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    Re: Newsletter for 16th November 2018

    Al, a minor quibble about your comment re 'cabinet resignations'. There have been 7 resignations but as far as I know only 2 of them were cabinet ministers.
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    Re: Newsletter for 9th November 2018

    Al, I believe fewer and fewer young people, even here in Scotland know anything about Remembrance Day and what it stands for.
    I was surprised in Toronto many years ago when in the middle of Eatons...
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    Re: Newsletter for 9th November 2018

    Al, I believe fewer and fewer young people, even here in Scotland know anything about Remembrance Day and what it stands for.
    I was surprised in Toronto many years ago when in the middle of Eatons...
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    Re: Newsletter 28th September 2018

    Yes and part of it is 'designated' the Grizzly Trail too. I've not seen any ones there yet...
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    Re: Newsletter 28th September 2018

    Like the article about Barrhead in Alberta. My daughter is living there now so I shall share it with her.
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    Re: Update on this community

    Hi Al, yes I agree that it is time that you pulled the plug on Steve. He has not been reliable for years.
    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter 13th July 2018

    Sorry Al, I cannot see a link there. Of course that may just be me~~

    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter 13th July 2018

    Sorry Al, I cannot see a link there. Of course that may just be me~~

    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter 13th July 2018

    NO content??? assume that is because of the problems you were having
  10. Thread: Kelpies

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    Re: Kelpies

    The wheel was built to replace the locks that joined the Union and Forth & Clyde canals so that boats could navigate from Edinburgh to the Clyde. Millions were spent on re-opening the Forth & Clyde...
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    Re: Newsletter 1st June 2018

    I don't read most of it because mostly it is the same old rubbish slightly repackaged.
    As to the Union, UK and Brexit, I agree.
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    Re: Newsletter 1st June 2018

    Al, I really do not read anything like that. Fed up with the whole thing and prefer to spend more time 'at home' across the pond
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    Re: Newsletter 1st June 2018

    Time we were rid of them.
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    Re: Newsletter 1st June 2018

    I would like to know how much money this damned report cost and was it paid for by the SNP or was it the Government? If it was the Government then what right do they have to do that...?
    Yet another...
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    Re: Hannah Hauxwell - A Winter Too Many

    I have not yet watched it Al. I am presuming you mean the one about the Irish lady?
    Sandy
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    Re: Hannah Hauxwell - A Winter Too Many

    Remember seeing the original story many years ago. Takes a special type of person to live like that
  17. Thread: Kevin Bridges

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    Re: Kevin Bridges

    He is quite good, but not yet in the Connolly level. He swears a lot more now than when he first started.
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    Re: Happy New Year 2018

    You have to 'mask' your location. There are several options available, apparently. BBC tries to block all access from outside UK. It annoys me because I pay for the licence so do not see why I cannot...
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    Re: Happy New Year 2018

    Can you get BBC iPlayer? If you can then the whole thing will be on there.
    Sandy
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    Re: Happy New Year 2018

    Happy New Year Al.
    The Edinburgh display was quite spectacular, but just a bit too long for me,
    I am guessing that you were watching BBC World News.

    Sandy
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    Re: Newsletter 22nd September 2017

    Gordon, I am using the term dual citizen because I hold both a UK (EU) and Canadian Passport. I am British by birth and Canadian by right of residency and passing the 'exam'. Al is the same. I do not...
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    Re: Newsletter 22nd September 2017

    [QUOTE=Alastair;18457]

    Mind you I am trying to track the Brexit progress as I of course do run the Electric Scotland site so need to document progress for the historical elements.
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    Re: Newsletter 22nd September 2017

    Alastair
    I have to admit to finding it 'amusing' that you use the terms "wee need to" etc. in your comments about Brexit et al. I know that ES is a "Scottish site" but you are now a Canadian living...
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    Re: Newsletter 23rd June 2017

    In the UK "bank" ATM's are free to use as long as your are a UK bank user,there may be charges for ATM's in the shops...
    In Canada you have to pay if you use an ATM from a bank that is different...
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    Re: Newsletter 23rd June 2017

    And what did it cost you to use it? He is in business and makes money from the machine...
    Sandy
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