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Scotland Street School

After my long morning walk through the West End to see the city’s Victorian tenements and then on to be dazzled by Mackintosh’s Queen’s Church, I took a taxi to Scotland Street School. Charles Rennie Macintosh was working at the … Continue reading

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Buddha Da

My present reading of Buddha Da, (Donovan 2002) is helping to preserve the voices of Glaswegians in my ear. Glaswegian is also the name for the local dialect. Donovan’s story about a working class family in Glasgow is arranged in … Continue reading

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Each day I marvel at the distinctive Art Nouveau style that Charles Rennie Macintosh and Margaret MacDonald developed in the first decade of the 20th Century; so it came as a surprise to read detiails about Mackintosh’s life in The … Continue reading

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Glasgow School of Art Aid (Architecture in Detail) (Macaulay, 2002) Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Kliczkowski & Thorburn, 2002) Glasgow Almanac: An A-Z of the City and Its People (Terry, 2005 Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Architect + Furniture Designer (1868-1928) Design Museum Collection– … Continue reading

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