I must say that I find all the attempts to claim this is somehow dangerous pretty unpalatable. Fair enough if you donít agree with it, but when we have the sun setting fire to one and the tories wheeling out some obscure supposed expert to say it increases the chances of cot death, itís taking...
Those of you with Irish connections might find the episode with Boy George interesting.
Anybody else think that RBS are using the online banking as a convenient excuse?
They closed a branch near me saying that walk-in customers were down 11%.
What about the rest? Did someone at a management meeting ask, "How can...
Did anyone get it in the ballot? All my friends have had emails to say they didn't get it, I've still not heard. When I login it says you're entered in the ballot still.
Despite having visited most Scottish islands, I've never quite made it out to the Western Isles, despite having had it in mind for ever. I have the chance of a few days off next week and if the weather stays settled might go for it. I'm thinking maybe break us in gently by just going to either...
What was everyoneís favourite record shop back in the olden days?
Ards on Junction Street used to be my go to shop for the latest LPs. There was always and old English sheep dog(if memory serves me right) called Snooker sitting outside.I also used to be fond of the Golden Oldies shop at...
I see Sir Cliff is getting £850k from the BBC for them filming the cops raiding his house.
We can't afford hospitals yet there's plenty dosh available to splash out to millionaires.
Mind you, it was a henious crime. Imagine someone filming your house without your consent.
Hinging's too guid for...
Weíve got an apple tree but lots of the fruits go to waste. Only so much apple crumble/pie that you can take
Thinking of making cider but donít want to go to town on kit. What would i need to start off and what sort of dosh would folks recommend?
Does anyone know where I can get a Hibs money clip? I've just bought a few items from Hibs direct but none there. I've got a perhaps needless mistrust of ebay so haven't even considered it. Any other ideas?
Hi any decent services that you can get all tv channels using a firestick.
See there is a relatively new peado hunting group in Scotland (the first one in Scotland I think), Wolfpack Hunters.
For those who don't know, basically these groups set up fake accounts online, pretending to be underage kids and catching online groomers. They film the stings when they go and...
Turned down transgender role because of pressure from LGBTQ groups.
Jeez, what next? Let's object to Robert Newton playing Long John Silver because he never really lost a leg. :rolleyes:
From the whisky threads that appear on here from time to time the fondness many of us have for Islays famous export is clear.
Having visited the island a few times I'm always amazed at how one of the most remarkable stories of WWI is little known beyond the shores of Islay, those of you who have...
Any joiners on here?
Needing a very small job done, for which i don't have the tools (or the skill :greengrin) Give me a shout if you're interested.
Has anybody claimed this?
Put my claim in 6 weeks ago but still to hear from airline. What i'm wondering is if they will try and say it's time barred as 5 years is up next week?
A mate of mines is in the process of separating from his wife.
There's lots of advice available via Solicitors etc, but that can be very expensive, so I'm hoping my fellow .netters will be the usual source of all knowledge and can answer a few questions :-)
My mate got married around 3 years...
We had a thread a while back about a poster complaining about being in a pub gaarden and a smoker sitting next to them and lighting up. Although they had a valid point there is always the chance that the people that want to run (or should that be ruin) our lives to the way they would want others...
Been struggling with my sexuality for some years and now I've met someone I really like. Any .netters with experience of coming out or considering it? Not an easy thing to talk about I know but just wondered how folk would react to me being bisexual?
16 year old boy charged with rape and murder of a 6 year old girl. Turns your stomach.
Got married on Saturday, my best man contacted the club and I got an amazing personal note during his speech from Sir David Gray - absolutely made my day.
I've been trying to find out what's the highest recorded temperature in Edinburgh but I'm not having much success.
Is there any way for me to find this out?
The same information about York would be good too.
The judge saves a Kirkcaldy 'Madam' from going to jail with this somewhat odd statement ....
"You are however a first offender and I also have to consider the often expressed directions that judges are given that all steps should be taken to avoid the imprisonment of women if it's not absolutely...
Please take a wee bit of time to find out about this campaign. And if you feel strongly enough about it send an email to the appropriate people.
This is the grave in Dean Cemetery of the bloke from the front of the Camp Coffee bottle, Sir Hector MacDonald - the Fighting Mac
In the middle of being restored after a catastrophic fire a few years back, and it's just gone up in flames again!
Fire has spread to several buildings surrounding, including the O2 ABC (which is my favourite gig venue in Glasgow :( ), who's roof appears to have collapsed!
Devastating when it...
Gets published tomorrow. As you would expect, some bits are being leaked and spun already. Twitter is going to be an unreadable nightmare as the zealots on both sides tell you it's a warped fantasy perpetrated by evil anti-English bigots or the greatest thing since sliced milk and honey.
Remarkable gorilla dies.
Highly articulate rap dude Akela is highlighting that the murder rate in Scotland is higher than London but the tabloids (and Trump) are getting all aerated only about London stabbings. He says Wales is higher too but can't find the stats on that.
Anyone would think that the tabloids have...
Search for broadcasting Scotland.
I see Kendrick Lamar invited a white woman on stage to perform and now there's a huge debate about white people using the "n" word.
I'm a huge Hip Hop fan but when singing lyrics I say "homie" instead.
What are peoples thoughts on this?
Or maybe not :wink:
Robert de Niro's speech at Tony awards - video
Former tennis champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity against an attempt to sue him.
The three-time Wimbledon winner claims his appointment as a diplomat by the Central African Republic affords him protection from any legal claims.
Thought the Iraeli butchers deserved a mention gunning down Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border, 60 dead and thousands injured.
The population is so docile.
We're here on holiday in Shanghai visiting our oldest son who's been out here since September.
The city itself is bustling to say the least, but the one thing that stands out like a sore thumb is that the population are so conforming, lacking emotion.
The new editor of the Mail is pro-EU and a staunch remainer.
Will we see a change in editorial policy in the coming months?
I would think it very likely.
New Daily Mail editor to be Geordie Greig
What a headline
Just finished watching this 6 part series. Truly shocking events. One of the best dramatisations I've seen so if you can get a hold of it do so.
Hard to believe a government would treat its citizens like this even if one of them was a bit loopy.
This one is on Raasay and the description makes it sound like it'll be worth a visit in a couple of years.
Whisky galore: in fine spirits on Raasay, Inner Hebrides
been wondering about why council tax bands are determined by your property value rather than your income...also, why it's based on what your property was worth in 1991 (i think?) rather than something more up-to-date? seems odd to me, and rather arbitrary. there must be a good reason though?
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