Jeez' two an'na hauf years an' naebody's took the time tae answer yer post china?? must be aw fae Kelvinside eh?
fur coat, nae drawers!
This is a great wee book, describing events thit took place in tenements aw ower Glesga' noa jist Springburn, bit
then ah'm biased y'see, furr ah cumfae that wee toon cawed Springburn.
Ah called Jean Faley, the author, at hurr work at The University o' Wisconsin, wherr she wissa PROFESSOR, izzatt noa sumthin furr sumday fae the streets o' Glesga' sharing hurr smarts wae the great unwashed o' America, eh??
Anyways, Jean had written aboot 'two lassies thit lived in the close' as being Hurr pals, well, ah hudd two cuzzins thit lived in'na close oan Gourlay St., jist roon fae Millarbank St. (Ah wiss born in Cowlairs Rd) an' ah'd wunnert if it wiss thaim?? ... Well, Lo an' Behold ( ma mammy's wee expression, jist thoat ah'd share it wae aw yoose inturrlecktuals) it wiss ma cuzzins, Jean an' Catherine Kiloh (Kiloe)?? who knows?
Ah telt the wee wummin thit ah fair enjoyed hurr wee book an' widd therr be annurra?? an she said "Yes!" (funny how ye pick up oan yurr language skills when ye cross the pond eh??) an'en the wummin floored me, furr she asked, "Would you like to write a Chapter Jim??" Whit?? me?? My God! aw ah cuid write aboot wiss 'stealing folk's pigeons, budgies, rabbits etc. Naw! ah wisnae aye'wiss hungry, ah wiss jist a 'tea leaf' oh! ah kin add Colston School Dinner tickets tae that List an'aw, LMFAO!
Well, anyways, if oannie o' yoose Great Minds oan this board see annurra book oot fae "Jean Faley"?? wull ye post it oan here or gie's a wee message oan http://springburnplace.proboards.com/index.cgi
an' ah'll add ye tae ma Christmas List. Ah think it might be Heilan Coos' ah'll be sennin oot this year ... och ah outgrew the budgies an' rabbits years ago ... bit ah still 'Flee the Doos' an' thurr aw mine an' any wee boy kin cumm an' knock a few anytime ... if he kin get by the Dugs, LoL! Cheerio!