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24 May 2007 @ 08:09 pm
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Some things to do in Glasgow

So these Glasgow shows will be fun. If you've got a ticket, you've never been to Glasgow before, and you find yourself with some time to kill during the day then I suggest doing some of the following:


Go to the Kelvingrove Museum on Argyll Street (West End). It's a really good museum with exhibitions about Glasgow, Egyptian mummies and lots of other stuff, plus some nice paintings, and it's free. If it's a nice day, which it usually is in Glasgow, then you can also take a walk through Kelvingrove Park, which is right next to the museum.

Go to the Transport Museum on Bunhouse Road opposite the Kelvingrove Museum. This is probably the best museum in Glasgow. It even has a street inside it that's been made to look like the olden days.

Go on a tour of the Mackintosh art school building, 167 Renfrew Street, it's a pretty cool building.


The best record shop is Monorail, located inside Mono on Kings Court (off King St). It's probably the best one in Glasgow although Avalanche on Dundas Street next to Queen Street Station is also pretty good, and if you're in that area then you may as well go to The Gallery of Modern Art on Queen St.

There are a couple of good second hand bookshops in the West End off Otago Street if that's your thing. The main big posh shops are in town on and around Buchanan Street.


If you're vegetarian or vegan go to Mono on King Street or 78 on Kelvinhaugh Street. Mono has a good bar too and also has the record shop I mentioned earlier.

The best Indian restaurant is Mother India's Café opposite the Kelvingrove museum.

If you want pub food try Nice and Sleazy on Sauchiehall Street.


Spoilt for choice really: Variety Bar (Sauchiehall St), Nice and Sleazy, Mono, MacSorleys (Jamacia St), 78, Uisge Beatha (Woodlands Road, very Scottish) and about a million others. Close your eyes and walk in a straight line and you'll end up in a pub.

There's lots of other stuff to do too but these places just popped into my head.


Captain Tatty Bojangles: Flashyintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 06:50 pm (UTC)
Wow, it's like Bob knows I bought a ticket and have the whole day to kill in Glasgow.
NBbachelorettia on May 24th, 2007 07:00 pm (UTC)
Bob knooooows.
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Fashionableintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 07:00 pm (UTC)
He knooooows I was going to go to Mono and buy records and get druuuuuunk.
earsy: music//franz//the water is safe!earsy on May 24th, 2007 07:45 pm (UTC)
yaaah I'm going to Mono too. Maybe see you there.
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Lexy & Bobbyintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 07:46 pm (UTC)
Which show are you going to?
earsy: music//franz//the water is safe!earsy on May 24th, 2007 07:47 pm (UTC)
Both! What day are you going?
Captain Tatty Bojangles: As if I'd say no to Bobby snogsintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 07:48 pm (UTC)
Just the Tuesday! I'm mad about the Royal We, it seemed too good to be true. :)
earsy: music//franz//the water is safe!earsy on May 24th, 2007 07:51 pm (UTC)
Oh cool. I don't know either of the support really. I know Bob's talked about Bricolage a bit. Can't wait though. And in such a tiny place!!
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Boysintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 07:58 pm (UTC)
Bricolage are good, but I'm not as bothered about them.

Yeah, it's going to be fantastic! Whereabouts are you staying in the city?
earsy: music//franz//wtf bob u jokerearsy on May 24th, 2007 08:09 pm (UTC)
Yeha. I honestly couldn't care whose supporting. If they are listenable its a bonus.

I've not sorted that out yet. I'm waiting on a friend to decide whether or not shes coming. I booked my flights today though (I'm coming from Cardiff). Are you sorted for travel/accomodation?
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Lookit me Bobby lookit meeeeeeeintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 08:13 pm (UTC)
I've got my hotel (Premier Travel Inn on Argyle Street, nice and central) booked, need to sort out train tickets and then I'm all set. :)
earsy: music//franz//wtf bob u jokerearsy on May 24th, 2007 08:19 pm (UTC)
Cool, I might check that out. I've never benen to Glasgow before so I;m going in a bit blind. I found a hotel on the same road as the venue but then I'll probably be out of the center a bit. I'll probably end up in a hostel like usual.

I so hope Bob is rocking a beard at the gigs.
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Pouty Bobbyintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 08:25 pm (UTC)
I've never been before either, I suspect I'll be relying on taxis a bit unless someone else is heading back in the same direction as me, then I'll walk back with them. I think it really depends on how much you're willing to pay. I had a look at a few hostels, but I'm so fussy I ended up paying a bit more for a better place. (Sorry if I'm rambling!)

You know, I'm not too bothered! I think he looks great either way. Mmmmm, Bob.
earsy: music//franz//darts of pleasureearsy on May 24th, 2007 08:27 pm (UTC)
I'll be wandering round Glasgow on Tuesday and I'll be happy to come say hello and walk to the venue with you or something. I've added you to my flist so I can get in contact with you nearer the gig.

Yeah he does. I saw them at the Forum last year and it was pretty special seeing the beard up close.
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Coldest calmintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 08:32 pm (UTC)
I'll add you back! I might also be meeting up with some friends up there, so it looks like there'll be a crowd of us at the gig (are you willing to fight to the front? This is very important).

Oooh, wow. I haven't seen them since 2004 (not that I'm counting or anything but it's been two years, seven months and a day since I saw them, aahh).
earsy: music//franz//stern bobbyearsy on May 24th, 2007 09:01 pm (UTC)
Yes!! I shall be at the front! Every time I've seen them I've been at the barrier. Don't want heads spoling the view.

Aw no thats ages ago! I've seen them every year since 2004 and keeping up the trend this year thankfully!
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Words are poisoned darts of pleasureintrastellar on May 24th, 2007 09:05 pm (UTC)
Excellent! I'm really short so being at the front is super important to me, I like you more and more. :)

Wow, you're so lucky! I've only seen them the once and it wasn't great due to the friend I was with (won't go into details, but I was at the front and then I was no longer at the front), so I'm hoping this time will be a lot better.
lemursexbotlemursexbot on May 25th, 2007 12:12 am (UTC)
What's up with the Royal We? Did they pull out or something?
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Horsies! Whee!intrastellar on May 25th, 2007 12:54 am (UTC)
Oh, no, I meant I'm crazy about them, and seeing them and Franz together was more than I could ever have hoped for. Mad doesn't just mean "angry" in the UK. :)
lemursexbotlemursexbot on May 25th, 2007 01:20 am (UTC)
Duh! *slaps forehead* I knew that, I did. I'm just reading too fast again. :)

Great Icon, btw. Kind of makes me want to write Seahorse!Franz fic though. ;)
Captain Tatty Bojangles: Freudian Slipintrastellar on May 25th, 2007 01:58 am (UTC)
Hahaha, no problem! I think I'd cry if the Royal We cancelled, I've been waiting an age to see them, and after that scare where they were going to split up, I'm not taking chances.

I would like to see Seahorse!Paul/Seahorse!Esther. There is not enough Franz het! But seriously, that one mpreg scarred me. :( (And this is from the girl who wrote a fic where Nick and Alex were women.)
(Anonymous) on May 25th, 2007 03:29 pm (UTC)
yes, they're great!!!i love them!
goldenmeansgoldenmeans on May 29th, 2007 07:57 pm (UTC)
It's nice of Bob to give his fans a list of his favorite places. Some day when my sudent loans are no longer sucking my bank account dry I'd love to visit Scotland. Or Europe. Or basically any place that isn't located on the eastern US seaboard.
(Anonymous) on June 5th, 2007 04:04 pm (UTC)
LET'S FUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!