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by calleytwo
Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: new work on the prom
Replies: 33
Views: 6885

Re: new work on the prom

Heavy seas have always been a problem at the railway. Dad told me at times the spray over had damped down the fire in some of the steam locos. Whether or not that is true I remember my cousin and I used to go onto the top of the footbridge from school at lunchtime and get wet from heavy spray right ...
by calleytwo
Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:42 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: California Quake
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: California Quake

I'm in Southern Cal, about 20 mins from Pasadena, 30 L.A. we are in a between belt from the earthquake fault circles, get shook up a bit at times and some damage, but so far nothing major, she says touching wood..the San Andreas is just north but at the other side of the local mountain range. Some ...
by calleytwo
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: California Quake
Replies: 6
Views: 958

California Quake

Could have been worse but not good with lives lost. Are you alright Morag. Whereabouts in California are you? Wee Ali
by calleytwo
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5134
Views: 389244

Re: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic

I don't get enough sleep... I'm an animal lover but some neighbour has a bird that just goes 'wheep, wheep' no song, all day long from early on. Now my cockatiel mimics it. Another neighbour's dogs bark all day, maybe same neighbour..ah, serenity, where did you go, knew I shooda joined the Carmelit...
by calleytwo
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:12 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Worlds Most Livable City
Replies: 21
Views: 5070

Re: Worlds Most Livable City

Well done Melbourne, Hughie, wee Ali, has not been on here for ages ,hope he is alright Don't know that I have ever been alright but still here anyway with no major changes. Just been liberated by the 18 year old daughter getting her driving licence. After 13 years of kidding on I am retired I can ...
by calleytwo
Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Margaret Mcpherson and Dugald McLellan
Replies: 9
Views: 4333

Re: Margaret Mcpherson and Dugald McLellan

Sorry Craig - I missed this post. I was 8 when I last saw your grandmother but remember her well. A strong intelligent woman. She would have known all the details of Dugald's ancestry. If his father was a local well to do then it would explain many things! Not least being your Great grandmother's de...
by calleytwo
Sun May 25, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Technology
Replies: 21
Views: 1842

Re: Technology

On a favourable note. the new technology conversely makes meetings with friends and others easier to arrange. In the old days if you arranged to meet somebody in town and a last minute emergency occurred you had no way to contact them when after left home. Now you can just pull out the mobile and ta...
by calleytwo
Sun May 25, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: May contain Peanuts!
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: May contain Peanuts!

Its true enough - they are not nuts but they can be the most dangerous of all for people with allergies. On the other hand macadamias can be fatal for dogs!
by calleytwo
Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Holden saloon 1966-68
Replies: 13
Views: 1866

Re: Holden saloon 1966-68

I had an HR Holden station wagon years ago with the 161 engine. It was a good economical car for its size - I used to get around 30 to the gallon - once got a genuine 32mpg towing a four wheel trailer full of prewar Standard parts (same as SS1 Jaguar) through the hills but never bee n able to work o...
by calleytwo
Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: hypnic jerk
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: hypnic jerk

Most unpleasant when it happens. Wee Ali
by calleytwo
Sat Apr 12, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: What's in your fruit bowl
Replies: 12
Views: 1637

Re: What's in your fruit bowl

i done a big shop the day and bought different fruit rather than the traditional ie bananas oranges apples. Kiwis, Mangoes and Grapefruits i purchased but how do you prepare them . Can you hedgehog a mango. peel a kiwi or eat a grapefruit without sugar. Think i better get back to basics :oops: Mang...
by calleytwo
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Meg's new Hip (Split from) Homecoming 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1906

Re: Meg's new Hip (Split from) Homecoming 2014

Hope you are out and about in full flight soon Meg! Wee Ali