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by Catherine Belle
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Caption this
Replies: 12
Views: 318

Re: Caption this

"Please let it be a spare" :cry:
by Catherine Belle
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Recipes - Mostly Scottish
Topic: Clootie dumpling
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Clootie dumpling

morag wrote:
Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:07 pm
remember to put the silver thruppenny and other wee charms in! :D
No silver thruppennies in my hoose...silver sixpences instead. We were rich dontcha know! lol! :wink:
by Catherine Belle
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: PROVERBS
Replies: 176
Views: 7778

Re: PROVERBS

Don't try harder. Try better.
Haste makes waste.
Come as you are, not as you want to be seen.
by Catherine Belle
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: Earliest TV Comedies remembered
Replies: 32
Views: 4418

Re: Earliest TV Comedies remembered

I know this is aging me but the earliest I remember were Bill and Ben and Sooty. Not Quite a comedy by past standards but loved watching the original cliff-hanger, Flash Gordon..lol
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 196
Views: 41420

Re: What are you reading now?

Old School by Bill O'Reilly and Bruce Feirstein. Haven't finished it yet but interesting so far. Bill Talks about the values my generation grew up with versus the values of the Now Generation...AKA "Snowflakes". So far I agree with a lot of what he has written but I find it ironic that he was fired ...
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: roundabouts
Replies: 22
Views: 608

Re: roundabouts

....... It helps enormously to have a second pair of eyes beside you as you're concentrating more on the traffic around you and less on the road signs. JD. Thanks JD but I do better by myself...it doesn't help when a backseat driver is yelling, "watch out! You are doing it wrong!!"....Said from exp...
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: roundabouts
Replies: 22
Views: 608

Re: roundabouts

It may be a good idea to bring a small Canadian flag with you, if thats where you live, and attach it to your cars back window. They probably sell adhesive ones too. Then other drivers will notice you are not from here and will be more tolerant. :P Good idea , Glenshea! :D BUT...I'd need two flags ...
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: roundabouts
Replies: 22
Views: 608

Re: roundabouts

Hughie wrote:
Mr McGoogle will tell you the correct way to negotiate a UK roundabout, Catherine. :wink:
Thanks Hughie. :)
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: roundabouts
Replies: 22
Views: 608

Re: roundabouts

bobnetau wrote:Catherine, just do what Bobby and I do, use public transport!
Not an option unfortunately, my big sis insists on a car while we are home... :roll: But thanks for the input, Netta...hope you and yours are well1 :)
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: roundabouts
Replies: 22
Views: 608

Re: roundabouts

Aaahh Catherine, you're not going to let me off the hook are you? :( I tried hard to keep away from an answer. Unfortunately, there is no good answer that I can think of. Even common sense does not help as the eejits who design these things are beyond understanding. We have one here in Delft at a 4...
by Catherine Belle
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe
Replies: 3673
Views: 171813

Re: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe

morag wrote: He just knows you're a guid Stinstin lassie, unlike Viv and me apparently! :lol:
Should never have said that...apologies to BrianF
by Catherine Belle
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe
Replies: 3673
Views: 171813

Re: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe

Hi, Meg. Please find in the first class letter i have posted today a postal order. This should cover the costs of drinks to the Stevenston guys ie Michaelm, Eulbedog6, bonzo and Mr D. Must not forget wee Viv i think she would appreciate a Strawberry Daiquiri. As for Morag am not to sure but if she ...