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by Jim McCreadie
Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: What are Paramedics worth?
Replies: 0
Views: 41

What are Paramedics worth?

A very recent edition of The Scottish Sun reported two paramedics, while attending a 999 call during July last year in Wolverhampton, were attacked by a man brandishing kitchen knives. Both were left with gaping wounds. The female was stabbed in the chest, inches from her heart, suffering a puncture...
by Jim McCreadie
Mon Jul 05, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Looking for half sister
Replies: 2
Views: 490

Re: Looking for half sister

Entry amended.

I believe the Salvation Army have a " find an adoptee " scheme. It may prove worthwhile contacting them.
by Jim McCreadie
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Vinyl See Off the Others ?
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: Vinyl Ssee Off the Others ?

There's a few "vinyl" shops around Fremantle but their prices are ridiculous.
by Jim McCreadie
Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Granvue Stadium Dog Track - Stevenston
Replies: 12
Views: 489

Re: Granvue Stadium Dog Track - Stevenston

Hi madge, you got it in one! "Quequeg" was the native-American harpooner in "Moby Dick"! Were you also aware that Hermann Melville spent time whaling before he wrote the book? I well remember Joe and Peggy from 11 Dippin Place; Joe was an A1 bus driver and Peggy a conductress. At...
by Jim McCreadie
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Granvue Stadium Dog Track - Stevenston
Replies: 12
Views: 489

Re: Granvue Stadium Dog Track - Stevenston

The bookies were at the back of the stand against the corrugated wall. At least they were when my Dad's dog "Queqeg" raced there. He was a big brindle dog with ears which went vertical when he heard the hare - those ears made him instantly recognisable!
by Jim McCreadie
Wed May 19, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: SEEKING BARRY McMANUS OF ARDROSSAN
Replies: 12
Views: 11808

Re: SEEKING BARRY McMANUS OF ARDROSSAN

Thanks Penny Tray, I was aware of his passing. Rodger, extremely good to hear from you. In the very near future, I will send you a PM. Please be on the look-out. However, I believe you may be required to register. Alternatively, my home e-Mail address is: bucephalus49ATbigpond.com - replace AT with ...
by Jim McCreadie
Fri May 07, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: Exploring the female body
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Re: Exploring the female body

Well, you learn something new every day eh? LOL!
by Jim McCreadie
Sat Apr 24, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Ayrshire-Roots
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Ayrshire-Roots

Thanks Hughie. It would be a great pity to lose such a valuable resource!
by Jim McCreadie
Sat Apr 24, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Ayrshire-Roots
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Ayrshire-Roots

What has happened to the ayrshire-roots website? Would someone enlighten me please?
by Jim McCreadie
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Will I? Won't I? Such a choice
Replies: 30
Views: 2071

Re: Will I? Won't I? Such a choice

As you wish.
by Jim McCreadie
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Will I? Won't I? Such a choice
Replies: 30
Views: 2071

Re: Will I? Won't I? Such a choice

That was one man's opinion.
by Jim McCreadie
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Will I? Won't I? Such a choice
Replies: 30
Views: 2071

Re: Will I? Won't I? Such a choice

Well said Hughie! He was his own man who spoke his mind and if you didn't like it; " tough ti**ies " - a phrase we knew well here in Oz, Ma Sheila wasn't it?