in a city described by Nicholas Pevsner as "The Jewel in the
Crown of Victorian Architecture in Europe" can also have its
darker side. This banner illustrates the darker autumnal side of
the city. At the top a stylised skyline is thrown into stark relief
by the setting sun. At the foot is a map of Glasgow with the various
towns making up its conurbation. Embroidered in blue is Ibrox and
in Green Parkhead.
is a striking image of a couple in a deep embrace, caught in the
headlights of a passing car. In typical Glasgow style he holds a
fish supper in one hand and she holds a cigarette in hers. ( This
is one of three sets of fish and chips illustrated in the banners).
The background is a complex mix of ancient and modern buildings
that make up inner city life. Halloween is marked by a silhouette
black cat with flashing green eyes.