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by John Donnelly
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Real or Replica?
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Real or Replica?

The area of sand Hughie, which you and I and a few others will remember so well, was imported, I think, to fill in previous quarry workings. But imported from where? Many ships returned in ballast, specially those coal ships returning from Ireland. Just a thought, could the sand have arrived as bal...
by John Donnelly
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Sad News - Morag
Replies: 21
Views: 513

Re: Sad News - Morag

I never met Morag in the flesh to my knowledge. We might have bumped into each other as children as we are both Stinsonites. However, since getting to know her on TTT's I considered her a good pal. I'm going to miss you Morag. Hughie, when you are in touch with her family, please pass on condolances...
by John Donnelly
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Salt Industry Article - Page images
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Salt Industry Article - Page images

Now, this is very, very interesting. Looking at the pictures of the Saltcoats works, I was trying to figure out where they were. Looking at the first picture, I thought I could see the harbour and the sea-wall in the background. And in the one where they are collecting the salt from the pan, I thoug...
by John Donnelly
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe
Replies: 3751
Views: 307009

Re: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe

Don't drink the Edinburgh boozers dry bonzo //funny Brian, I like to spread my wealth :lol: one drink per pub a good auld fashioned pub crawl, just left the oxford bar....I'm quite sure Meg could tell you who frequented it? :D Just saw this Bonzo - Ian Rankin’s favourite pub in Edinburgh - pub craw...
by John Donnelly
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: The English Premier league
Replies: 111
Views: 40930

Re: The English Premier league

Aye, Brian, you're right. More's the pity.
JD.
by John Donnelly
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Got any of these coins?
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: Got any of these coins?

These eejits couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery.
And to think they were voted in by a supposedly intelligent, informed electorate.
JD.
by John Donnelly
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: The English Premier league
Replies: 111
Views: 40930

Re: The English Premier league

I'd rather see him running the Scottish team.
JD.
by John Donnelly
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: The Ghan
Replies: 17
Views: 3302

Re: The Ghan

Hi Brian,
as I understand it, the 'rubbish' left behind on Everest is discarded equipment, not old crisp packets and empty beer cans.

JD.
by John Donnelly
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: California fires
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: California fires

Thanks Hughie.
A reassured, JD.
by John Donnelly
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: California fires
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: California fires

Aye Morag, you were on my mind too.
Let's hear from you.
JD.
by John Donnelly
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Anne
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: Anne

Eat your heart out Wullie.

JD.
by John Donnelly
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5330
Views: 605705

Re: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic

After watching the News, I just said to Ria, this is going to cause a right old stink. Locals who were interviewed on television were telling about regularly seeing folk jumping out of lorries and asking for lifts handing over mobile phones to give addresses to be taken to as they did not speak Engl...