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by Hughie
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Intimations 20 February 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: Intimations 20 February 2019

Yes, sad to hear. A former school mate at Eglinton. Younger brother of Tommy who played for Winton Rovers. Condolences to the family.

I take it that the Kirkgate Church is the former Erskine Church?
by Hughie
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: My Photos
Topic: Wildlife in Stevenston
Replies: 1051
Views: 172505

Re: Wildlife in Stevenston

Iain, We seem to be getting inundated with images of swans around the beaches and harbour at Saltcoats. I suppose there is a reason for this - perhaps locals feeding them? From what I recall growing up in the fifties and sixties in the three towns, swans only resided in the local fresh water dams. I...
by Hughie
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Rab and Murray
Replies: 7
Views: 49

Happy birthday - Rab and Murray

Happy birthday, Robert and Murray, Hope you both enjoy your special day. :)

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by Hughie
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: Sunshine on Leith - The Movie
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Sunshine on Leith - The Movie

Looking forward to this years first movie in our neighbourhood house film club. "Sunshine on Leith".

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by Hughie
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: What's the latest movie you've seen?
Replies: 265
Views: 65213

Re: What's the latest movie you've seen?

The green book was a guide to negro travelers, touring the southern states of America in the 1960's it listed places that they could find accommodation. Wife and I went to the 10.30 am session today (Monday) the Green book. Didn't get interested in it till after they moved away from the Bronx and m...
by Hughie
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5161
Views: 435767

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

Much better, Brian. back over on Wednesday for a check-up. :puter
by Hughie
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5161
Views: 435767

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

Last Tuesday we took the ferry over to Melbourne - we were staying the night at our sons. He lives near to the beach volleyball courts there at Port Melbourne. I was having a cataract op the following day and got told off from the wife for forgetting my sunglasses - for after the op. Before tea I we...
by Hughie
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bonzo
Replies: 15
Views: 196

Happy birthday - Bonzo

Hi Ian, Hope you have a great day on this your birthday - hope Mrs Bonzo spoils you. :)

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by Hughie
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: What's the latest movie you've seen?
Replies: 265
Views: 65213

Re: What's the latest movie you've seen?

Hope to get to see the Green Book on Sunday all being well - although it might be a challenge getting into town as there's a big Iron-man event taking place. Anyway, got a couple of donated tickets from number two son as they can't make it. :)
by Hughie
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: Shetland
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Shetland

Douglas James Henshall (born 19 November 1965) I left the UK in September 1964. :roll: :wink:
by Hughie
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Stevenston Past and Present - Fourth Paper
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Stevenston Past and Present - Fourth Paper

These papers were originally delivered as a lecture in the UP Church by the Rev A. Morris Moodie, then published weekly in the The Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald from 27th April 1900. Links to the other papers: . 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Stevenston Past and Present - Industrial Part II [/b] .. By A. M. ...
by Hughie
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Anne
Replies: 13
Views: 220

Re: Happy Birthday Anne

Happy birthday, Anne. Had trouble seeing to post - just had a cataract done. :roll:
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