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Sat 20th September 2014 at 12.00 am - Sun 30th November 2014 - 12.00 am

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At the Laurencekirk and District Rotary Club Meeting, Vice President Alan Smith gave an illustrated talk on his six days visit to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Alan has a soft spot for Glasgow, having courted and married a native, and having worked there in his early civil engineering career. With this background, he was able to combine some fine photos of the Games in the stadia and in the streets along with many views of historic buildings in Glasgow with expert comment on their history and architectural beauty.

Alan advised the members that to appreciate Glasgow, you have to keep looking up to see the awesome magnificence of the buildings with their wonderful stone carvings. He took the club on a tour of famous landmarks including- the City Chambers, Central Station, Hutchison