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    As I just said on the other thread on the same...

    As I just said on the other thread on the same topic, I resorted to reporting as many of the 17 spam posts that appeared on the 'new posts' link as I could the other evening. Doesn't seem to have...
  2. I've been trying to reply to this, or aggie's...

    I've been trying to reply to this, or aggie's similar post, for the last couple of days but for some reason my reply box is 'greyed' out and I can't type anything into it. It's obviously a laptop...
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    No prob - PM me if you want to chat anytime x

    No prob - PM me if you want to chat anytime x
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    Hi At last! Looking back now I'm not sure how I...

    Hi At last! Looking back now I'm not sure how I got through, but I did. My sons had both left home but I had a job to do and I got up each day and did it. I took on more responsibility over the enxt...
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    Statistics I've seen today: UK election turn...

    Statistics I've seen today:

    UK election turn out: 34.19%
    Percentage of votes for UKIP: 27.50%
    Percentage of electorate voting UKIP: 9.40%.......

    Hardly representative of the country as a...
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    I think one of the most telling remarks I heard...

    I think one of the most telling remarks I heard today was Farage saying he now needs to make sure he has spokesmen on matters such as defence and education before the next General Election........
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    Hi Evy, and welcome! Yes - unfortunately I have...

    Hi Evy, and welcome! Yes - unfortunately I have been in your position, although only as we came up to 30 years married so not quite as long as you. I've been on my own for 8 years now and having...
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    Yep - I watched it too. Had similar problems as...

    Yep - I watched it too. Had similar problems as VL with muffled sound but managed to get the volume up high enough to overcome them!
    Was a bit confused as first as to whether we were in Boston or...
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    Thanks for the link Beezer - I also took a look...

    Thanks for the link Beezer - I also took a look at the photos from the links on the right of page - lovely to see the gallery intact. I found other photos on the BBC Scotland site an hour or so ago -...
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    Hi Bookmad - I'm going up with some friends for...

    Hi Bookmad - I'm going up with some friends for the Tattoo in August and we're staying at the university. They do en-suite rooms with B&B at a reasonable price, pretty close to the centre but limited...
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    That's a brilliant panoramic view Macarena - but...

    That's a brilliant panoramic view Macarena - but also a reminder of all that has been lost, including all those books and journals in the bookcases!
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    Just had a quick skim through this thread and...

    Just had a quick skim through this thread and quite agree that a permanent Gardening Forum is an excellent idea.

    Interested to read that peonies like a permanent home as mine has been in a tub for...
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    Cakie - I was also very upset to hear today that...

    Cakie - I was also very upset to hear today that the library has been lost. I remember just standing and gazing all around me, trying to take in the beauty of it all.
    I was fortunate to take a trip...
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    Hi Margaret, I'm not a Glasgow person (as you may...

    Hi Margaret, I'm not a Glasgow person (as you may have gathered!) but I think the building you mean is another of the Mackintosh sites... possibly the Lighthouse? The GSA Mackinotsh building is...
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    Fortunately they're saying this evening that 90%...

    Fortunately they're saying this evening that 90% of the structure is okay and some of the treasures and student's art work have been saved..... no doubt it will take a while to assess the full damage...
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    I'm a lover of Mackintosh's architecture and...

    I'm a lover of Mackintosh's architecture and design and it's so hard to believe that so much has been lost. Everything about the building was superb, right down to the original room numbers on the...
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    Glasgow School of Art fire.

    I've been following the news about this online since I first heard at lunchtime. It's absolutely devastating that such an iconic building has been damaged, which sounds extensive although we are not...
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    I've been enjoying this too but like you...

    I've been enjoying this too but like you Annebags, I wonder where the money comes from and how they come to choose the location! I thought the couple in Austria seemed totally unsuited to running a...
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    Only just caught up with your saga Annebags. Hope...

    Only just caught up with your saga Annebags. Hope everything turns out for the best for you and your Mum. Thinking of you x
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    I went armed with books, netbook and my diary, but don't think I spent more than an hour most evenings on my own! Not many other solo travellers - except one bloke who I soon learned to avoid. Mainly...
  21. Hi again Lantern! I took the bull by the horns...

    Hi again Lantern! I took the bull by the horns and went off to Italy a couple of summers ago but I wasn't entirely alone as I booked onto a coach package. At that time I hated flying (but have since...
  22. Thanks Beau - hopefully sorted by the summer!

    Thanks Beau - hopefully sorted by the summer!
  23. Hello Lantern - good to hear from you. I have...

    Hello Lantern - good to hear from you.
    I have lived alone for 7 years now, but it was only when I retired 18 months ago that I realised how much I had relied on the company I had at work every day!...
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    This is a tad confusing..... suggesting the D of...

    This is a tad confusing..... suggesting the D of E is her 'paternal grandfather?????
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    I watched this and will def be keeping up with...

    I watched this and will def be keeping up with it.
    Is it based on a book or written for TV? I have a feeling I read a novel of the same name a few years ago, although I can't find it on my bookshelf...
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