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by Hughie
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Location of Cowie Family Home in South Beach road
Replies: 10
Views: 3651

Re: Location of Cowie Family Home in South Beach road

I get this. It was taken in June 2018.
17 South Crescent Ardrossan.jpg
by Hughie
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats founder of London's Cycle Response Unit
Replies: 10
Views: 1902

Re: Saltcoats founder of London's Cycle Response Unit

The link in the first post in this topic went missing. So searching I found a more comprehensive link. See top of page.
by Hughie
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: My Photos
Topic: Sleeping warrior
Replies: 15
Views: 380

Re: Sleeping warrior

I think this is the one. I see it's been shared around.

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by Hughie
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: World Solar Car Race - Darwin to Adelaide
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: World Solar Car Race - Darwin to Adelaide

Those Dutch are at it again. Looks like they will have a first place getter again. https://www.standard.net.au/story/64357 ... challenge/
by Hughie
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: AYR PRISON
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: AYR PRISON

:think: It would be interesting to know what the caption to that photo would have been.
by Hughie
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2691
Views: 334721

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

It was agreed to erect a lamp on the old railway at the back of Quay Street. A proposal was made that a lamp be put up at the road leading to Cuthbertson’s factory. This had me stumped for a while. Countess Street becomes Quay Street from the intersection at Dockhead Street and continues toward the...
by Hughie
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: golfing disaster
Replies: 5
Views: 628

Re: golfing disaster

Thought I'd bring this old topic to the fore. The pro-golfer Jim Scott passed on a few years ago in South Africa. I'd heard he became a millionaire, I believe this was unrelated to golf. Chris returned to Scotland way back then as his father was very ill. At that time he had to get a clearance from ...
by Hughie
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Stevenston - Sword Swallower
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Stevenston - Sword Swallower

That was right, Chris. Black was the name. They lived close to John and Jean Barr and their kids in Laverton back then in late sixties. Garden shears? I'd like to see that. :roll:
by Hughie
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Stevenston - Sword Swallower
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Stevenston - Sword Swallower

Just watched an episode of UK's got talent where there was a sword swallower performing. It threw me back many years to our early days in Australia when I heard about a Stevenston man who was into sword swallowing - I never did meet him. But I do recall him being mentioned a few times. The family li...
by Hughie
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Stevenston High 1961 - Class Photo
Replies: 9
Views: 375

Re: Stevenston High 1961 - Class Photo

All done, Morag. I've forwarded it to your sister. :hi:

Added - your sister has acknowledged receiving it. //perfect
by Hughie
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Stevenston High 1961 - Class Photo
Replies: 9
Views: 375

Re: Stevenston High 1961 - Class Photo

Morag, Ha haha! What are we going to do with you. :wink: All the email addresses I have for you are bouncing. If there is another family member with an email address send it to me via a PM and I'll forward the photo to them. When you get your email address resolved, get back to me via PM and I'll up...