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I dare say he would be singing :Fly me to Dunoon,! :roll: We used to call a half bottel of tonic wine a pocket rocket, Dare say you would need one of them for the journey and if your going that way a deep fried Mars bar (Has anyone ever had one!!!) and a packet of my old favorite Pickled onion space...
by cumbo
Thu Apr 22, 2004 8:17 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Scottish astronaut
Replies: 16
Views: 8532

And thats a record breaker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!yeh ::):
by cumbo
Tue Apr 20, 2004 11:27 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Norris McWhirter
Replies: 17
Views: 12621

Aye your sisters yer mother :D
by cumbo
Tue Apr 20, 2004 11:17 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Norris McWhirter
Replies: 17
Views: 12621

You two will need to be up early!!!
I can see a January sale camp out overnight thing starting here!! :D
by cumbo
Tue Apr 20, 2004 6:44 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: 1963 OS Map of Glasgow
Replies: 9
Views: 4824

Going to be a bit of a scramble for that last one
Odds on the fossil
close second Ronnie!!!
by cumbo
Mon Apr 19, 2004 9:28 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: 1963 OS Map of Glasgow
Replies: 9
Views: 4824

Just back from a week 'Doon the water' saw loads of the old red boxes in total Local Hero settings the best one I saw was being used as a wood shed at Lochgoilhead,There is one near Shawlands Station in a back garden used for a green house. After seeing an old art house film about phone boxes that k...
by cumbo
Mon Apr 19, 2004 9:09 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Red Phone Boxes
Replies: 176
Views: 107589

I thought Clydebank did a rather good job as a decoy for Glasgow.......Sorry I have heard about this. I know they did this arround Liverpool and Coventry,Street lighting in the country side around the city putting the German aircraft off the scent.Lets face it not much use,moon light on the Clyde de...
by cumbo
Tue Apr 13, 2004 9:18 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: WWII "decoy city" near Torrance
Replies: 32
Views: 29841

I have a tear in my eyes ..Will try to get to Irvine this week
Thanks Clincher. :(
by cumbo
Mon Apr 12, 2004 1:30 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The Carrick/City of Adelaide
Replies: 163
Views: 108145

Look forward to seeing your photos Clincher,I was on the Carrick in the late 80's working for the BBC filming BBC's short lived answer to Taggart The Justice Game with Dennis Lawson.I remember the stale Gentelmans club smell, old cigar smoke and cooking smells with a hint of old boat. I also got a f...
by cumbo
Sat Apr 10, 2004 11:38 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: The Carrick/City of Adelaide
Replies: 163
Views: 108145

Fossil , You are so right.
No band stands left,bowling greens used as football pitches,When was the last time you felt safe walking through a Glasgow park,If we cant afford parkies,why not extend the city center warden scheme ?
by cumbo
Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow Parks
Replies: 28
Views: 10919

Ronnie I'm Getting a Blair Witch vibe here!!!
by cumbo
Wed Apr 07, 2004 12:15 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Dixmont Insane Asylum
Replies: 1
Views: 1979

Always wanted to do the subway pub crawl or go to a celidh at the riverside club.never been on the Waverley not sure if we will ever get a spin on the Glasgow tower.Always fancied sitting in the High court during a big trial .....How much of the banks of the Clyde can be walked?
by cumbo
Wed Apr 07, 2004 12:05 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: 100 things to do in Glasgow
Replies: 26
Views: 12782

100 things to do in Glasgow

One of the Sunday papers last week did an article list"100 things to do in Scotland before you die."Bit cheesie! Walk the West Highland Way,Do Ben Nevis ,Eat an Arbroth Smokie,Many of the top 100 things to do were in Glasgow:Go to a concert at the Barrowlands,go to an old firm match,have tea in the ...
by cumbo
Sun Apr 04, 2004 12:48 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: 100 things to do in Glasgow
Replies: 26
Views: 12782

Talking of people that make an arse of themself's for a few coppers remember the sand dancers in Buchanan Street.Two dafties with wigs and stick on tashes and their wee sisers nightdress on doing the sand dance. in front of a cardboard piramid......?...mental...... ________________ Root toot an am oot
by cumbo
Thu Apr 01, 2004 11:40 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: The Robot Dancer
Replies: 17
Views: 10684

You are right Stinkpad. The rubber sensor picks up traffic movement ,usualy on quieter junctions and cross roads to improve trafific flow.The only problem is the rubber starts to wear down and break up. The new souloution is to use a sensor on top of traffic lights pointed in the quietest direction ...
by cumbo
Thu Apr 01, 2004 11:06 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Street Furniture
Replies: 171
Views: 137756
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