Welcome to the second blog in my exercise series. Every Tuesday at 5.45pm I walk into Dance Glasgow on Ruthven lane, tired after a long days work. By 6.30pm, however, I strut out on to Byres Road feeling like a million dollars.
Hi Everyone! My name is Terrence, and after coming to Glasgow from Toronto in early 2014 to work on the Commonwealth Games, I find myself still here although the Games finished over a year ago! Something about the City and its people have kept me here.
Colin and I are just back from a fab week in London and wanted to share with you some great things we found to do in the Capital. This is in no way a definitive guide to London but just a wee blog about our meanderings. In our 6 days we visited 4 areas of London and here are the highlights from each of them:
This years Section 33 pop up restaurant is being held for 5 nights in the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall’s, Argyle Street, Glasgow. Launching last year with a pop up restaurant in Govanhill Baths, Section-33 is headed by Kyle Steel. Kyle not only has a wealth of experience in the restaurant business but also a heart of gold- with a proportion of the profits from these events going towards the restoration fund of the Panopticon and food banks. Last years event raised £2000 for the Govanhill Baths restoration appeal.
We probably picked the wettest, most miserable night on Saturday to go to the Electric Gardens II in the Botanic Gardens, Glasgow. We had been to Electric Gardens I in January and loved it so we were keen to get back.
St Louis Cafe Bar can be found at 734 Dumbarton Road, by the Thornwood roundabout and is a great neighbourhood bar. My friend Emma and I strolled in here one Sunday afternoon looking for a quick bar snack and were immediately impressed by the warm atmosphere.
As the nights draw in, the weather gets wetter and the mince pies get warmer, our motivation for exercise quickly freezes over. So I thought I would do a wee series of great places to exercise around Byres Road to get us warmed up again. First on the list is Pilates in the Botanics. Continue reading
North Star is one of my favourite café’s in Glasgow. I love it and could not wait to review it for you.
Last Saturday I was so excited to go to the Cromlix, near Dunblane. A restaurant and hotel, owned by none other than local boy and tennis champion Andy Murray. Which explains the two tennis courts next to the car park in the Wimbledon colours. The winning streak of this restaurant, however, did not stop there….