In Pictures: Glasgow 2014 Parade

Earlier today, as part of Glasgow's Lord Provost's parade, Glasgow 2014 had a significant presence because in two days time it will mark two years until the Commonwealth Games begin in the city.  (more…)

Glasgow receives ‘Poverty Olympics’ Torch from Vancouver

On Thursday, a delegation from Vancouver's Poverty Olympics arrived in Glasgow to handover the 'Poverty Torch' to the community of Dalmarnock. Elizabeth Hogg from Poverty Olympics handed the torch to anti-eviction campaigner, Margaret Jaconelli who accepted the torch on behalf of Glasgow. (more…)

Restoring a 20th Century performance space to prosper in the 21st

For as long as I've lived in Glasgow, I've always been fascinated by the City's history, I love the architecture, culture and the diversity. This post is a photo essay of the Kelvingrove Bandstand depicting it's neglect since the mid-90s. I took these images yesterday and its such a shame that this unique performance space has been abandoned, vandalised, and looking in a sorry state. (more…)

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: Whose Legacy? #media2014

Last Friday (21st October, 2011) I attended a session titled “Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: Whose Legacy?” at Centre for Contemporary Arts as part of Document9 international film festival. The session was organised by Glasgow 2014 Games Monitor, who aim to uncover and highlight scandals surrounding Glasgow's games. (more…)

Open Weekend and @VeloCityArt #media2012 #media2014

Open Weekend took place between July 23rd-24th July, 2011 to celebrate One Year until the London 2012 Olympic Games with activities happening all over the UK. In Glasgow, a range of activities took place also marking Three Years until the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (more…)