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Spring Tides . . .

WCSP is short for West Coast Sea Products.

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Grammar . . .

With thanks to boredpanda.com

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Those who go down the sea in ships . . .

One of the most obvious local industries is fishing, and in particular, scallop fishing or dredging. The vessel “Alcedo” is a scallop dredger belonging to West Coast Sea Products and you can see where the dredging apparatus gets hauled up … Continue reading

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King Challenger

King Challenger pulls into KBT Harbour, 7.30 this morning (6 Feb 24), by Steve Roberts.

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Vertigo . . .

The caption to this photograph from The Guardian (2 Feb 24) reads . . . Pencaitland, Scotland Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner wears tartan boots on her visit Diageo’s Glenkinchie Distillery to learn more about the importance of the industry … Continue reading

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Idle Thoughts . . .

I always think when I see photos or videos of Jacob Rees Mogg that Uriah Heep must have been one of his ancestors. Dickens is silent on the point and leaves us with Uriah being transported to Australia – what … Continue reading

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Suspended . . . !

Yesterday, whilst typing a response to a post my “X” account was suddenly suspended. A flurry of emails have passed to and fro since, to little effect. Odd that it says that were I to subscribe (an expensive thing to … Continue reading

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He can’t keep hid mouth shut . . .

Assorted social media posts . . . My parents always voted Conservative, but that was over 50 years ago, and the Conservative Party was an altogether different organisation back then. The current Conservative Party is the successor to those who … Continue reading

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The Red Cross in the Middle East . . .

 Hi, This is a bit different to what I’d normally send. For a start, I’m writing something that’s inevitably going to be longer than I’d usually aim for. And it’s also the first of two emails I want to share … Continue reading

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Great Chieftain o’ the Puddin-race !

Some hae meat an canna eat,And some wad eat that want it;But we hae meat, and we can eat,And sae the Lord be thankit. Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face,Great Chieftain o’ the Puddin-race!Aboon them a’ ye tak your place,Painch, … Continue reading

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