My picture gallery contains; photographs of the West End of Glasgow, photographs of Glasgow, and photographs of Scotland.
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Autumn pictures from the Botanic Gardens.
Here is one for former students of Glasgow University. This is Hillhead Street looking towards Great Western road. The University library is just behind and to the left of me.
Flowers from the Main Range of Glasshouses in the Botanic Gardens.
There was only one statue from the Kibble Palace that had never appeared in my diary - here it is.
As you probably know the big new in the West End has been the fire that destroyed the Bower Building at Glasgow University. Apart from the terrible damage to the building itself - which was over 100 years old - many valuable and irreplaceable items were lost. Unfortunately the list of destroyed items included original manuscripts and rare scientific books by Charles Darwin (valued at over £2 million).
Despite the 'informed opinion' of a local taxi driver that the cause was a stray firework - an idea that seemmed to spread remarkably quickly - the emergency services ruled out this particular explanation.
On the upside, some items were saved from the fire, including a signed print of Darwin, historic books and a bust of Hooker. Curiously one item salvaged intact was a rare wax model of a flower.
The building will not be entirely demolished; the original facia is to be retained in a two-year project at the cost of £6Million.
I have a selection of my photographs for sale in the Gallery Shop.