Visitors to Glasgow are being warned to expect sectarianism, relentless rain, drink-fuelled violence and locals who live on a diet of deep-fried food.....The book praises Glaswegians’ friendliness and sense of humour, but claims the city continues to be blighted by deprivation, violence and unhealthy lifestyles.
More cliches here.
You can catch Ms. Ross singing here. As with most karaoke singers she tackles a song just beyond here reach a criticism that could also be applied to her writing.
“Well-meant efforts to re-house the city’s workers in the 1950s and 1960s often backfired, with new housing estates such as Easterhouse displaying many of the same intractable social problems as the slums.
What intractable social problems were that then. Being squashed into a single end or room and kitchen. Sharing an outside toilet. A pub on every corner.
Could some geek transfer this video to You Tube to get it a wider circulation.