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The Toffs in the Tenement By Ron Windward
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The new book by Glasgow author Ron Windward that's ' The talk a' ra steamie' The story of a family from the affluent West end of Glasgow in 1968 who lose all their money and get the shock of their... More > posh lives when they end up living in a single end tenement flat in Heron St,Bridgeton. This fish out of water tale is funny, uplifting and ultimately a feel good tale of friendship and family in times of severe poverty.< Less
The Toffs in the Tenement By Ron Windward
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Funny and uplifting story set in the Glasgow tenements of 1968. Featuring the affluent Nairn family who lose everything and end up in the slums of Bridgeton much to the delight of their new... More > neighbours the Campbells.< Less
Once Upon A Time In Glasgow’s Oatlands By Danny Gill
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Come with me on a walk through old Oatlands, street-by-street, back to that time when our old tenements were still standing. Where we had so many shops to choose from, to a time when people had... More > more time for each other. Where we all knew each other and we all helped each other, and where we had our very own Richmond Park on our doorstep. And where all of us weans were loved unconditionally. Back to that place we loved, this was oor Oatlands, “ Once upon a time.”< Less
Emah Roo: Sooside Memories By Danny Gill
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With the collapse of the back elevation of our tenement we were shipped out to one of those new housing schemes being built on the outskirts of Glasgow and I hated leaving the soo-side behind. I... More > kept going back for this is where I felt I belonged. In this book I have tried to keep alive those memories that people of my generation can all relate to, just ordinary everyday things we all done in the Gorbals and Oatlands and which are forever embedded in our minds, not forgetting walks over to the toon either. I left Glasgow when I was 20 years old (48 years ago) but like most exiles, Glasgow has never left us.< Less
In His Father's House By James Buchanan
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Cramped together in a Glasgow tenement at the end of the first great war, the McMillan family grows as unemployment rises. Young Billy McMillan watches the world change around him with his best... More > friend Jacky, while Mr McMillan moves from job to job. Eventually their lives move towards the inevitable onset of Adolf Hitler's ambitious Germany and yet another war. "A genuine piece of literature, written in the times, and now saved in history for Scotland and the world over to remember"< Less
In His Father's House By James Buchanan
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Cramped together in a Glasgow tenement at the end of the first great war, the McMillan family grows as unemployment rises. Young Billy McMillan watches the world change around him with his best... More > friend Jacky, while Mr McMillan moves from job to job. Eventually their lives move towards the inevitable onset of Adolf Hitler's ambitious Germany and yet another war. "A genuine piece of literature, written in the times, and now saved in history for Scotland and the world over to remember"< Less
In His Father's House By James Buchanan
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Cramped into a Glasgow tenement, the McMillan family grows as unemployment rises. Young Billy McMillan watches the world change with his best friend Jacky, and Mr McMillan moves from job to job.... More > Eventually they are all faced with the inevitable onset of Adolf Hitler's ambitious Germany, and yet another war.< Less
In His Father's House By James Buchanan
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Cramped into a Glasgow tenement, the McMillan family grows as unemployment rises. Young Billy McMillan watches the world change with his best friend Jacky, and Mr McMillan moves from job to job.... More > Eventually they are all faced with the inevitable onset of Adolf Hitler's ambitious Germany, and yet another war.< Less
The Toffs in the Towerblock By Ron Windward
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Set in Bridgeton, Glasgow in 1968. The Toffs in the Towerblock continues the story of the posh Nairn family who originally hail from the affluent West End of Glasgow. After losing all their money,... More > they now live in a room and kitchen tenement flat in Heron St Bridgeton. The story begins a few months before the Nairn’s move to their new high rise flat in Ruby Street. There are laughs galore as they attend their first tenement house party. Also, follow young Rupert as he takes part in a grudge game of ‘Rounders’, visits Sir William Arrol steelworks in Nuneaton St and has a hilarious visit to a Glasgow barbers shop. The sights and sounds of life in the tenements of 1968 Glasgow are affectionately remembered as the posh Nairn’s continue the struggle to adapt to their new lives. There are laughs, tears and tantrums once again as all the regulars return in this funny and heart-warming tale of tenement life.< Less
The Toffs in the Towerblock By Ron Windward
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Set in Bridgeton, Glasgow in 1968. The Toffs in the Towerblock continues the story of the posh Nairn family who originally hail from the affluent West End of Glasgow. After losing all their money,... More > they now live in a room and kitchen tenement flat in Heron St Bridgeton. The story begins a few months before the Nairn’s move to their new high rise flat in Ruby Street. There are laughs galore as they attend their first tenement house party. Also, follow young Rupert as he takes part in a grudge game of ‘Rounders’, visits Sir William Arrol steelworks in Nuneaton St and has a hilarious visit to a Glasgow barbers shop. The sights and sounds of life in the tenements of 1968 Glasgow are affectionately remembered as the posh Nairn’s continue the struggle to adapt to their new lives. There are laughs, tears and tantrums once again as all the regulars return in this funny and heart-warming tale of tenement life.< Less

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