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Glasgow Patter on A bus

Went to see my GP today at 9.40 am my daughter Lauren droped me off befor she went to her work, once finnished with the Dr i decided that as it is a typical day weather wise in Glasgow ie heavy rain and strong winds i would venture in to Glasgow City center by Bus, now i have not been on a bus for over 30years, so on i poped , very shaky and by this time desheveld and wet, got my ticket and went to sit up stairs ( don't know why) i fell up most the stairs as the driver moved off, not bad i thought, sat down and put my ipod on to listen to my friends new album, after about 10 mins the bus stopped out side Glasgow's Barlinnie prison or aka ( The Big Hoose) at the stop was all i can discribe as some local glasgow worthies just relised from prison, nouthing unusuall therr i tought to my self , then they all trooped up the stairs singing and dancing as to celibrate there freedom , once seated they dully rolled up a few joint's , now i know what a joint smells like as i hate the smell of cigarets, .

One of the party noticed me and came bounding over to offer me a joint, i am shaking like a jelly by now not of fear just PD, i decliend and he sat next to me , then out came the carry out ( Glasgow Slang for drink) a few bottels of Buckfast ( A tonic wine adopted by the local drunks ) once more i was offerd a wee swally ( Drink) agin i refused and told the guy it was too early for me , amaging my thoughts as he said ( well pall look like your an alky any way, look at ye shakin fae heed ta toe, you must have been on a bender yer sell .

i tryed to expliain what was wrong with me , he did not understand just laught and moved set, as i got up to leave the bus i fell flat on my face , all the guys just out of jail gave me a round of appluse and wishe me good luck.

Just a day in Glasgow hope this put's a smile an you faces as you read this.

For my self i just cracked up very funny

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Thank ye.


that is very very funny al - i just loved the accents and the bit about you falling flat on your face whilst the cons thought you were a lush - keep em comin xx


Yes, it did make me smile. Thanks, you're a real storyteller, shades of the Big Yin himself. I wonder whether any of our friends from across the ocean understood the lingo? They are missing a lot if not.


Thanks for a great story. Made me laugh. I remember the first time someone suggested my coffee might help me sober up. Hadn't had a drink for years.Can only chuckle. Reminded me not to take things too seriously. Thanks


Been to my local village pub today, to watch the football, all was going fine my team got beeten by Kilmarnock, had a few wee beers , fell of a bar stool split my head open , and stagerd back home , what a niceday, My wife went off her head, As for my head i have a lump the sise of an orange and a small cut above my left eye , ah Parkinsons's !!!


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