Entry 14 – Young Detectives – Preparation

6 June 2014 On the morning of the Fair the skies over Govan and beyond were an unbroken ocean of dreamy paradise. No ominous clouds loomed over the horizon, no rain was forecast. The slightest breeze hung in the air, seemingly waiting for the moment when people were just beginning to feel the effect of Read more

Entry 11 – Young Detectives – Jean Alone

3 June 2014 The bus rattled as it pulled up across from the station. Jean pulled herself up from her seat and clung onto the poles as she made her way to the door. Thanking the driver she stepped off carefully, grateful to have her feet on solid ground again. Another old woman followed her Read more

Entry 4 – Young Detectives – Jeanie

1 June 2014 “What are you doing? Watch yourself!” her voice trailed off as the boy in the tracksuit sloped off with barely a look to see what he’d done. She shook her head and threw out a hand as he went further down the street. She hobbles off still shaking her head and muttering Read more

Entry 2 – Young Detectives – Introducing the Characters

Over the course of the Young Detectives updates various Govan ‘characters’ will be featured to give a cross-section of society and show the effect of the We Are Listening project on the police and their standing in the community. The major players of the Young Detective story are laid out here, get to know them now Read more