A couple of photos archived, showing Crossbasket Castle before renovation. Taken around 2010. Photos by Gordon Cook.
A beautiful photo from Blantyre man Robert Stewart that could easily be a Christmas card. Pictured are the Calder Falls at Milheugh on 1st December 2010. That harsh Winter saw temperatures drop to minus fifteen with prolonged periods of snow. The picture is a reminder how beautiful Blantyre can be in Winter, even in weather […]
I love this photo. It’s so calm, christmassy and peaceful. A fresh snowfall has landed at David Livingstone Centre in the 1930s. Long Winter shadows from the trees are cast against the Shuttle Row walls and the photographers crisp footprint are seen in the shallow snow in the foreground. Overcast skies threaten more snow and […]
I filmed this 6 minute video at Greenhall on 23rd December 2009. Taking my dogs for a walk in the Winter snow, if you recall, that was the Winter that became very severe in January, with temperatures plunging to minus 15. Whilst this little video was peaceful and serene, it is with a heavy heart […]
I thought I would share this family photo. It’s one of my favourites. Winter 1973 and I’m the little boy on the sledge. Pictured also is my mother, attentively looking after me, making sure I had fun that day. I think this was taken at the top Calder, not far from Hunthill Road. Although I […]