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Valentine’s Day Glasgow 2016

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373   Visiting Glasgow – you’ll love the range of designs by Scottish Artists and Crafters. Super Selection of Gifts and Cards for Every […]

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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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20% off prices shown – Nancy’s Summer Favourites Nancy’s favourite summer style pieces in the image above can be purchased with a 20% discount off prices shown – just print out this page and present it at the Nancy Smillie Shop. The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Don’t […]

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Glasgow West End Shopping: Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio

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Designer Jewellery Glasgow West End 425 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G4 9JA Telephone: 0141 334 0055. www.nancysmillieshop.com/ At the Nancy Smillie Jewellery Studio you’ll find an amazing range of designer jewellery. Whether you’re looking for something elegant or delightfully quirky the choice is amazing with bangles, earrings, pendants, brooches and sharp accessories to suit […]

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Blair and Sheridan – Unique and Desirable Jewellery Glasgow

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417 Great Western Road, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, G4 9JA 00 44 (0)141 334 0557 www.blairandsheridan.co.uk/ Blair and Sheridan’s designer jewellery shop has established itself as one of Glasgow’s most prestigious jewellery shops.   Specialising in designing unique engagement, wedding and eternity rings, they have delighted many customers and gained a loyal clientele. Pop in and see their […]

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Off Balance by Magi Gibson – a poem for Valentines

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Off Balance   You have knocked me off-balance! I walk like a drunk, tripping Over dogs, falling off kerbs, walking out in front of cars and trucks. This is so physical, this disorientation, this disintegration. A woman is at the door returning a leg I left at the local store. I look in the mirror, […]

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Valentine’s Day Cinema 2016

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  The Way We Were (PG) Sydney Pollack’s 1973 romantic classic. Sunday 14 February (17.40)Running time: 1h58mBuy tickets online Casablanca Sublimely romantic classic starring Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart. Sunday 14 February (13.00)Running time: 1h42m Buy tickets online Edward Scissorhands Arguably Tim Burton’s masterpiece, Edward Scissorhands tells the story of a blade-handed boy raised in […]

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One Track by Maggie Graham – a love poem for Valentine’s Day

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One Track Through the train window I saw On the platform A handsome guy hitch up his jeans And felt a jolt That wasn’t the train For it wasn’t moving At all When we met I told you And you laughed And we kissed. For it was you Love Always Only you   Maggie Graham […]

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Loving Our Land, Valentine’s Day at The Children’s Wood, North Kelvin Meado

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  Sunday 14th Feb, 2016. 12-4pm.   Build 90 Dens, Not Houses On Valentine’s Day The Children’s Wood and North Kelvin Meadow’ will be Loving our Land’ 12-4pm. Come along and together we will build 90 dens, not flats. Bring sticks, boxes, bits of material and help to create an alternative to building houses on North […]

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‘Fact’ by Magi Gibson – a love poem for Valentine’s Day

Fact I can no more say how much I love you than number the stars in the midnight sky      I can no more say how much I love you than count the grains of sand on a beach catch the wind in my fist shimmy with the northern lights guess the name of […]

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Out of Sight by Ciara MacLaverty: a poem about love.

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Out of Sight The best thing You do for me is to let me be as I am (better than  I do for myself, I add) and when necessary you meet my what if it doesn’ts with a what if it does… You teach me more than you know- though I don’t always tell you […]

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The Question by Calum Maclean. A Love Poem (of sorts).

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The Question Darling, I can see that you’ve been looking at me strangely, I sense the question coming, ‘Do you ever want to change me?’ A threatening predicament, and one we’d best avoid; your mobile rings, you take the call, inside I’m overjoyed. Later, on the sofa, while I’m watching CSI, you turn to me […]

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Shoot the Craw, The Clutha, Friday 12 February, 2016

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Shoot the Craw at The Clutha Bar Rock Your Valentine Friday 12 February, 2016 8 PM – 11 PM The Clutha Bar It’s been a long time since I rock and rolled – in the Clutha. So fly intae town, bring yer burd for some good auld fashioned squawk and roll. Fluff up yer feathers […]

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A Poem for Valentine’s Day: I’m Counting by Rona Fitzgerald

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I’m counting the crocuses are out, purple and yellow, encircled with slender snowdrops, soul lanterns on the Ganges. the sparkle is back in your eye, another spring taking bloom. I’m glad we weathered twenty one. that even when the wolf gnawed my soul, I could see light, feeling the consolation of words I still hear […]

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First Love – a poem by Leela Soma for Valentine’s Day

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First Love       My first love, teen fresh, skin aglow A pearly sunny summer, so, so slow, Kisses rich, fondles and caresses mellow Our hearts and minds entwined, not low. Your breath on my skin, touch so soft That summer blue, the azure sky, the lot Laughter and love, like a cloying sweet Wonder now, […]

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Valentine’s Day, 2016. Mother India,

Glasgow’s Love Affair With Curry Romance may be in the air, but you don’t really need someone special in your life to enjoy yourself at this time of year. You can still indulge your love of  Indian cuisine with your friends at Mother India You will find fabulous food from the regular menu with no […]

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The Carrbridge Rose – Brian Whittingham

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A poem about love: THE CARRBRIDGE ROSE The Packhorse Bridge arches its back like a grey stone rainbow over the hard flowing river hurtling past banks of snowy ice. We explore chatting holding hands ever so slight as if young love though we are not. Our pasts ensure we tread warily. Not knowing where these […]

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Love Sticky Lick by Jim Byrne, a poem for Valentine’s Day

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Love sticky lick You, me, sticky toffee pudding Runny honey, salt and pepper Chocolate creams and tea Tart, tacky, treacled fingers Shandy, candy, juice and jelly Sticky licks, ice cream and lemonade…. Fuck. With you and me, everything rhymes. Jim Byrne, February, 2016.

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Valentine Photo Competition 2016 University of Glasgow

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❤ VALENTINE’S DAY PHOTO COMPETITION ❤     In celebration of love All you need to do is send  a photo of something or someone you love! Your GF, BF, BFF, wife, husband, pet, favourite spot on Glasgow University Campus, in Glasgow or Scotland. The sweetest photo that captures UofG’s heart will win. The winner […]

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A Valentine’s Story: 24 Hours in the City of Love by James Carson

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24 hours in the city of love If your relationship’s in need of rekindling, why not spend Valentine’s Day in Paris, the capital of romance! What to bring As a woman with a passionate nature, the most important thing you should carry on this trip is a massive grudge from last week, when you returned […]

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The National Piping Centre, Valentine’s Week 2016

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Friday 12 and Saturday 13 February, 20216. Sumptuous sharing plates for you and your loved one, along with all your favourites on the A La Carte Menu. Book your table and celebrate in style Call 0141 353 5551 to book your table today! www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/hotel-restaurant/pipers-tryst-restaurant/valentines-day/ National Piping Centre, 30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow G4 0HW

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Selkie’s Song by Finola Scott

A poem about love. ‘Selkie’s Song’ published in NVP Anthology ‘The Second Tide’ Selkie’s Song From the depth of the blue night I waken. Slip sliding back beneath the white crests of sheets, shivering, I feel you barely waking, reach out and pull me in close. Snuggled up I’m anchored. Your sea-serpent arms hold me […]

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Valentine’s Day, the feast of love, 2016. Special Menu at Cafe Cossachok

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‘For everyone who already found true love or still in search of a miracle’. Cafe´Cossachok are offering delicious food with a special Valentine’s menuson 13th and 14th of February, 2016. Available all day and from 5 p.m.  romantic live music performance surprise songs with guitar accompaniment. Places are limited so early booking advised. Telephone: 01415530733Or […]

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A Valentine’s Story: Status Update by James Connarty

Status Update On Saturday it will be her birthday, the day before Valentines. I haven’t bought a card in fifteen years. Where would I send it? I posted a Christmas card through the door at the last address I had for her. It was out in the east end, one of those ones with just […]

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Love Words, Open Mic on the theme of Love, GoMA 11 February 2016

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Love Words – Open Mic Thursday, February 11, 2016 GoMA Royal Exchange Square, G1 3 AH  2:00 PM – 6:30 PM    Poems and Stories under the theme of Love Love Words is an event organised by the Federation of Writers (Scotland) and which takes place in GoMA Library in Royal Exchange Square on Thursday […]

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A Valentine Gala: From West End to Broadway, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 14 February, 2016

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From West End to Broadway, A Valentine’s Gala Sunday 14 February 2016, 3pm Let the glitz and glamour of West End and Broadway musicals sweep you off your feet this Valentine’s Day. Including hits from The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, The Sound of Music, Singin’ in the Rain, Chicago, West […]

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City of Glasgow Chorus – Valentine’s Day Sunday 14 February, 2016

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Sunday 14th February 2016 From West End To Broadway: A Valentine’s Gala City of Glasgow Chorus Buy tickets online Charlotte Wakefield, Sally Ann Triplett, Michael Xavier, Scott Davies (soloists) Royal Scottish National Orchestra Roderick Dunk (conductor) Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3NY www.cityofglasgowchorus.org/index.html

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