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Jane Sweeney: Blogging about Glasgow and its hidden gems.

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Jane is a retired adult educator, living in Glasgow with her husband Matt. She enjoys being out and about exploring the city and discovering its intriguing past. 

‘Glasgow is a city of surprises, if you look beyond the beautiful buildings to the empty spaces you find all sorts of delights…”

The Tale of the Hanged Man by Jane Sweeney

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Frankenstein in Glasgow – Ure and Jeffray Did you hear the one about the early 19th century blogger, an anatomist, a hanged man and a well-known author? I hadn’t until I was reading through some old writings about Glasgow. I had abandoned reading all my Christmas present cook books, my husband being too much of […]

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Jane Sweeney: Blogging about Glasgow’s hidden past – ‘The Tale of the Anderston Grave Robber’

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Most of the nonsense facts I have acquired throughout my life have been learned through books, things I have read that interest me stick. Being from a family of readers most of the debates in our house came from ideas generated by reading both the fiction and fact that enflamed curious minds. Not being terribly […]

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The Glasgow Cabbie – Glasgow’s Hidden Gem by Jane Sweeney

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King of the Courts – The Glasgow Cabbie – raising money with the help of Andy Murray People Make Glasgow – Glasgow Cabbie’s welcome on the Tour Bus Glasgow is a city of surprises, if you look beyond the beautiful buildings to the empty spaces you find all sorts of delights, including poems! It was […]

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