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.
Left: Mum outside our council house with her first grandchild, my niece.
Right: Footbridge over Clyde between Blantyre and Bothwell
Left: River Clyde from footbridge looking downstream
Blantyre on left.
Bothwell on right.
Right: River Clyde from footbridge looking upstream
Livingstone Centre. Old entrance with turnstyle - now closed
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
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Secondary School Days