And so, good burghers, that is it. That's all for The Govan Fair 2012. A rather short affair in these times of economic doom and gloom. Seems like there were fewer people and definitely fewer floats; a quieter atmosphere all round.
A thank you banner is draped over the balcony at the P.I. from The Govan Fair Association, marking the centenary of Govan's incorporation into the city of Glasgow - wait a minute, are we celebrating that?
The Black Man gazeth down from on high, steward and overseer of the Govan Fair, through times of plenty and the lean days, since 1894 and on into the future, whatever it may hold.