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by Hughie
Wed Feb 01, 2023 3:46 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 76
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Trivia Quiz - 76

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. Which river runs through the Grand Canyon? Colorado River 2. What do you call a young Hare? A leveret 3. The milk of which animal is used to make Scottish Lanark Blue cheese? Sheep 4. Where is the boat race between oxford and Cambridge held? River ...
by Hughie
Mon Jan 30, 2023 4:11 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 435
Views: 188831

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

hahaya2004 wrote: Sun Jan 29, 2023 11:49 am I think they may have needed it for the mines and quarries.
Yes, they had a fair amount of Ironstone mining in Dalry and Dynamite didn't come along till the early 1870s.
by Hughie
Mon Jan 30, 2023 3:31 am
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: Larson
Replies: 14
Views: 2855

Re: Larson

You know it's true! //funny

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by Hughie
Sat Jan 28, 2023 7:15 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 250
Views: 112085

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on May 19, 2010 150 YEARS AGO on May 1860 For the week ended May 23, 5097 tons of pig iron and 2904 tons of coal were shipped at Ardrossan Harbour. The arrivals and sailings have increased over the past few weeks and numbered as hi...
by Hughie
Sat Jan 28, 2023 7:11 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Hughie
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Happy Birthday Hughie

Sorry Brian, Still waiting to see if anyone took photos. But we had a good concert. If any turn up I'll post them. :puter
by Hughie
Thu Jan 26, 2023 11:02 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Seasider59
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Happy birthday - Seasider59

Happy birthday, Seasider. It's that time of year again - enjoy your special day. 🎂 :puter

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by Hughie
Wed Jan 25, 2023 11:46 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Address To A Haggis
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Address To A Haggis

This is different. Passed on to me by Robbie Cook in Canada:

by Hughie
Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:59 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Hughie
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Happy Birthday Hughie

Thanks everyone. Had a lovely day and went out to dinner last night. It's Australia Day today, our harmonica (moothie) group will be performing in the senior citizen's hall - cost of entry $2.00 with a cup of tea and a biscuit - all good fun. :puter

I'll understand if you can't get there. :roll:
by Hughie
Mon Jan 23, 2023 12:15 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Robert Cook
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Happy birthday - Robert Cook

Hi Robbie, Hope you have a great day on this your birthday. :puter

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by Hughie
Sat Jan 21, 2023 10:36 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 250
Views: 112085

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on May 12, 2010 150 YEARS AGO on May 1860 THERE was lambed in at Glenree, Isle Of Arran, a lamb which had neither head, legs nor tail. Part of the body had wool on it, proving there had been life. The mother, a Cheviot ewe, had ano...
by Hughie
Fri Jan 20, 2023 9:41 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St. Johns class photo C1966
Replies: 0
Views: 258

St. Johns class photo C1966

https://i.imgur.com/jBAsLf1.jpg Names supplied - they could be primary 2 or 3 I'm told. Can you help add the missing names? Row and number from the left please. ;) Back row - Robin/Robert McCaig?, Gerard??, Brian Griffin, Neil?? , ??? , John Cameron? , Jim Gaddis , ??? Third row - Maureen Donohue, ...
by Hughie
Thu Jan 19, 2023 1:49 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 120
Views: 60094

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette January 19, 1945 Tommy Clarkson Many fine left wingers have been seen with Irvine clubs and we consider Tommy Clarkson, of the Meadow, one of the best. While agreeing he was moody, still on his game he was one of the best. Meadow fans will remember Tommy carry...