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by Hughie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: My Photos
Topic: Kangaroos
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Kangaroos

Furry visitors while house sitting for family in the country.

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by Hughie
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: What's the strangest job you've done?
Replies: 26
Views: 2807

Re: What's the strangest job you've done?

Worth a bump. Can you add to the topic? See first post:
https://www.threetowners.net/forum/view ... 51#p133651
by Hughie
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Threetowners 20th Birthday Celebrations
Replies: 18
Views: 658

Re: Threetowners 20th Birthday Celebrations

We know it's been a long haul for you and your family and your dear wife Ian. Keep in mind, we, your extended family are here for you.
by Hughie
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...
Replies: 505
Views: 65478

Re: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...

Something fun and different. :)

by Hughie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Threetowners 20th Birthday Celebrations
Replies: 18
Views: 658

Re: Threetowners 20th Birthday Celebrations

Well done to Meg and the social committee for arranging all this. Unfortunately for a couple of reasons I can't attend. First I have a minor leg operation due in the next couple of weeks and wouldn't be able to make the long flight from Australia. I hope everyone enjoys the get together, I'll be loo...
by Hughie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: Who do you think you are
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Who do you think you are

Popular Australian actor Rodger Corser's ancestors where the subject of Tuesday night's Australian version of TV's "Who do you think you are". Transported to Australia as a convict his ? times great grandfather, Kennedy Murray was born circa 21 August 1771 at Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland. John Murr...
by Hughie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 333
Views: 75307

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

THE FIELD, THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN’S NEWSPAPER June 18 1859 KILWINNING PAPINGO. The 377th anniversary of the ancient society of Kilwinning Archers has been appointed by the captain-general to take place on Friday, July 20. the day after the Grand National meeting at Eglinton Castle. There will be shoo...
by Hughie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Womens World Cup
Replies: 11
Views: 793

Re: Womens World Cup

Nice to wake up this morning and find that our Matildas had a 3-2 win over Brazil. Nice after their bad start against Italy. Jamaica next. :)
by Hughie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Unexpected return of lost husband
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Unexpected return of lost husband

Clifton and Redland Free Press 20 June 1890 A Greenock man nearly assumed the Enoch Arden róle. A body washed ashore at Ardrossan, having been identified by the wife, was declared to be his. The "widow" obtained the insurance money, and was soon after courted by a young man. The wedding was about to...
by Hughie
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4563
Views: 486343

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Manchester Evening News June 13 1890 UNEXPECTED RETURN OF A LOST HUSBAND. A man who was supposed to be dead has just turned up in time to prevent a bigamous marriage, The circumstances are rather peculiar. Several weeks ago the body of a man was found on the shore near Ardrossan. A description as ne...
by Hughie
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Threetowners in Uniform
Replies: 47
Views: 9571

Re: Threetowners in Uniform

Three of my Ardrossan Eglinton school mates wearing their Para berets at the Ardrossan Highland Games on Sunday. They are left to right: Jim (Clem) Smith, the next two are unknown to me, then John Warnock and Jim Armstrong.

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by Hughie
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Threetowners in Uniform
Replies: 47
Views: 9571

Re: Threetowners in Uniform

Image is that of David Sillars, uncle of member Anne in SA. David served in the second world war though the regiment is unknown. He was born in Stevenston in 1920 moved to Irvine when he got married and worked in the ICI all his life. He died in 2014 aged 94.

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