Posts Tagged ‘history’

Second set of photos commissioned for the Arlington Baths Club, and some of the final images in print. Founded in 1870, the Arlington is a welcoming and peaceful sanctuary for citizens of Glasgow, offering a relaxing getaway in the heart of the city. Owned and run by members for members on a not for profit basis, this community club is the oldest of its kind in the world. You can see part one here.

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Kim Khaos unveils her new Salome act tomorrow (Fri 28th of October) at The Glitter & Grind Revue. Held at the Polo Lounge in Glasgow, it promises to be a glittering evening of cabaret, burlesque, drag and more! You have until midnight tonight to grab advance tickets for just £10 either online here or in person at Luke & Jack on Virginia St (right across the road from the venue). Otherwise, you can get tickets on the door on the night for £12. Doors open at 7:30, full details on the event page.

I’ll be there (in full costume), and hope to see you, too! 🎃

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Aging gracefully in the Provand’s Lordship – medieval dwelling and the oldest remaining house in Glasgow. Because what better way to make me feel better about my birthday than surrounding myself with things even older than I am.

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My two-week Japan Rail Pass having kicked in, it was time to start some serious travelling. First stop: Nagasaki!

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A second trip to the Hunterian to take all those ultra-wide shots I’d envisioned the first time, and because Kim hadn’t been there in over a decade.

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With a few hours to kill before a cinema trip – and our intended movie being less than high art – Kim and I decided to get our culture on and took a day trip to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum.

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Merchants House (Now & Then) (Click for full size)

Candleriggs (Now & Then) (Click for full size)

My two pieces for The Merchant City’s Working exhibition at the Virginia Gallery, part of the Merchant City Festival 2013. The idea behind the exhibition was to pay homage to the vintage black and white photographs that showed people working in the city, and capture what makes the Merchant City a vibrant and uniquely cultural part of Glasgow.

Never one to make things easy for myself, I had the idea of creating images which would literally show the buildings peeling back to reveal the history of the Merchant City beneath.

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