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by glenshena
Mon May 18, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 277
Views: 31992

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Oh Happy Day!. At last all shops can re-open, also bars, restaurants and hairdressers. At the moment 7 out of 10 business will re-open in Lombardy. Hotels can open too but as the Italian borders are closed until June 3, there will be no tourists around so whats the point? Thousands of people who wor...
by glenshena
Sun May 17, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...
Replies: 613
Views: 122195

Re: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...

Excuse me for being a bit patriotic, but in these sad days of lockdown, look what Italy has produced in the way of music and scenery. First Andrea Bocelli in a deserted Piazza del Duomo in Milan with Amazing Grace, now Antonio Diodato in the empty Arena di Verona singing Fai Rumore ( make a noise) h...
by glenshena
Sat May 16, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your pictures of Scotland 8th May - 15th May
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Your pictures of Scotland 8th May - 15th May

I wanted to say the same about Saltcoats beach Brian but didn't want to offend anybody.
by glenshena
Fri May 08, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 277
Views: 31992

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Well said Meg! I think Mr.Chef is the only person in GB that does not concorde with the lockdown situation so as to prevent loss of life. His negativity is apalling. Can he think of anything else that would stop the spread of this virus? Anything that can be done to stop it from spreading should be ...
by glenshena
Sun May 03, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 277
Views: 31992

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Well as from tomorrow we shall be in phase 2, and should have more freedom to get out and about. Schools are not re-opening until September, so we shall have the children at home for another 4 and a half months........But the Protezione Civile keeps repeating that no-one knows when nightmare this wi...
by glenshena
Sat May 02, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 277
Views: 31992

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Here in Italy they have discovered that Covid 19 was rampant in Lombardy in December 2019. 1,200 milanese who fell ill between December and January with 'abnormal pneumonia symptoms', which was the diagnosis of the local doctors. Those who subsequently got better, were retested in February when the ...
by glenshena
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: C'est la vie
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: C'est la vie

Here's me thinking they spoke Spanish in Tenerife.....
by glenshena
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Milda
Replies: 27
Views: 2270

Re: Milda

Nice thought Meg. They said that in the past whenever someone died in Northern Ireland, it was usual to have a Wake, and most of the town turned out to partecipate. Having funerals today with just ten people attending is so hard to accept.
by glenshena
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Kilmeny Hotel
Replies: 34
Views: 15976

Re: Kilmeny Hotel

Gordon I remember too, she had about four of these Yorkshire terriers. She and her husband and dogs entered the Bay just before us, and as soon as the dogs entered the hall, two of them lifted their leg. I never went back.
by glenshena
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Milda
Replies: 27
Views: 2270

Re: Milda

Just watched a documentary on Sky news on Northern Ireland and Portrush in this lockdown period. How local farmers are coping by becoming delivery boys delivering their produce door to door. They showed the Royal Portrush Golf Course and the recent tournament and the beautiful beach, and even a fune...
by glenshena
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - McGrattan
Replies: 13
Views: 657

Re: Happy birthday - McGrattan

Many Happen Returns! Hope you have many more Tom.