Bygone News - Worthies en Jean Gall <p>What about this lady who was a bible singer from the old Overgate. She had a hall above the 60 minute cleaners and was blind. She used to sing in City Square on a Sunday and we used to call her organ over from her hall. In these days we used to go with her to public houses for a donation, and she got quite a bit of money in them days. In her hall we used to sing all bible songs and she had acute hearing and knew by your walking who was doing anything wrong. Her hall was freezing at times as we used to stand on chairs to get warm etc.<span class="read-more"><a href="/reminiscences/jean-gall"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span> Buildings/Structures Childhood Entertainment Fifies (Tay Ferries) Worthies John Kane Overgate Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:08:26 +0000 fiona.christison 1108 at 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