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Priory Street 1970s

  A photo next, shared by Drew Semple here a while back. Pictured is a rather busy Glasgow Road from Priory Street, at a time in the 1970s, when it was still open to traffic at its junction with Glasgow Road. In the background, The Broadway Cinema, Stonefield Tavern is still recognisable in the foreground. […]

Stuart Christie – The Wider Side of Life

The following extract is from author Stuart Christie’s book “My Granny made me an Anarchist” and recalls his time in 1960 or so coming to Blantyre.The words are unedited, sent over by Stuart and printed here with his permission. His brilliant book can be bought here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Granny-Made-Anarchist-Stuart-Christie/dp/0743263561/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1413229926&sr=8-1&keywords=my+granny+made+me+an+anarchist “A SUBSTANTIAL PART of teenage social life in […]