https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8owOJjZhJNc&feature=youtu.be St. Peter's Seminary is a disused Roman Catholic seminary near Cardross, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Accompanied by a fellow dude and enthusiast. Determinedly modernist, brutalist and owing a huge debt to Le Corbusier, the seminary is widely considered to be one of the most important examples of modernist architecture in Scotland. Designed by the … Continue reading St Peter’s Seminary Film – 3rd May 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPeomAZzzzw Visited Gartloch Hospital on Monday on the recommendation of a new like-minded chum. It was closed in 1996 after serving patients for 100 years as a hospital/asylum. It is now in the process of being redeveloped into a "luxury village". Shortly before its closure, it was used in the BBC television series Takin' Over … Continue reading Gartloch Hospital – Monday 7th April 2014
Spent a couple of hours here today, this is the Ballroom in all it's floorless glory. The hospital used to be an asylum, not sure why they needed a ballroom..... Best part of the trip. Film to follow.
The West Highland Way. The phonics that blend to give this short phrase its meaning are a source of huge excitement in our house at the moment. Many have walked this 96 mile snake of a walk, rounding its neighbouring high peaks and rivers through some of the most gorgeous bits of Scotland. Many have … Continue reading Fossil Watch