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Love Glasgow and love books about Glasgow but found this book, excellent in parts, a bit of a cliche Worth reading, though. ^FREE ↡ No Mean Glasgow: Revelations of a Gorbals Guy ☔ In his last book, The Real Gorbals Story, Colin MacFarlane detailed how he witnessed a once great area, home to wonderful characters and grand old buildings, disappear before his eyes By the time MacFarlane s tenement was knocked down in the early s, he had left school and been rehoused in another part of the city In an attempt to extricate himself from his Gorbals gang days, he took a job as an apprentice chef at one of Glasgow s top restaurants, where he soon discovered that his colleagues were just as insane as those he had mixed with on the city streets Meanwhile, MacFarlane struggled to integrate into the affluent area that his family had been moved to and soon found himself returning to his old haunts and back in trouble againIn No Mean Glasgow, MacFarlane charts his eventful, fun packed passage from Gorbals street boy to grown man on the brink of a new beginning He describes his adventures with a mixture of humour, sadness and delight It is a book for those people living all over the world who remember the old Glasgow a city teeming with warmth, passion, patter and characters who could brighten up even the darkest of days