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    Re: Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks

    Come on Elda, spies are spies no matter their citizenship
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    Re: Newsletter for 31st May 2019

    Thanks Al,
    so it was a 37% turnout Not exactly representative...
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    Re: Newsletter for 31st May 2019

    Thanks Al,
    so it was a 37% turnout Not exactly representative...
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    Re: Newsletter for 31st May 2019

    That is the figure across Europe. I am only concerned wit the UK figures~~

    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter for 31st May 2019

    Does not give data for 2019. But historically the EU turnout is VERY low. I"ll just leave it at that. If we do not vote we should not complain about the results. That does not mean that we cannot...
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    Re: Newsletter for 31st May 2019

    I am still trying to find out what actual percentage of eligible voters turned out (by region) for the European Elections. The figures usually shown are for the percentage of votes cast. I know that...
  7. Re: The Happy Wanderer - The Obernkirchen Children's Choir

    I remember it well and even 'today' I occasionally find the words running through my head. Interesting 'fact' about the "valderi-valdera" wording.
    Thanks
    Sandy
  8. Re: New York Tartan Day Parade 2019 NYC Celebrating Scotland

    Apparently the North Lanarkshire band 'stopped the traffic' at Grand Central Station before the actual parade
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    Re: Newsletter for 22nd March 2019

    It's a it late to attempt to get a consensus. The while lot of them should be kicked out. Next General Election is going to be 'interesting' to say the least.

    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter for 22nd March 2019

    How about vacillating and weak.
    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter for 22nd March 2019

    Al, while I agree that we should just leave the EU I do not think the Mrs Ma.y deserves to be called "mentally incompetent".
    And with the developments changing all the time I am pretty sure that the...
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    Re: Kenneth Roy Memorial Service

    Have to admit that I had not heard of the man. BUT a wee search turned this up....
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    Just re-watched a Neil Oliver "Coast" special. Lots of work being done in Orkney which suggests the Orkney was the 'origin' for all the Stone Circles in the British Isles. The Ring of Brodgar and all...
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    Elda, too busy with your Meals on Wheels~~~
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    Yes, but I get almost 100 channels "free" from am aerial. Not that we watch most of them. In Oakville we get "spotty" Aerial service of about 4 channels.
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    I agree about ads. Some of the channels even have 'breaks' in the ads. Mind you BBC has advertising too, for its own programmes!!~~

    Still would not pay for services. The TV Licence is too much as...
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    Don't have Netflix or any other subscription service...
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    Thanks. I have seen many of them over the years. By the end it was becoming almost 'predictable'. It certainly promoted Archaeology and History and lots more people take an interest.
    Sandy
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    Time Team ran for about 20 years I think. I bet many of the programs will be online somewhere.

    Sandy
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    Re: The Mystery of Mine Howe , Orkney

    There were many series by Time Team were made. At the end there was some controversy over about some of their methods. In fact the 'main' archaeologist left after some disagreement. It certainly made...
  21. Re: Glasgow to Edinburgh-on board an INTERCITY 225

    Yes, but only when they are running!!!~~
  22. Re: Glasgow to Edinburgh-on board an INTERCITY 225

    That's along road for a short cut. Glasgow Central via just about everywhere instead of Queen St direct
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    Re: Bricklayers Story

    The Corries had a version of this as one their songs...

    Sandy
  24. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    OUT now...
    And wait until the next General Election and punish the MPs
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    Re: New hosting service

    I think support will end next year, so perhaps you need to start looking at what you are using...
    Sandy
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