Bygone News - Willie Coupar en Stobswell and Links to the Late Jim Reid <p>The recent death of Dundee folk singer, Jim Reid, raised in the Stobswell area of the city, brought out a few references to his song " The Stobbie Parliament Picnic".</p> <p>The Stobbie Parliament were the old men who sat on a long bench just above Ogilvie church in the early years of the 20th century. They sat and blethered and, as the name suggests, set the world to right.<span class="read-more"><a href="/reminiscences/stobswell-and-links-late-jim-reid"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Dura Street Mains Loan 1980's Football People Picnics / Outings Worthies Willie Coupar Stobswell Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:19:22 +0000 lynne.davidson 755 at