Commonwealth Games Flotilla

About 250 boats, including small ships, yachts and clippers sail up the River Clyde as part of the city’s Commonwealth Games celebrations. I headed down to Bowling on Saturday to catch them before they went under the Erskine Bridge. I was most impressed with the sight – boats hooting, pipers on the decks and people lining the…

River Kelvin is not just for fishing #shock#

John Short (Volunteer Bailiff) posted a couple of pictures today on Twitter .. The last time anything like this was spotted on the river a full scale riot was taking place and some Royalty were busy being married.  I have seen guidance on paddling the Kelvin and thankfully serious  paddlers only go on it when it is…

Desire Paths

Desire paths are…… What the hell, here is a weird video on the You Tube that describes them.. The Kelvin river bank has a ton of them and there is even a Flickr group dedicated to them. Did you even know that these tracks made by  rebellious first world  anarchists even had a name?