Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Coca Cola truck comes to Silverburn

Glasgow once again had a visit from the big red Coca Cola truck.

Unlike last year's visit to the city centre, this year it came to the Silverburn Shopping Centre.

People crowded round it and queued up to have their pictures taken.

Eventually the time came for the truck to leave, on its way to another busy location for hundreds more avid fans to get up close to it..

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Late Night Photographs

As a mark of respect for the victims of the attacks in Paris, buildings throughout Britain have been lit up in the colours of the French national flag.

Unsure of how long this would last, we took a near midnight trip, firstly to Clydebank and then to Glasgow.

The rain tried its hardest to spoil our photographs but our spirits were not dampened by the weather.

Clydebank's titan crane
SSE Hydro
After returning to Greenock we waited at the waterfront for the demolition of Hawick Court, the last of seven high flats in Greenock.

This was expected to take place around 2am, however we spent a further 2 hours eagerly waiting the warning siren to tell us that the blowdown was imminent.

All this time mother nature continued to pour down on us making our wait a rather unpleasant affair.

To avoid getting the camera gear soaked we sat in the car and shot hand held, resting the camera on the open window of the car.

Saturday, 7 November 2015

Inverclyde Council Fireworks Display

My first visit to the Council's fireworks display in a few years and it didn't feel like a typical November night.

The weather felt decidedly warmer, drier and calmer than many past displays I have been to.

Using the recent James Bond film, Spectre, as a theme for the show, there were a large proportion of white fireworks in the display.

Overall, I was pleased with the event.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Glasgow Airport

Plane spotting on a dull rainy day isn't always fun.

However a report that two RAF Typhoon jets were parked overnight and due to fly out again in the morning brought me up to Glasgow Airport for their departure.

After they left I went to the end of Runway 23 to watch some commercials arriving.