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by Meg
Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Shell Long Service Awards
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: Shell Long Service Awards

Yes I did notice your dad's name there, Meg. Also, I believe the Miss E. Black (I knew as Ella) mentioned in the over 10 years section could be the sister of your former neighbour, Lizzie (Black) Townsley. She was married to a tanker driver named Tommy ? he's in this photo second front row, first o...
by Meg
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Shell Long Service Awards
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: Shell Long Service Awards

My dad, Jimmy Gordon was in the over 10 years service list - he went on to get the gold cocktail watch made by Garrards, the Queens Jeweller, for over 25 years service, finally retiring in 1972.
by Meg
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Stunning sunsets
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Stunning sunsets

This has been a week of absolutely stunning sunsets - the BBC webpage has captured some. Enjoy...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... s-56252055
by Meg
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Gerv
Replies: 5
Views: 34

Re: Happy birthday - Gerv

Happy birthday Gerv

Meg
by Meg
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Princes Street Air Raid Shelters
Replies: 5
Views: 125

Re: Princes Street Air Raid Shelters

Would they have been in the grounds of the Eglinton Hotel?
by Meg
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 53
Replies: 10
Views: 160

Re: Trivia Quiz - 53

Only 6 for me this time - couldn’t remember Glencairn Street - I’m getting old...
by Meg
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Meekan
Replies: 10
Views: 102

Re: Happy birthday - Meekan

Happy birthday Angus - enjoy your lockdown birthday as much as you can.

Megx
by Meg
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Dementia in Football
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Dementia in Football

I think Gordon might originally be a Kilbirnie boy, Meg. 'Go-Go' had a great pro career and was a tall and skilful no nonsense defender who was just as likely to score a headed winning goal for his team in the dying seconds of a match as he was to prevent one being scored against them. Hoping he ke...
by Meg
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Dementia in Football
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Dementia in Football

Sad to read today that Gordon McQueen has just been diagnosed with vascular dementia - and he’s only just turned 68. When I worked in Beth, our regular Friday after work “meeting” used to be in his local - and he was a regular at the corner of the bar. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56168698 S...
by Meg
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 360
Views: 147085

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Started vaccinations in Australia yesterday. We should get ours in the next six weeks - no infections near us. For some time now overseas arrivals have to go into hotel quarantine for 14 days. It's leaked from there a couple of times but seemingly has been quickly brought under control. Scotland is...