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    Researching your home’s history – new five-week course

    Who would live in a home like this? You can go ‘through the keyhole’ by researching the history of your home with the help of a new course that begins next week on Wednesday, May 5. This process can be both interesting...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    House history … unlocking your home’s past

    Every home has a story and one local historian is helping residents research the lives of their houses, whether they are cottages or closes, terraces or townhouses. Dr Ronnie Scott is presenting an Aye Write! session called...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Aye Write! Research can reap real rewards for creative writers

    Ronnie Scott, a regular speaker at the Aye Write! book festival, suggests some search strategies for fiction writers. Creative writers don’t have to imagine every detail of their characters’ life stories or adventures. Research can relieve part...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Family history: How to unravel the web

    Fascinated by family history – but unsure what resources there are are on the internet? A one-day course at the University of Glasgow, delivered by author and westendreport.com contributor Ronnie Scott, will help you navigate the web to find the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Take a walk on the wild side – in search of the West End’s architectural menagerie

    The West End has a wealth of wildlife-themed statues and carvings, on grand public buildings, on coats of arms and on seemingly random private houses, writes Ronnie Scott. Not all of them are obvious, so take our...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Glasgow Doors Open Day – a 170-building welcome

    Glasgow Doors Open Day 2014 has been launched today – and you can find a complete list of all 170 buildings and events involved in the September festival on their website now. The free annual heritage festival is coordinated and organised...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • New class tells Glasgow’s story

    Interested in the history of our fair city? Then you will enjoy “The Glasgow Story”, a new evening class presented by westendreport.com contributor Ronnie Scott, starting on October 10. The 10-week class will examine the growth and development...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • A Glasgow literary festival? Aye Write!

    Aye Write!, that glorious celebration of writing, books, authors – and readers – brings a welcome warm glow to the city in April. With a diverse and busy programme, Aye Write! not only features Scottish authors such...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Family History: Unravelling the web

    Fascinated by family history – but unsure what resources there are are on the internet? A one-day course at the University of Glasgow, delivered by WEreport contributor Ronnie Scott, will help you navigate the web to find...

    • Posted 5 years ago