Category: Blantyre Icons

Blantyre Bogeys Back!

With thanks to Bernadette Watt who shared these pictures. Her brother Brian Hughes built this Bogey for his delighted grandkids. It’s great to see a tradition like this coming back. This looks a particularly lovely bogey, built with care and love. Who all had a bogey in childhood then?! Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly […]

Welcome Sign Anomaly

The “Welcome to Blantyre” sign at the north western end of Glasgow Road was refurbished in April 2013 for the bi-centenary of David Livingstone’s birth. Unfortunately the designers made a mistake in the sign (although not many people notice it).   The picture of David Livingstone is meant to be superimposed on a map of Africa as seen in […]