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Painters for the Theater


9 July 1989

Glasgow Isn't Paris, But...

By Bill Bryson

LEAD: SHORTLY AFTER EDDIE FRIEL BECAME chief executive of the Greater Glasgow Tourist Board, in 1983, he wandered into a downtown hotel and asked the clerk what there was to do in Glasgow on a Sunday afternoon. ''Go to Edinburgh,'' she replied without looking up.

New York Times • Magazine • page 34 • 4,098 words