‘Was exceedingly grand and terrific’

I came across this sketch of Rawyards Cotton Mill, Airdrie in the SCRAN archives. The way the sketch has been drawn, and the pattern of the windows, reminded me of … Continue reading ‘Was exceedingly grand and terrific’


Tuesday’s eclipse of the moon.

‘Were you silent when we died?’

The following is a piece of art based on short passages from  HALF OF A YELLOW SUN  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:  

In a time before social media influencers

I came across this prominent advert in the Kirkintilloch Herald. The advert featured regularly in this paper in the years before the first world war: