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We moved from the tenement in Broompark Road, High Blantyre to our new council house in Cowan Wilson Avenue, Blantyre when I was thirteen. I lost contact with some of my friends from High Blantyre but made new friends. We found new places to play too.

Maggie pram mono

Left: Mum outside our council house with her first grandchild, my niece.

Clyde footbridge 5 Clyde from footbridge 10

Right: Footbridge over Clyde between Blantyre and Bothwell

Left: River Clyde from footbridge looking downstream

Blantyre on left.

Bothwell on right.

Clyde from footbridge 2 Clyde Blantyre 4

Right: River Clyde from footbridge looking upstream

Livingstone Centre old entrance 1 Livingstone Centre 6

Livingstone Centre. Old entrance with turnstyle - now closed

Livingstone Centre 4 Livingstone Centre fountain 1 Livingstone Centre 10

Four images below: Around Livingstone Centre

Statue of David Livingstone being attacked by a lion

World fountain plaques say, 'The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof.'

David Livingstone's birthplace

Exploration trail - leads down to Clyde

Bothwell Castle 4

Bothwell Castle


Book cover shop Book cover shop

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