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by Hughie
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 152
Views: 6045

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

MANBEAR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:13 pm
Just seen on Facebook that our Milda has been taken into hospital with pneumonia due to the virus my prayers are with her and the family
Sorry to hear that Milda is unwell. I pray she fully recovers and returns home to Derek.
by Hughie
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 42
Views: 4835

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on the 18 April 2007 100 YEARS AGO Friday April 19, 1907 ARDROSSAN has 37 licensed carriage drivers and the same number of licensed carriages. A SALTCOATS man was charged with street betting at Ardrossan court on Monday. This was the f...
by Hughie
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 369
Views: 119390

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

A wee bit late with this: Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald March 31, 1893 The Provost's Lamp. Maister Editor, --- It's no very aften I trouble ye wi' a scart o' the pen, but there's a thing happened in oor toon the noo that has fairly risen up ma birse, Ye'll maybe no ken that we ha'e got a Provost's...
by Hughie
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 152
Views: 6045

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

RIP Joe. Remember Joe and the lovely Sadie from way back. :(
by Hughie
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Latest BMD from the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Latest BMD from the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald

Keep informed and up to date with the announcement pages from our local newspaper. https://www.ardrossanherald.com/announcements/death_notices/ A big thank you to Tom McGrattan who over many years has kept our members informed by posting these weekly since we were an emailing group. A wonderful job...
by Hughie
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Things to do when stuck at home during this virus problem
Replies: 66
Views: 1437

Re: Things to do when stuck at home during this virus problem

Another thing to keep you occupied is to learn or revisit the basic steps of dancing. Wife and I are now getting back to our love for Rock 'n' Roll dancing. We originally learned by joining a local R 'n' R group some ten years ago. You don't need a partner to learn the basic steps. I learned the bas...
by Hughie
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 152
Views: 6045

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Back home now from our aborted domestic round Australia cruise in celebration of our 56th wedding anniversary. There were no infections on board, so although there is no need for us to quarantine ourselves we have decided to stay out of circulation for 14 days just in case something arises with any...
by Hughie
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 42
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Trivia Quiz - 42

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. What species of fish are also known as kippers? Herring 2. Which sport did Willie Wood represent Scotland in during eight Commonwealth game? Lawn Bowls 3. What fruit is also known as the Chinese Gooseberry? Kiwi fruit 4. The Scottish Grand National...
by Hughie
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: Eating invisible food in front of dogs
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Eating invisible food in front of dogs

Love these dogs! Such a fun video. //funny //funny

by Hughie
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Sarah
Replies: 13
Views: 221

Happy birthday - Sarah

Happy birthday, Sarah. Enjoy your day. Sit out in the beautiful Autumn sunshine Melbourne has turned on for your special day. :puter

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by Hughie
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 42
Views: 4835

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on the 11 April 2007 100 YEARS AGO Friday April 12 1907 AT the half-yearly Licensing Count for the Burgh of Saltcoats, a grocer's licence was granted to Mr Robert Couper Wilkie for premises at 46 Dockhead Street, for which the applican...
by Hughie
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: Celtic 1967
Replies: 4
Views: 215

Re: Celtic 1967

Posted this some years ago when we were an emailing group: I so wanted to introduce myself to him when he arrived at Melbourne Airport with Celtic in the 1970s where I worked. I remember it as if it were yesterday but I had to ignore him even though I actually stood alongside him in the Customs Hall...