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by Hughie
Thu May 28, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bobnetau
Replies: 11
Views: 59

Happy birthday - Bobnetau

Happy birthday, Netta. I'm sure you'll be spoiled as usual with your morning coffee brought to by Bobby. You've trained him well - I should talk. :roll:

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by Hughie
Thu May 28, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...
Replies: 610
Views: 119421

Re: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...

Thanks, Bruce. Got that! :good:
by Hughie
Wed May 27, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Cannon Hill - Goal Posts
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Cannon Hill - Goal Posts

This might seem silly as it's such a strange place to have a lone goal post in the location indicated by the X in the image below (image courtesy of Bob Bryden). The old memory has failed me on a few occasions, but could this recollection be right - was there a goal post there? Jeezo! If you scored ...
by Hughie
Wed May 27, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...
Replies: 610
Views: 119421

Re: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...

Thanks, Bruce. Eddi put her heart into that - so lovely. Just one of the few tunes along with Ashokan Farewell that gives me damp eyes - that too has a Scottish connection according to the composer. I might have to have an afternoon snooze and listen to your radio show which is on after midnight her...
by Hughie
Wed May 27, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5720
Views: 679672

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald & Ayrshire Gazette May 27, 1949 On The Waterfront It often happens that a visit to the local Police Court on a Monday supplies an indication of the nature of shipping in the harbour. Such an indication was given this week when the names of three seamen were called-and, as usual, w...
by Hughie
Sun May 24, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 54
Views: 8110

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on the 6, June 2007 100 YEARS AGO Friday June 7, 1907 THE following gentlemen have been appointed Justices of the Peace for the County: - Charles J Shearer, Ardrossan; Dewar Paton, Largs; Hugh Wallace, Stevenson; AB Birkmyre Scott, Ste...
by Hughie
Sat May 23, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your pictures of Scotland 15 - 22 May
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Your pictures of Scotland 15 - 22 May

:think: Looks like a good year for Blackbirds. :roll:
by Hughie
Sat May 23, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: My sinking computer chairs
Replies: 1
Views: 90

My sinking computer chairs

My computer chair has been gradually sinking. Had the same problem with the last one and tried to give it away but there were no takers so I put it in the garage - see Here . Anyway, I fixed both of them today for around $5.00 just with a piece of PVC pipe - they don't go up and down now but I'm hap...
by Hughie
Fri May 22, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 240
Views: 23638

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Yes, we were on a 28 day domestic cruise around Australia, it was called off after 8 days. We sailed back into Sydney the day before the Ruby Princess arrived. It was a worrying time with returning overseas passengers cramming into the domestic terminal and with many flights cancelled including our ...
by Hughie
Fri May 22, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2192
Views: 325213

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald May 22, 1937 Land Slide Danger at Stevenston. We learn that the Annandale Brick Company have made preparations to move the Redan Refuse Bing at Garven Road, Stevenston. Some people think that they have begun in a very dangerous spot. that is in the top of the shank of the old pit ...
by Hughie
Thu May 21, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Scottish NHS
Replies: 14
Views: 395

Re: Scottish NHS

exile wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 10:20 am
I once heard the head of Personnel at Nobel's described as a man "who could walk unner a snake wi' a lum hat oan".
Used that expression ever since.
Absolute classic! :hi:
by Hughie
Thu May 21, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 240
Views: 23638

Re: Coronavirus pandemic