It was during a historical slave walk through Glasgow‘s crumbling streets when a young farmer turned graphic designer stumbled upon — then was eventually followed — by a mysterious figure named James McCune Smith… Months later, with a rented Duke Street premises under his thumb, Dan Taylor was sitting in the pub discussing ‘shitty names’ for his café. ‘My brother was reading them out. Yummy Yum, … Continue reading Review: McCune Smith Café, Glasgow
Whether you’re a student, alumnus or just love this quiet corner of Glasgow, here are my top reasons to spend some time in the vibrant West End, home to the iconic University of Glasgow (as seen in Outlander).
These walks won’t get your muscles defined, nor will they give you vertigo. Instead, these are four of my favourite wanders in different areas of Glasgow and the west, from city to coast. Alongside each stroll, I’ve suggested an eatery (because we all know that’s the best reward after a day of exploring!)
I’m sure you’ve already bookmarked Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, in your travel to-do list. But have you really considered its west coast alternative, Glasgow? Forget about the bad press you’ll hear about Scotland’s biggest city — it’s totally misleading. Glasgow is a hubbub of culture, cracking architecture and awesome chat — there’s so much to discover here. Find out my five favourites below!
Today we celebrated Charlotte’s birthday. None of us are real ‘birthday’ people. We’re happier drinking tea over tequila; relaxing in a café as opposed to a club; tucking into a cake rather than a kebab. So, to commemorate Charlotte’s ageing in the nicest way, Zoe came up with the cake crawl.