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Ken Smith at Large

  • 24 Jun 2014

    SOUNDS sexist I know, but the reason I heard for Glasgow tenements being designed with only three storeys above the ground floor is that the male architects worked out this is as far as a woman can climb with a bag of shopping in each hand.

  • 17 Jun 2014

    PEOPLE have blind spots concerning their own towns and cities.

  • 10 Jun 2014

    IN most parts of Glasgow if you saw a chap strolling down the road with a sheep's head stuck on the top of a pole you might think his butcher had a complicated answer to a shortage of plastic bags, or more likely that the sheep carrier had forgotten to take his medication that day.

  • 3 Jun 2014

    THERE is a chilling photograph of the five-day siege at Glasgow's Barlinnie Prison in the eighties which shows two hooded protesters, pictured in stark black and white against a grainy sky, standing on the chimneys high above the prison, arms outstretched, showing their mastery of their world.

  • 27 May 2014

    FOR a city that once built one-fifth of the world's shipping, its citizens never seemed naturally at home on boats.

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