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Lewa Thomas

Lewa Thomas – 18

Lewa was born in Glasgow, where she’s lived all of her life. I first met Lewa at Akara, the wonderful bakery and café she runs on Duke St.    We talk about growing up as a Nigerian Scot in Glasgow, the nature of hailing from another culture and living in Scotland, her journey to opening […]

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Babs Nicgriogair

Babs Nicgriogair – 17

This episode is a chat with Babs Nicgriogair.  Originally from Stornoway, Babs has lived in Glasgow since the mid 80’s.  Babs has worked at Green City in East End since the Millennium. Green City is a Wholesaler of ethically sourced food and drink based in the East End and is also a worker’s coop.    […]

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Dennistoun Flats

Housing with Irene McInnes and Seán Damer -16

This episode features a chat between Irene McInnes of Reidvale Housing Association and sociologist, historian and author Seán Damer.  In each of the 15 episodes that we’ve released so far for Tale Fae the East, the notion of community, home and housing seems to be an implicit part of the picture we’re building of the […]

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Jane and James Torrens – 15

In this episode I talk with Jane and James Torrens, formerly of St Rollox Church in Sighthill. Both Jane and James have quite remarkable professional medical backgrounds.James left medicine to enter the church as a minister.  St Rollox became his parish.It was during their time at St Rollox that refugees came to settle in the […]

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Mandy McIntosh

Mandy McIntosh – 14

Featured Image: Mandy and Oonagh at the relocated Sighthill stone circle This episode is a conversation with the artist Mandy McIntosh. Mandy grew up in Glasgow and in South Africa.  She has lived in different parts of the city, but in this episode we pay particular attention to her time in Sighthill.  We talk about her life […]

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Tim Morozzo & Alasdair Satchel

Tales fae the East Trail

The Tales Fae the East Trail places portrait photos of the people we’ve spoken to in key locations in Glasgow’s East End. Each poster has a QR code that you can scan with the camera function on your mobile phone, which will then take you our post about that person on this website so you […]

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Tommy McInnes - Tales fae the East

Tommy McInnes – 13

n this episode I talk with Tommy McInnes of Dennistoun – Tales fae the East

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Sophie Kindreich - Tales fae the East

Sophie Kindreich – 12

n this episode I talk with Sophie Kindreich of Haghill / Dennistoun – Tales fae the East

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Mark Chambers - Tales fae the East

Mark Chambers – 11

In this episode I talk with Mark Chambers, the radio coordinator of Bolt FM.

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Jackie Shearer

Jackie Shearer – 10

This episode is a conversation with Jackie Shearer of Dennistoun – Tales fae the East.

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Tales fae the East - Barbara Orton - 9th Podcast

Barbara Orton – 09

This episode is a conversation with film and TV producer Barbara Orton about her life and work and how she came to live in Dennistoun.

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Candy & Donald - Tales fae the East

Candy and Donald – 08

This episode is a conversation about the life and adventures of leading rally driver Andy Neil, with her children Candy and Donald.

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Rose Ruane - Photo by Tim Morozzo

Rose Ruane – 07

This episode is a conversation with Rose Ruane of Dennistoun.
Rose originally grew up just outside of Glasgow, and first came to settle in the East End in a flat in Haghill

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Robert Macaulay (Photo: Tim Morozzo)

Robert Macaulay – 06

This episode is a conversation with Robert Macaulay of Robert’s Hair Design. Robert was born and brought up in Sword St and knows Dennistoun intimately.

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Alis Le May

Alis Le May – 05

This episode features a chat with Alis Le May of Dennistoun. Alis is a bespoke tailor, whose practice includes making both suits and dresses

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Photo - Tim Morozzo

Stuart Cosgrove 04

This episode is a conversation with Stuart Cosgrove of Dennistoun. Stuart is a writer, broadcaster, television executive and so much more.

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Elaine MacKenzie Ellis - Tales fae The East

Elaine MacKenzie Ellis – 03

Elaine MacKenzie Ellis is an actor with an enviable list of credits to her name including Rab C Nesbitt, Still Game, Dear Frankie, Sunshine on Leith…

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Mitch Miller

Mitch Miller – 02

In this episode I speak with Mitch Miller of Dennistoun. Mitch is an artist who works with an approach which he calls the Dialectogram, offering a pigeons eye view of spaces. Spaces as seen from above, but with the pigeon’s knowledge of where all the dropped chips from Friday night lie. Mitch comes from a […]

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Tales fae the East - 1st Podcast

Irene McInnes – 01

The 1st of our series of Podcasts – Irene McInnes In the first episode of Tales Fae the East we speak with Irene McInnes of Dennistoun.  Irene grew up in the East End, and came to settle in Dennistoun in her 20’s. She’s one of the key figures in Reidvale Housing Association, a pioneering community housing […]

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Tales fae the East

podcast and photography – Introduction

Tales Fae the East is a podcast and photography project about the lives of the people of Dennistoun, Sighthill and Haghill.

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