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by Archivist
Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Radio & Early TV (Mar 2001)
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Radio & Early TV (Mar 2001)

From: Bob Thomas To: threetowners @topica.com Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 I remember getting under the covers with my wee transistor radio and listening to Radio Luxemburg into the wee small hours which made for a great start to the school day! Talking of early TV, here in Canada last week they h...
by Archivist
Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Onion Johnnies (Mar 2001)
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Views: 5383

Onion Johnnies (Mar 2001)

From: Morag Black To: threetowners@topica.com Sent: Monday, March 26, 2001 I remember the onion Johnnies though I've been told I'm dreaming! I always wondered how they managed to keep their balance. I'd a hard enough time without the onions! There was also an Indian man who went door to door selling...
by Archivist
Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Saltcoats Spring (Mar 2001)
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Views: 5197

Saltcoats Spring (Mar 2001)

From: "Jean Kelly" <jkelly5859@xx.com> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Monday, March 26, 2001 Hi everyone, I've just been reading about "the shores" along which we all seem to have played. We used to go to Stevenston shore. The sandhills were great places to play and hide. I can remember the sha...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:18 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Our Seaside (Mar 2001)
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Views: 5200

Our Seaside (Mar 2001)

From: richard maxwell To: threetowners@topica.com Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2001 It's a well kept Scottish secret that we have the best beaches on the West coast. If the sun shone all the time, then it wouldn't be a secret? besides there's nothin like freezin yer buns off in mid-July. Who needs Spai...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:17 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Weddings (Mar 2001)
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Views: 5312

Weddings (Mar 2001)

From: MikeMorrison To: threetowners Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 A couple of memories I have, re. weddings, I remember when Bobby Lennox got married at St. Mary's It must have been a school day, as myself and Tich Irvine plugged school to go to see our hero Bobby as he came out of the church. The ...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: West Linton - school camp (May 2001)
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Views: 6467

West Linton - school camp (May 2001)

From: "Alan&Elizabeth Scott" <alan@xx.co.uk> To: <threetowners@ topica.com> Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 Hi all, I am going to enjoy the West Linton stories this week, we never got cause my mum had 7 o us so I could only dream. but we had a great story teller in oor class Mary Clark, She went on to be...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:15 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Doctors and Nurses (Mar 2001)
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Views: 5764

Doctors and Nurses (Mar 2001)

From: <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, March 09, 2001 Topic Of The Week: March 9, 2001 "Doctors, District Nurses & Midwives" Possible discussion topics: -Personal recollections -Then versus now -Surgeries & Clinics -Nearby Hospitals -House births -Inoculations (jags) Hu...
by Archivist
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:37 pm
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Fish & Chip Shops (March 2001)
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Views: 6079

Fish & Chip Shops (March 2001)

From: <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 Topic Of The Week: March 2, 2001 "Fish & Chip Shops" Possible discussion topics: -Personal recollections -Back then versus now -Fish, Haggis, or black pudding with chips? -Chip Vans (converted buses) round the scheme...
by Archivist
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Saltcoats Tidal Pool (Feb 2001)
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Views: 5418

Saltcoats Tidal Pool (Feb 2001)

From: <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2001 9 Topic Of The Week: February 23, 2001 "Saltcoats Swimming Pool" Topic of the Week (TOTW) is simply a tool to promote conversation and bring up subjects which have not necessarily been covered before or very often...
by Archivist
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Visiting Glasgow (Feb 2001)
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Views: 5084

Visiting Glasgow (Feb 2001)

From: "Margaret Gemmell" <gemmell@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, February 16, 2001 My memories of visiting Glesga were when I was just in my teens. The excitement of the new rigout meant I didn't get much sleep the night before. There was a store called 'what every woman want...
by Archivist
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: West End Cafe (Feb 2001)
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Views: 5243

West End Cafe (Feb 2001)

From: djohn494@xx.com To: threetowners@topica.com Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2001 I am a native of Saltcoats and have lived in England for the last 20 years and am now resident in Chester. It was great to find your site and see photographs of my grandfather, Giovanni Cavani and my uncles as youngste...
by Archivist
Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: McKenzie (Feb 2001)
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Views: 5330

McKenzie (Feb 2001)

From: <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2001 The Herald has received a letter from a woman in Australia who is anxious to find out more about her Scottish heritage. Janet Lee (nee McKenzie) of Victoria, Australia told us that her grandfather, John Douglas Mc...