Football Queens & Kings

Chapter 161 – Essential Lateral Thinking

Thompson & French's Printworks resides on Princes Street, four hundred yards from Eglinton Toll. I proceed discreetly to Alexander Campbell's office."So we have a problem?", I ask Alexander, who is nose deep in reams of paper.Alexander doesn't look up, "We have tried everything to lower production costs.""How long have you been sitting here?""Nine hours.""Would you … Continue reading Chapter 161 – Essential Lateral Thinking

Chapter 160 – Product Test Completion

The question about the new tram system's repercussions for current transport methods hangs in the air. As if David Mackintosh had just witnessed the future and didn't like it. Glasgow Bridge provides an excellent vantage point to look up the Clutha, which bustles with ships traversing the globe, transporting their goods. Do they fear their … Continue reading Chapter 160 – Product Test Completion

Chapter 157 – Commerical Success Equation

In our carriage, Robert MacLeod stares at the guinea in my hand, tales side up, "We need to improve the cost side of the equation. You have the right intention by doing everything possible to reduce cost and not sacrifice quality. Quality is the boundary we will never cross.""You are going to help?", Robert asks, … Continue reading Chapter 157 – Commerical Success Equation

Chapter 155 – Burning The Budget

The examination of Robert Macleod's new creation continues in the carriage. We have finally reached the start of Glasgow's Great Western Road. Robert shakes off the water from the map and hands it over, "The water doesn't penetrate. Alexander Campbell scoured the world for this material and combined it with his new printing techniques to … Continue reading Chapter 155 – Burning The Budget

Chapter 154 – Specification of Requirements

Robert Macleod retrieves the tramline map from the drawing office, and we walk out onto Hope Street, where my carriage waits."Take us to the corner of Park Road and Great Western Road, please?", I shout up to David Mackintosh, my coachman, who will take me anywhere I require, day or night.Robert pulls the map out … Continue reading Chapter 154 – Specification of Requirements