Candy and Donald - Andy Neil (Tollcross)

Season 1, Episode 8,  May 04, 2021, 08:15 PM

This episode is a conversation about the life and adventures of leading rally driver Andy Neil, with her children Candy and Donald.  
Andy, also known as Annie and her sister Chrissie, also known as KiKi were born and brought up in the pig farm at Tollcross.  
Andy never sat a driving test, yet she drove trucks for the pig farm and competed in rallies including the Monte Carlo rally. 
We talk about her life, her rallying career, the pig farm, her family, memories of Tollcross, the politics of land ownership in Glasgow, a firearms armistice amongst many other topics
This episode of TFtE is presented in association with another artist in residence in Glasgow, Rebecca Fraser's Today Museum, whose project LIFE explores and archives what life is like in 2021 for the people of Shettleston through their stories and objects. 
For more information on Rebecca's work please visit: https://www.todaymuseumparkhead.com/
 
Thank you so much to Ann Dundas, Donald’s wife, who rang me up to see if we’d be interested in these tales.  Thanks Ann, that was a brilliant suggestion!   

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