Walking the Mural Trail in Glasgow

Walking the Mural Trail in Glasgow

  Walking the Mural Trail in Glasgow. Glasgow. The first time I traveled to Glasgow, it was to trace some of our ancestral roots. During that visit, I stumbled upon the murals found along the streets of Glasgow quite by accident. I shared about the murals that I chanced upon in this post. And it [...]

Views Along the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland

Views Along the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow. During my most recent trip to the U.K., my mother and I made a day trip over to Glasgow, Scotland. There are trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow that take just around an hour and run regularly. If you are traveling during off-peak hours (which we did) the tickets price is nominal (We paid £13 [...]

George Square – Glasgow, Scotland

George Square – Glasgow, Scotland

  Glasgow, Scotland. Even though I only spent two days in Glasgow, I fell in love with this city. Its architecture, its friendly people, its history. Ancestry. The trip to Scotland with my aunt and mother was to trace some of our ancestral histories. To be able to walk along some of the streets where [...]

Telephone Boxes In Scotland

Telephone Boxes In Scotland

  Telephone Boxes (or Booths, as I call them). I am a lover of things reminiscent of the past. Especially when it comes to telephones. When I was young, I dreamed of owning a Victorian style phone. Later in life, I perused thrift stores because I want to find an old rotary dial phone for [...]

The Necropolis in Glasgow

The Necropolis in Glasgow

  The Necropolis. Sandwiched between my exterior tour of Glasgow Cathedral and walking along viewing the Murals of Glasgow,  I took a brief walk through the Necropolis of Glasgow. Hauntings. I don't typically visit cemeteries because my mother always used to say she wasn't sure if a ghost might follow us home. She was only half [...]

The Cloisters – University of Glasgow

The Cloisters – University of Glasgow

  Tour of the Cloisters. The University of Glasgow. As promised in yesterday's post, where we toured the exterior of the Gilbert Scott Building at the University of Glasgow, today we enter through the doors to see what was found on the other side. I had a hard time narrowing down the photos as this [...]

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

  The University of Glasgow. During my trip to Scotland, I knew that our time in Glasgow would be limited. In what little research I did, I knew that if it were at all possible, I wanted to see the University of Glasgow. Kelvingrove. After my mother and I visited the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and [...]

Say What?!

Say What?!

  Travel. Language Barriers. When you travel there is bound to be some type of hilarious encounter. Quite often due to a breakdown in communication between languages. But what if that breakdown is in your native language? Well, that can make it unexpected and garner even more giggles! It's Monday, so I thought that if [...]

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral Glasgow Cathedral is also called the High Kirk of Glasgow, St. Kentigern's or St. Mungo's Cathedral. The name St. Mungo may sound familiar if you read my post on the Murals of Glasgow where I shared my favorite mural of a modern day St. Mungo. History. Around 550 A.D., St. Mungo, founded a [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 23

Friday Faves – Edition 23

Friday. Edition 23. This week has been a strange week for me. But here we are on Friday! And I definitely have some faves to share today! Big Mr was invited to go to Myrtle Beach with a friend (luuuckyyyy) and left on Saturday. He'll finally return home sometime tomorrow. Mr. D is helping his [...]