 2004 2:12 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Famous/Infamous people in Glasgow
Replies: 37
Views: 19537

hmmmm...??? The dismantling of the West port was the pre-cursor, catalyst even, of Glasgows westward expansion in the 18th Century. The streets were laid out in the following order: Virginia St 1753 Argyll, Jamaica & Clyde St's 1761 Miller St 1762 Queen St 1766 Howard St 1768 Ingram Maxwell &...
by crusty_bint
Thu Feb 19, 2004 8:59 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: A Street Under Argyle Street
Replies: 261
Views: 208969

. Also, has anyone noticed how flat the land is between the Clyde and George Square around that area, doesn't look natural to me, also if you have a look around at the buildings in Argyle Street around Queen Street, somethings not quite right compared to the rest of Glasgow, can't quite put my fing...
by crusty_bint
Wed Feb 18, 2004 7:44 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: A Street Under Argyle Street
Replies: 261
Views: 208969

The Molendinar can be seen near Hogganfield Loch (I wrote this sumwhere before???) Strathclyde Uni rugby pitches I think (Avenue End Rd at Cumbernauld Rd, Millerston). Theres also a big plaque marking it in dennistoun. Its on the wall seperating the road from the train lines in Alexandra Park St at ...
by crusty_bint
Wed Feb 18, 2004 6:49 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Molendinar Burn
Replies: 222
Views: 267967

hahaha ::): ::): ::): I wouldnt be forthcoming with that reward Ronnie... there was a time when the stories of secret tunnels under Glasgow were attributed to myth. Although, I must admit, a street under Argyll St sounds like something out of harry Potter... ...would lurv it to be true tho :wink:
by crusty_bint
Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: A Street Under Argyle Street
Replies: 261
Views: 208969

There are mines in Garthamlock, on Gartloch Rd where it meets Auchinlea Rd. Im not sure how safe they are tho... you can actually see the deppressions in the ground where the old shorings have failed! Guess thats why they never built on it, although I do remember the carnival used to set itself up t...
by crusty_bint
Fri Feb 13, 2004 3:29 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Old Mines & Underground Ownership
Replies: 61
Views: 48981

Could it be Darnley House? Take a look at this map http://uk.msnusers.com/glasgowstuff/shoebox.msnw?action=ShowPhoto&PhotoID=4 its in the centre beside Corselet Rd... I shall edeavour to find out more on the history. Check out http://www.old-maps.co.uk its a great site! Do an address search
by crusty_bint
Fri Feb 13, 2004 3:23 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Old Ruin
Replies: 4
Views: 3661
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