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by Neilwal1
Thu May 02, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan academy teachers
Replies: 1
Views: 3568

Ardrossan academy teachers

I read with interest some of the teachers. I was there from 1978 to 1982. One post talked about teachers throwing things and one springs to mind was mr Paddy Pixton. He was nasty and his choice of deterrent was to launch the black board duster. Once my neighbor was whispering and next thing that bad...
by Neilwal1
Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Arran ferry
Replies: 122
Views: 41874

Re: Arran ferry

Just a thought from an expat. 160+ jobs lost for an area with limited employment already is a big loss. I understand that the funding from Troon to provide fascilities is a teaser but what of the long term. People have already mentioned that the station is far enough away to be an issue for travelle...
by Neilwal1
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Coming home
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

Coming home

I have just let my parents know that I am coming home for a visit from Australia in three months. I left in 1989 and was last in Saltcoats 7 years ago. For my reasons this visit will be really, really long anticipated. What I am trying to find out if any of your members know where I can get Photogra...
by Neilwal1
Wed Dec 24, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Town Hall. Countess Street, Saltcoats.
Replies: 25
Views: 7425

Re: Town Hall. Countess Street, Saltcoats.

Like frank brand above my dad was a projectionist at the cinema with the fondest memory of meeting my mum who used to walk up and down selling ice creams and cigarettes . Mum became absorbed watching a Dracula movie that when a customer touched her on the shoulder to get her attention she screamed o...