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by bobnetau
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Very early school sports champions ;-)
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Very early school sports champions ;-)

Oops, Just read post again, Not sure that the first part was sports prizes.
by bobnetau
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Very early school sports champions ;-)
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Very early school sports champions ;-)

Mary was ahead of you and Bobby so would not have been in infant 1b. She was 18 months older than Bobby. There are Marion's in the family but age is not right for them either.
Bobby doesn't remember sports in Primary, just after the qualifying.
Bit confusing🤔
by bobnetau
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday Penny Tray
Replies: 19
Views: 340

Re: Happy birthday Penny Tray

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday, PT and many more of them. From Bobby and I
by bobnetau
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5134
Views: 389176

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

Enjoy, The Strawberries- Hughie,Netta -and co... :D :D We kept buying strawberries, just cut them before eating to be on the safe side. There was another scare at the weekend with someone putting something in an apple. They arrested a woman yesterday for the strawberry contamination. A disgruntled ...
by bobnetau
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Intimations 7 November 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Re: Intimations 7 November 2018

Helen Badlands (neePederson) stayed across the landing from us in Seton street. Her mother had the shop in Glasgow street between Seton street and Maroni's chip shop. Memory must have failed me at an early age as I have been referring to her as Morag all these years. She was a former pupil of Ardros...
by bobnetau
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: The Melbourne Cup - 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2656

Re: The Melbourne Cup - 2017

Know nothing about its form but because of the name I will be barracking for Prince of Arran today.
by bobnetau
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Meg.
Replies: 19
Views: 917

Re: Happy Birthday Meg.

Wishing you a very happy birthday, Meg. Welcome to the club, Netta and Bobby.xx
by bobnetau
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Life's pleasures.
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: Life's pleasures.

Sweet Caroline, Glensheena and Morag.
Lying in bed reading a book, eating chocolate with a glass of wine.
by bobnetau
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1924
Views: 203633

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

CASUALTY OF WAR 25 OCTOBER 1918 Died as a result of fever, Lance Corporal JOHN AITKEN , (35), 4th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders – Theatre of war, home – husband of the late Marion Gemmell Aitken, Quay Street, Saltcoats. I think this may be a relative of Bobby's. Will need to look out th...
by bobnetau
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 310
Views: 46673

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald !8 October 1862 IRVINE. On the 10th inst., Thomas Wilson, labourer, was brought up before Bailies Calderwood, Wallace, and Paterson, charged with creating a breach of the peace by foolishly and without cause bringing his mother-in-law while in a helpless condition in a ...
by bobnetau
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Liptons in Saltcoats
Replies: 20
Views: 1484

Re: Liptons in Saltcoats

A story told about Ardrossan shipyard when some workers were having an unofficial tea break when the boss John Colman appeared and the men all scattered but one left his billy can behind. Big Jock as he was known asked the question of his foreman "whose tea is that?" To which the reply was "I think...
by bobnetau
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Recipes - Mostly Scottish
Topic: Pea and Ham Soup
Replies: 25
Views: 5526

Re: Pea and Ham Soup

Made a big pot of pea and ham soup yesterday. Wonder if I get Brownie points too, Hugh