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    Re: Newsletter 14th August 2015

    Sorry to read that Denis's show has been 'axed'. He was a travel agent for years as well but retired from that a good number of years ago.
    I think his show was probably not quite as popular as it...
  2. Thread: Yukon Men

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    Re: Yukon Men

    In Ontario the moose hunt is controlled by a 'tag' system. Hunters enter their names into a lottery and may receive a 'tag' which permits them to shoot a moose. This can be either a bull as cow or a...
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    Re: Yukon Men

    I think Al missed the 'point'~~~~
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    Re: Yukon Men

    What are they "haunting"?~~~~ Polar Bears maybe!!~
    And what is an Epispde~~~?
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    Re: West Canadian Wildfires

    The majority of these fires are started by lightning strikes. A friend of mine used to work in forestry services in Ontario and often was involved in helping other parts of the world when the fires...
  6. Re: The Forth Rail Bridge Given World Heritage Recognition

    And now there is a new one being built next to the road bridge.
    Sandy
  7. Re: The Forth Rail Bridge Given World Heritage Recognition

    Cantilever bridges are not uncommon; Connel Bridge, near Oban is another example. I am sure you know that one Ranald!!~~
    Just do a search for Cantilever bridge and you will see what I mean.
    Sandy
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    Tongue in cheek is correct~~
    Sandy
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    Presumably it went to wherever you were going~~~!
    Sandy
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    John, we had both of them as well, but most were double deckers...
    Sandy
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    John, that looks more like the fifties to me~~~

    And what you are calling trolley buses seem to be trams (on tracks) to me~~

    My son will be there in December, I assume that there have been a...
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    Hi Ranald, not really, I remember a good lot of them too~~~~!!!!

    Sandy
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    Old Glasgow Street

    Was just sent this link to Youtube. Some may find it interesting (I did) but please ignore the 'singing'~~~
    https://youtu.be/ManXMQJpxUw

    Sandy
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    Re: Sites were down for around 24 hours

    Very fast this morning...
    Sandy
    Spoke too soon. Posting this is taking ages...
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    Re: Sites were down for around 24 hours

    Very fast this morning...
    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter 15th May 2015

    Al, the distinction between the EU and the trade partnerships are not really understood by most. In my opinion the EU is just an extra level of Gov't and we should belong the trading part only, just...
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    Re: Newsletter 15th May 2015

    Al, don't think I've seen that poll.
    Almost impossible to get 'facts' on something like Trident. Even the annual running costs are probably "secret". Basically comes down to either belief or...
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    Re: Newsletter 15th May 2015

    Al, just a comment...
    "Scotland" has not rejected Trident. The SNP and its allies have. We voted to remain part of the UK and inherent to that is the retention of Trident.

    Sandy
  19. Thread: Dumbartonshire

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    Re: Dumbartonshire

    Yes John, I was thinking about Garshake. Sandy
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    Re: Dumbartonshire

    Did not realise that you can actually see the castle from there.~
    Sandy
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    Re: New season planting

    Hi Liz, I was in Ontario from Dec until the end of Feb. It was the coldest Feb on record...
    It seems to me that they are having similar weather to you (as are we~~).
    No garden for me to worry about...
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    Re: Category 2 cylclone

    John,
    my son will be visiting your part of the world for 6 weeks in Nov and Dec. Maybe I should advise him to buy one for the trip!!@~~~

    Sandy
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    Re: New season planting

    Hi Liz, hope the garden survives the natural 'enemies'.
    Weather has taken a turn for the worse here, but we have had only 60% of the normal April rainfall. Snow, sleet and hail swirling around the...
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    Re: Category 2 cylclone

    Instead of battery powered radio you should maybe try for a 'wind-up' one... I am not joking~~
    Sandy
  25. Thread: Dumbartonshire

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    Re: Dumbartonshire

    I am not in Dumbarton Al. That is in West DuNbartonshire~~
    I shall look for some shots of this area that I have taken over the years.

    Sandy
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