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    Re: Newsletter 23rd January 2015

    Have to say that the Pic of "Wee Alex" in his pyjamas does not make we want trews. My son has pyjamas exactly like those.
    He is only slight less embarrassing than the prior First Minister, Jack...
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    Re: Newsletter 26th December 2014

    I've had the same problem in the UK with Canadian Credit card. Works fine 'in person' but some crummy companies will not accept it 'online'.
    I can 'add' to the story...
    About 5 weeks ago I made...
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    Re: Newsletter 26th December 2014

    We used to open all the windows to 'let the old year out and the New Year in". Everything was cleaned, polished etc so that no jobs were carried over from one year to the next. Not sure about the...
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    Re: Best to my friends on ES!

    Hi Ranald, hope you survives the 'weather bomb' without any mishaps. We left on Thursday and arrived here to 8" of snow~~~
    Wishing you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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    Re: Best to my friends on ES!

    Hi Liz, thanks for the wishes. I am guessing that you did the graphics yourself~~
    We are over in Ontario again and looking forward to Christmas with the "younger" grandchikdren".
    Hope that you and...
  6. Thread: Black Pudding

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    Re: Black Pudding

    Was in Glasgow yesterday to meet up with a few friends. On the way home got myself a 'single pudding' from the chip shop. it was great

    Sandy
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    Re: For there is hope. Jan Stepek story

    Electrical goods.

    Sandy
  8. Thread: Black Pudding

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    Re: Black Pudding

    Very little beats a Black Pudding and chips...

    Or
    a white pudding. Actually starting to see these in our local supermarket. Have not seen them for years.

    Sandy
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    Re: For there is hope. Jan Stepek story

    He had shops all over the place and I did wonder what had become of him. The video won't work for me because of "privacy" settings.

    Sandy
  10. Thread: Bledisloe Cup

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    Re: Bledisloe Cup

    Works for me, but that's cricket~~~

    Sandy
  11. Re: Daniel McMillin born abt 1768 in Rockbridge County Virginia

    I was thinking that Elda meant "Millin"...
    Sandy
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    Re: Travelling by car in Canada

    Hi Elda,
    apparently that is quite a common problem for 'older' people. I don't seem to be bothered by it~~
    Sandy
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    Re: Travelling by car in Canada

    Hi Al,
    I've got to get some pics sent to you from the West Coat trip we took at the Sept weekend. There are too many to post directly.
    Actually the Doncaster trip was work related and I did not get...
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    Re: Travelling by car in Canada

    I just drove to and from the Doncaster area of Yorkshire last weekend. |Took me about 5 hours each way (with water breaks) but was 'no fun' with all the road works. In the 70's I used to drive back...
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    Re: Travelling by car in Canada

    Easter last year I drove, in winter conditions, from Souris Manitoba (1 hour from the Saskatchewan border) to Edmonton Alberta via Regina and Saskatoon. it took 14 hours. We took 2 days on the way...
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    Re: Alastair

    KIA has a 7 year warranty in the UK
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving

    That's not good.

    Sandy
  18. Thread: Scottish Accent

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    Re: Scottish Accent

    Me too~~~

    Sandy
  19. Re: Business does not always need to be in a large town

    There was evidence of all sorts of fish farming along most of my recent trip from Mallaig all the way down to Campbeltown. It certainly has not replaced the 'old' fishing industry.
    One of my 'fall...
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    Re: Pictures of Scotland

    I don't have any figures at hand but am sure that the official statistics seem to suggest the tourism in all its forms grew in Scotland in the last year. And there appear to be some quite big...
  21. Thread: Scottish Accent

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    Re: Scottish Accent

    Additionally, accents today are not necessarily the same as they would have been in the 18th century. I know that does not help, but is a fact.

    Sandy
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    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian Friends. We may just have a wee feast ourselves~~

    Sandy
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    Re: Pictures of Scotland

    In our Saturdy paper and also one other day of the week, there are lots of ads from Hotels and travel companies offering 'deals' on trips.
    We were on the West Coast a couple of weeks ago (last...
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    Re: Clan of the Cabe Bear - Jean Auel

    I remember buying that book 'on sale' and then giving up on it. We probably have it still somewhere between here and Canada~~
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    Glasgow September Weekend

    This coming weekend is the Glasgow September Weekend holiday. This signals the end of Summer and used to mean that lots of people used to go away for the weekend. I don't think it is such a 'big...
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