David Gardiner.uk is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the personal website of David Gardiner. It focuses mainly on architecture, the built environment, law, culture, flags, politics, localism, British politics and Scotland's cities.
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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.
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?