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by John Donnelly
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Tanners and Bobs
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: Tanners and Bobs

Really enjoyed that; it took me back.
Just one nit-picking thing:-
Back in the days, neighbours talked TO each other.

Sorry, JD. :(

Can't stand Americanisms sneaking into our language.
by John Donnelly
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Amanda Gorman - What a performance
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: Amanda Gorman - What a performance

Sorry, PT, I disagree completely. To my mind, there was no likeness to any poetry that I recognised. There was absolutely no rhyme, or rhythm. It was simply a prose political speech suitable to the occasion. Not a fan of modern poetry, as you will have noticed. :( A good number of years ago (in type...
by John Donnelly
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5536
Views: 889322

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

Here in Holland, this is a well-known trick.
When the death announcement is published in the newspaper, they don't give the home address with the time and date of the funeral, but state 'care of the Funeral Undertaker's address.'

JD.
by John Donnelly
Sat Dec 12, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Ardeer Square, Stevenston
Replies: 61
Views: 9757

Re: Ardeer Square, Stevenston

I think that the Pole, Smih, will be family of Big Vincent, the mentally handicapped man who worked with Stevenston Burough as a bin-man.

JD.
by John Donnelly
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: Wembley tickets
Replies: 7
Views: 1563

Re: Wembley tickets

Very, very good. JD. :P
by John Donnelly
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: BBC Licence Fee
Replies: 30
Views: 4521

Re: BBC Licence Fee

Sounds like a Trump trick. JD :roll:
by John Donnelly
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: BBC Licence Fee
Replies: 30
Views: 4521

Re: BBC Licence Fee

stivis wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:34 am
What Scotland pays to the Treasury (and on to the BBC)

BBC LICENCE FEE REVENUE (SCOTLAND)

2020: £294m
Hi Stivis, You got a crystal ball ??? JD.
by John Donnelly
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: One for JD
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Re: One for JD

Oh dear. Never mind, I liked the nostalgia, with memories of Max Bygraves.

JD. It did raise a wee smile though. :D
by John Donnelly
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe
Replies: 3832
Views: 457519

Re: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe

If it's youur roon, I'll try one. But, I'm reserving my opinion. JD. :)
by John Donnelly
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe
Replies: 3832
Views: 457519

Re: Mac's Bar - Our Virtual Cafe

bonzo wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:27 pm
Is this still the place to get a drink? Glenlivet Caribbean reserve is bloody gorgeous, ma roon obviously :drunk: :drunk:
What in God's name has The Glenlivet got to do with the Caribbean??

A very conservative dinosaur, - (especially when it comes to The Glenlivet) JD. :cry: :cry:
by John Donnelly
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your pictures of Scotland 9-16 October
Replies: 6
Views: 1348

Re: Your pictures of Scotland 9-16 October

Eglinton park photo is similar to Jesus green in Cambridge https://images.app.goo.gl/n5qZKJhYJfabWf65A The Photo- Janice Small was with Eve and Erin on the Isle of Arran when Erin asked: "Why do rainbows have different colours?“ Quite sure we all marvelled at rainbows when young and the same would ...
by John Donnelly
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: BBC Licence Fee
Replies: 30
Views: 4521

Re: BBC Licence Fee

I've been here for over 45 years, and in all that time, Saturday evenings, 17.30 was sacred time where the weans, (when they were wee), knew to keep out of the way and be quiet as Final Score was on. Last Saturday, I tuned in to find that only the English results were being reported. Don't tell me t...