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by bobnetau
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 412925

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Penny Tray wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:43 am
GLASGOW HERALD
13 FEBRUARY 1946

AYRSHIRE HEAD MASTERSHIP

The Ayrshire Education Committee yesterday appointed Mr. ALEXANDER PENNEL, Ardrossan, acting rector, as rector of Ardrossan Academy.
I always knew him as Daniel Pennel, wonder when and why he changed names
by bobnetau
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Words we used
Replies: 304
Views: 29087

Re: Words we used

Wish I had read these yesterday as my daughter-in-law was asking for Scottish phrases(with translation ) to use in her classroom while teaching her pupils about indigenous diversity. Seemed happy to use the Selkirk Grace and Lang may your Lum reek. Would love to hear her pronunciation. For those who...
by bobnetau
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 28
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: Trivia Quiz - 28

7 for me
by bobnetau
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Australia Day 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 454

Re: Australia Day 2019

Meg wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:44 am
Happy Australia Day to all our Oz members - wouldn’t mind some of your sunshine for a wee loan today :D

Meg
Meg, would happily have given you 20 degrees yesterday. We had rolling power stoppages yesterday so no aircon etc. and temps in the 40s
Would have been happy to look out at some snow.😊
by bobnetau
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Threetowners cycling thread
Replies: 656
Views: 106112

Re: Threetowners cycling thread

Hugh do you have to register and insure E bikes here in Aus.?
by bobnetau
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Fell off the back of a truck
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Fell off the back of a truck

Hugh, it might be me🤔 but I cannot see a pic
by bobnetau
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Ardrossan Motive Power Depot 67D
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Ardrossan Motive Power Depot 67D

meekan wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:05 am
Meekan’s Faither wis there tae
He must be in the ohoto😉
by bobnetau
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Just Joined? Please Introduce Yourself
Replies: 936
Views: 391660

Re: Just Joined? Please Introduce Yourself

Hi Netta - yes he was one of a kind. He made my dads nameplate for the front door - it was brass and the letters were German Gothic font. It went to New Zealand to my brother Jim. Mr McCracken was sooooo talented wasnt he. Would love to see pics of his sketches. Mx Meg, will see if I can look them ...
by bobnetau
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 27
Replies: 15
Views: 1352

Re: Trivia Quiz - 27

Well, guess I only got 9 then.
by bobnetau
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 27
Replies: 15
Views: 1352

Re: Trivia Quiz - 27

WooHoo! 10, must have given us an easy one to start the year, Hugh
by bobnetau
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Just Joined? Please Introduce Yourself
Replies: 936
Views: 391660

Re: Just Joined? Please Introduce Yourself

Hello David, and a warm welcome to the three towners. I think your dad worked at the Shell Mex with my dad (Jimmy Gordon). I remember both your parents - especially your dad and his practical jokes - he had the gift to make everyone laugh - Meg Meg, Mr McCracken was a lovely man. A great sense of h...
by bobnetau
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Intimations 19 December 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1233

Re: Intimations 19 December 2018

Meekan, we wondered if it was Jim from Clyde Terrace. Condolences to the family.