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Greetings of the season to you from all of us here at West End Life


his year seems to have flown by and here we are once again preparing for Christmas and Hogmanay.

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We hope you enjoyed 2018 as much as we have and are looking forward to 2019.

The formula for gift buying 

So enjoy your celebrations; enjoy your family and friends and your homes and all the good things you will share.

Style Files - Sparkle this Christmas 

And remember to stay local, shop local and support each other within the fantastic place we call home.

Christmas books - book reviews  Cardwell Gardening Tips  Community Councils 


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Contributors this issue: Kieran Gallagher, Joanne Simms, Marilyn Thompson, Holly Thompson

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george square come to the party! Article kindly provided by M.H.Davidson and R.H.F. Binns Glasgow Historical Association.

Just step into George Square and join in the party - the statues are having their own!


he fairy lights are now on to delight young families. Then there’s the Christmas Fair with muffins and mulled wine. Wandering amongst the stalls one becomes aware of the statues’ obscure figures. The young Queen Victoria is here with her beloved Prince Albert. On the tele, “The Young Queen” shows Victoria falling in love. In the Square the equestrian statues of Victoria and Albert appear side by side at the time of their visit to Glasgow in 1849. She is wearing a stunning long dress. Victoria’s romantic appearance in Glasgow is very different from her dumpy image.

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party in the Old North British (Now the Millennium Hotel) to persuade Harry Hopkins, Roosevelt’s representative, to agree to Lend Lease. The ships soon followed. Britain’s position had been dire. Four years later my Mother and Grandmother took me to rejoice with 50,000 people on VE Day.!

Parties go with a swing, when friends share their enthusiasms. Victoria like others was a fan of the Waverley novels by Sir Walter Scott at the centre of the Square. Not far off are the poet Thomas Campbell and Glasgow’s first MP James Oswald both of whom stumped up for Scott’s statue.

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Close by Victoria and Albert is their friend Robert Peel. Further away is Victoria’s dashing hero Colin Campbell. Victoria has her back to Gladstone whom she couldn’t abide. Meeting someone you don’t like adds spice to the occasion! To hear the bells at Hogmanay crowds foregather in the Square. In January 1941, Churchill hosted an altogether different kind of

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The finest statue in the Square (1819) is Sir John Moore, killed in action at Corunna, His bronze statue is cast from surplus materiel from twenty-two years of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Moore’s statue reminds us of the biblical beating of swords into plough shares presaging a century of peace and prosperity. @westendlife

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The West End has it all and the world thrown in. You can go out every day and sample the cuisine of a different country.

ive yourself a break this Christmas and shop local – after all, all those tourist guides can’t be wrong!

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We are living in the part of Glasgow that the guide books rave about because of the eclectic range of first-class shops, services and entertainment. And that’s not to mention all the fantastic places to eat and drink - and most of them are within easy walking distances of home, or the subway or a taxi rank. How many privately-owned shops can you think of in the heart of the city centre? It is now predominantly in the hands of the massive national and international retail chains. Now take a look around the West End. Yes, there are some nationally-recognisable brands here and there, but there is also an explosion of so many different types of independent businesses. This is how shopping used to be; it is how shopping should be! Do you know that Byres Road and the lanes are home to nearly 300 businesses? You name it, you will find it. Many are run by the people who make the goods themselves. The area is also home to specialist repair shops which will fix anything from your bike to your antiques brooch. And look out for the incredible mix of retro clothes on sale. Your Christmas feast will also be amazing if you shop at many ofWest the artisan food shops in the area. End Life Magazine

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Making a Will –

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theStyle files Have yourself a cosy and comfortable Christmas.... by Marilyn Thompson

Comfort and style are words to keep in mind this festive season and to pull off the perfect polished, yet comfy look for all your Christmas requirements, you’ll need some essentials that you can build an outfit around.

A classic coat is a necessity and when worn with a luxe cashmere polo neck, black jeans and comfy boots, it’s an elegant look that will take you almost anywhere, from Christmas shopping and visiting relatives, the heart warming carol service or your traditional Christmas Day walk. With the addition of some well chosen stylish accessories, like a cosy hat and scarf and some leather gloves, you can add your own unique sense of style and mix and match to suit each occasion. When entertaining at home, you can’t beat the classic combination of a silk blouse and some easy fit but classic cut trousers, the perfect mix of comfort and style. Best of all, you get to keep your slippers on! (Hallelujah)

Get organised early, shopping done, presents wrapped, tree decorated, table set....then you can hopefully relax and actually enjoy the special spirit of Christmas - light a scented festive candle and snuggle up in your Christmasy Fairisle sweater with a cup of tea and a mince pie, peacefully contemplating, reading your favourite book or binging on Christmas movies. However you choose to relax is up to you - the important thing is that you find the time to do it before the magic of Christmas disappears for another year, and in its place, you just feel slightly bewildered.

Of course, you’ll probably need some form of party wear, but given that this is all about comfort, if you do need a bit more pazzaz then why not just add some sparkly statement earrings or jazz up an existing outfit with an oversized brooch. Instead of torturing your feet by squashing them into high

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heels, why not try a pair of flats decorated with glitzy embellishments. Little things like this this may be all that’s required to add a touch of relaxed glamour when needed, without sacrificing comfort, or adding yet another sparkly creation to the once worn stash of ‘Christmas Past’ outfits.

The teen STYLE Files Sparkle all the way!

One of the biggest Christmas party wear trends of 2018 is the 1960’s, so embrace sequins, the miniest of mini’s, the sheerest denier tights you can find and pointed kitten heels for the perfect show stopping look. If the 60’s aren’t your thing, then anything that shimmies with sparkle and shine will do the trick.

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When it comes to clothes, surely the most comfortable and cosy part of Christmas has got to be new pyjamas. Is there a better feeling, after a long day of cooking, cleaning and entertaining, than the pleasure of easing yourself into your soft and comforting pj’s - I don’t think so. In the run up to Christmas, it’s so easy to lose sight of what’s really important, ‘the big stuff’ - like faith, love, kindness and compassion - let’s not forget to put them on our to do’ list.

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Christmas books ❆

Michael Morpurgo with illustrations by Jim Field Egmont UK Hardcover ISBN -10: 1405284595

We lost a giant this year with the death of Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist and much more; an all-round hero for so many people. If you are one of the many who bought A Brief History of Time and was lost after the first three pages then this is for you, as he writes about the ultimate challenges we face today. A percentage of all royalties will go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association and the Stephen Hawking Foundation.

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John Murray Hardcover ISBN-10: 1473695988

Misty Kalkofen and Kirsten Amann Hardcover Quarry Books ISBN-10: 1631594184

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking

Drinking Like Ladies: 75 modern cocktails from the world’s leading female bartenders; includes toasts to extraordinary women in history

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A chance to improve your cocktail making skills and work on your feminist iconography; I’ll drink to that, anytime. (A review as long as the book’s title, Slàinte!)

Michael Morpurgo’s novel War Horse has been adapted into West End play as well as a film adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg. The former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo writes about protecting the environment in this beautiful story of an old man’s wish for his granddaughter to live in a better world. With Jim Field an award-winning illustrator providing the pictures, this is our Christmas must-buy; you know a small child somewhere and they should have this book.

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The seven steps to the perfect

Chrsitmas gift

By Joanne Simms

In these affluent times when everyone seems to have everything, how do you choose a present?


he idea of the four-gift rule has taken off over the past few years as a way to help curb Christmas excess but the real Christmas-aholics amongst us do tend to think this a bit sanctimonious, so why not widen the net a bit to a seven-point guide? The difference between want and need can be difficult to explain to small children and spoilt brats and remember that brattish behaviour does not stop once you reach adulthood; it’s just that we usually use more unpleasant words to describe it.

Want Needs are necessities and essential for survival and wants are what we desire; we might need a new winter coat but we want it to be top of the range, designer-labelled. The amount of cash available for a gift can lift it out of need and into want.

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Remember that wants can change over time and differ from person to person and your fur-trimmed, hooded, down-filled vision of bliss might make someone else look like a scruffy cat sitting on top of a walking duvet.

Need A gift that meets a need can be the most thoughtful of all; it shows that you have used both time and empathy to consider your gift purchase. Most of us in this country are lucky enough to have all our basic needs met, but it is very gratifying when you hear someone say, ‘Oh, thank you, I so needed one of those.’

Wear The queues in stores in the New Year are testimony that buying a gift for someone to wear can be a tricky business. If you don’t know the right size then don’t buy it and remember: pale olive green might be your favourite colour but it could give someone else the complexion of a corpse, so stick to neutral shades.

Read If it is the latest best seller then they might have read it already. Just because you love a particular series of zombie-apocalypse-romances it doesn’t mean everyone else will and if they have a hobby/ passion then chances are they own it. Gift vouchers are not a cop-out: any passionate reader will tell you there is nothing better than walking into the shop with money to blow on books. Or find a really old second-hand book on their favourite subject; they will enjoy comparing and contrasting across the decades.


Now into this mix here are three new headings, use these to help hone your four-gift rule to perfection.


Possess Some gifts are for us to keep; when we are younger we do not own as much and as we age our homes become more and more full. If you know an older relative who is trying to downsize don’t buy them something they have to own unless it falls into the need category.

Consume This is fast becoming a favourite gift category especially in the food and drink sector. A treat of expensive coffee, chocolate, wine, whisky, olive oil or other cooking ingredients is often welcomed. This is a firm favourite with older people who might have enough possessions and if you know someone who is a bit cash-strapped, a little bit of luxury is always welcome. If buying toiletries or cosmetics check out a more up market version, or top up their supplies of what they already use.

It is said that ‘millennials’ are more experience-driven than previous generations. Theatre or concert tickets, cookery lessons, a meal out, driving courses, balloon rides or a nice wedge of euros or dollars to spend how they like on their upcoming holiday are the way to go. Asking them to send you a photo of what they did or choose shows you are genuinely interested.

And finally . . . . Who was it who said it its better to give than receive? Turns out it was Jesus, check out Acts 20:35, ‘we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ (NIV) Make sure one of the gifts you give this Christmas is to a charity and explain what you are doing and why you are doing it to your kids – the gift of kindness will never go out of fashion or be exchanged for the right size or colour.

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Choosing the right Chr Make sure you ask the right questions before you buy your tree!

By Kieran Gallagher Cardwell Garden Centre


s Christmas approaches thoughts stray from the garden to more pressing matters, particularly if you have children. Preparing for a visit from Santa Claus will take priority over gardening.

fragrance into the house. The hyacinths, especially, have a powerful scent that is hard to miss and can be nought ready to flower.

December is a quiet month for the average gardener and some basic regular maintenance will keep things ticking over nicely. Even the humble houseplant is happy with a small amount of water every few days, depending on your heating at home.

The delicate plants need to kept at steady room temperature and transported and sold accordingly. I would avoid buying plants located next to a door or refrigerated area. Your plants should have protection whilst you take it home from the shop, usually a plant sleeve. I might be biased, but I buy my poinsettia at Cardwell!

Poinsettias, Amaryllis and prepared Hyacinth bulbs are all ideal ways to introduce some colour and

Poinsettias require a little more care and you should select your Poinsettia from your retailer carefully.

One of the most important purchases at this time of year for the home is the Christmas tree and cut or real trees remain popular. The are several different varieties of pine trees available, so the days of losing all the needles from your tree two weeks before Christmas are a thing of the past. The best for needle retention is the Nordman Fir. The Nordman has been available for a number of years, but the quality of the trees varied a lot. It was very difficult to get a good shaped Nordman above 6 feet or 2 metres tall. At Cardwell we have been buying all our Nordmans from the same Dumfries based plantation for around 10 years. The quality and consistency of the trees is unsurpassed by anything I have seen in some 25 years of selling them. The Nordman Fir is one of the most expensive of the trees you can buy, but it really is a case of ‘you get what you pay for’ if you want to avoid problems with sharp needles and needle drop. Of course, there are alternatives to the Nordman, most commonly the traditional Norway Spruce and Fraser Fir.

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ristmas Tree for you Fraser Firs are a good ‘in between’ option if the other two do not appeal. It has quite soft needles and has decent needle retention. The Norway Spruce is the traditional style of Christmas tree. It has the worst needle retention of the three varieties and has firm pointed needles that anyone who has handled them will be all to aware of. However, our customers like them and they remain popular. There are a few things to be aware of when buying and caring for your tree. I would avoid buying a wrapped tree as there is no way of telling what shape it will be once it has been in a tree stand for a few days. Make sure you see the tree unwrapped and the shop should be able to wrap it again for transport or have it delivered. When removing the wrapping from your tree always do it from the bottom up. This avoids pulling against the natural shape of the branches and pulling needles off unnecessarily. Buy a fresh tree. As soon as a tree is cut down it starts to die from the base of the trunk. Trees that are harvested, stored and shipped may be weeks old by the time they are available for sale. As I mentioned earlier, our trees travel only a couple of hours to get to Cardwell, so we know they are fresh. If possible, keep the tree outside until you want to put it up. Removing the wrapping at this point will allow the tree to ‘settle’ which just means that the branches will lower slightly as the tree regains it’s natural shape. On most cut trees the base of the trunk will have started to harden. Cut off this part to leave fresh wood and once it is in a stand that will hold water the tree will actually take the water on and prolong its life while in your home. It is the same as you would do to cut flowers. Adding a little granulated sugar to the water will also help, but you must remember to check the water level and top it up as required. Avoid placing the tree to close to a radiator if possible. Follow these simple steps and your tree should see you through Christmas, but please remember each tree is unique. It is possible that the tree will not last as long as expected, but if this happens very quickly I would advise you to speak to the store where you purchased it. They should be sympathetic if, like us, they are confident in the quality of their tree.

I do hope that you all have a great Christmas and a very happy New Year, from myself and everyone at Cardwell Garden Centre! West End Life Magazine

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