Paternoster Square

As it could have been.

Design proposal by John Simpson & Partners, early 1990s.

The Last Gallows in Kilmacolm

The tale of the last gallows in the village of Kilmacolm, relayed to Mr Alexander Gibb who committed it to text in his 1872 work Much About Kilmacolm, demonstrates that local story-telling has not improved much in the intervening 140 years. It also gives these pages a rare opportunity to delve into the Scots tongue, which is always entertaining.
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Renfrewshire flags - A look back at the proper flags of the ancient county of Renfrewshire.

The Scottish Parliament - Possibly the most controversial structure in 21st century Scotland. A missed opportunity, a tragedy destined to happen or just an underrated work?

A Toast to Glasgow - Some views of Scotland's largest city and northern Britain's great Victorian metropolis.

A Defence of Propaganda - War-time optimism, reclaiming terminology and a nod to the fine work of Abram Games OBE.

St Andrew's House - Art deco at the political heart of Edinburgh.

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