Margaret Macdonald House
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... filled in a bit with pointless gaff. Please ignore the last paragraph as I am now going to mention this place. So I visited, just before dark, 2 places. - the Glasgow Cathedral - old and majestic and slightly gothic. I believe it's great inside, but it had already closed. Got some photos as the lights came on. Looked fabulous. If time I will trek back tomorrow. But then again I have done a few Cathedrals already. We shall see. - ...
One full day in Glasgow. It started early, about 3 am. Woke up all excited and thought about how ro make the most of my day. I found a "Hop on, Hop off" bus tour that seemed to cover most of the things I had on my list to do. The tour is run by ......... and there are 28 stops/pick up points along the route.
The first double-decker bus left at 9 am so off ...
... hotel, pig out and turn in for the night.
The night never really got dark. Quite different and difficult to get use to.
It is 10.00pm in the evening at the time writing and the sun is gleaming in through the window. At this time of year it does not actually become dark as we know it, there is only a period of what you would call twilight for three hours. Sunset at 11:58pm - sunrise at 3:00am
We look forward to hitting the road in the ...
... graphic design and politics which I quite enjoyed. Many of the pieces were quite shocking. For example one of them was a fake Army pamphlet that mocked the military, navy, secret service and airforce all in one go.
The Lighthouse Gallery gets its name from the roof of the building, which was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (him again!) to look like a lighthouse. Unfortunately it was closed for renovations, but the museum employee assured me that though I could not go ...
So after a very busy few days getting things set up I am finally off!
I made it to the Megabus fine, was a little gutted that there was no wifi on the bus but oh well.
There were only about 6 folk on the bus and thought I would get a row to myself, I could stretch out, relax and just enjoy the ride. Apparently not. The bus ended up going via Edinburgh where we had an hour delay due to another bus with passengers for London getting held up in Perth. I am hoping that ...