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The Geography of Glasgow

The city is in the west central lowlands of Scotland and straddles the River Clyde; it is a unitary authority in its own right and has the largest population in Scotland and is the most densely populated area of the country.

A brief history of Glasgow

The history of the area around Glasgow pre-dates even Roman settlements. When St Mungo built a church at what was then called Glasgu, he could not have imagined that he was to be the founding father of the largest city in Scotland.

Business and Industry in Glasgow

As the major 'heavy' industries in the city collapsed during the 20th century, Glasgow suffered the ignobility of reputedly being a city of high unemployment and social depravation. However, by the 1990s the city had reversed its fortunes.

Shopping in Glasgow

Having the largest population in Scotland it should be no surprise that Glasgow has the largest shopping area in that country. What might be a surprise is that it has the second largest shopping area in Britain, outstripping Birmingham and Liverpool.

Sightseeing in Glasgow

A city steeped in history there are sights and attractions galore to see in Glasgow. One thing which is entirely free is just walking around the city enjoying the architecture.

Social aspects of living in Glasgow

With a population of almost 580,000 Glasgow is by far the largest city in Scotland by population. It covers an area of over 17500 hectares giving a population density of nearly 33 people per hectare.

Recreational and sports amenities in Glasgow

As a city with one of the worst health records in Europe, the city council is keen to encourage its citizens in participating in sports. There are 18 municipal sports and fitness centres, as well as numerous sports playing fields.

Transport in and around Glasgow

The wealth generated by the city of Glasgow and its importance to the economy of both Scotland and Britain has ensured that as new transport systems developed the city was sure to benefit from being linked with them.

Accommodation for visitors in Glasgow

With the city very keen to build on its success from being European City of Culture, Glasgow has continued developing accommodation options suitable for tourists, conference delegates and people passing through Glasgow en route to other places.

Bars, Restaurants and Entertainment in Glasgow

With a history of mythological proportions to live up to, the modern cosmopolitan city of Glasgow has a thriving nightlife. Then again, was it ever any different?

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Blind Date Basics

Your friend has just set you up with a guy you have never met and know nothing about. You have those fears. What if I don't like him? What if I like him but he doesn't like me?

Being dumped - get over it!

Virtually everyone has been dumped at some time in their life. I know I have and I know how much it hurts...

First Date Dos and Don'ts

First dates are very nerve racking and often leave us shy, silent and with no chance of getting a second one because we weren't prepared for this one...


Date Ideas

The first date is not just about restaurants and movies. Here are some great first date ideas starting with the very cheap, moving through the more expensive right through to the extravagant, for when you win the lottery!

Get out there and flirt!

No matter what you think, to be a great flirt it's not necessary to be devastatingly attractive, rich, smooth, or good at fluttering your eyelashes.

How to attract a man

I remember my first job. There was this gorgeous guy working there. The only problem was I had never talked to him, but I knew I wanted him.

Chatroom dating

Chatrooms are a great place to meet potential friends, and perhaps lovers. Even better you don't have to dress up and pass visual inspection to go there.

Dating Tips for Men

This may sound cheeky but the worst thing you could do when going out on a date (specially if it is your first date with her) is to turn up unshaven, looking dirty and smelling.

Ending a bad date

The guy that you have fancied for ages has asked you out on a date and you've spent all day getting ready. Then when he turns up he looks like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards and that's just his hair.

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