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  • Whisky

    06 May 2017

    Drinking whisky There are two rules for drinking whisky, First, never drink whisky without water, and second, never take water without whisky. Chic Murray (1919-1985) And rule number three, don´t delude the water of life with ice! Bernard bf2010

  • A lovely day

    11 May 2017

    A lovely day Here was me waiting for the local bus and there comes a Nuclear Submarine passing by with an escort. Not everyday but often enough. By the time it passed that post the bus had arrived and took me to the ferry pier. The start to a lovely...

  • Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897)

    12 May 2017

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897) Happiness dies, love fails, but art is forever Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897) She was a Scottish writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant . Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales...

  • Robert Burns (1759-1796)

    14 May 2017

    Robert Burns (1759-1796) The story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice in my veins which will boil along there till the flood-gates of life shut in eternal rest. Robert Burns (1759-1796) William Wallace, one of Scotland's greatest national heroes,...

  • Allan Cunningham (1784-1842)

    17 May 2017

    Allan Cunningham (1784-1842) It’s hame and it’s hame, hame fain wad I be. O,hame, hame, hame to my ain countree! Allan Cunningham (1784-1842) .

  • Sir David Lindsay (1490-1555)

    22 May 2017

    Sir David Lindsay (1490-1555) What vails your kingdom, and your rent, And all your great treasure; Without ye haif ane mirrie lyfe, And cast aside all sturt, and stryfe. Sir David Lindsay (1490-1555) . . Sir David Lyndsay was a Scottish well regarded...

  • A Glasgow song in Scotland

    23 May 2017

    Murder murder polis, three stairs up, The wumman in the middle door hit me wi a cup, Ma face is a' blood, and ma nose is a' cut, Murder murder polis, three stairs up. Polis = The Police

  • Bringing the world alive

    22 May 2017

    Bring the world alive Take a paper plate and imagine as to what it could be . A sun, a face, a hat We sit and smile as to what it could be all the things it will be to bring our world alive

  • Christopher North (1785-1854)

    26 May 2017

    Christopher North Laws were made to be broken Christopher North (1785-1854) He was professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University (1820–1851).

  • A poem by bella

    30 May 2017

    It's like a poem! I like it. Living in the lively city Waiting for the subway Wishing for the countryside A tree with a windy day To sit under. this was done by Bella926919 Bella https://www.duolingo.com/Bella926919

  • GAB social media popular in Germany

    03 June 2017

    The GAB users in Germany have now overtaking those in America The exclusion of so many from twitter have led to an exodus to GAB Dr. Artur Braun · commented this - "That's thanks to the German Department of Justice which has forced Twitter to censor posts...

  • Summer Churning in Scotland

    04 June 2017

    Churning should take place at least twice a week in summer. Esther Copley, Cottage Comforts, England 1825 Always a pleasure to work a little bit hard to get so much pleasure

  • Nature alive with a flying ant

    17 June 2017

    Here is such a clear picture of such clarity to bring this insect alive to our eyes. This was a picture done by the talented @crunchyscallop

  • Copley

    16 July 2017

    John Singleton Copley Coley was one of the greatest American painters of the 18th century.

  • Ammil

    03 May 2017

    Ammil Not so often, but there it is .......--- Ammil - something to make you sit and pause wandering through today In a nice pleasant forest. . Ammil is a term used to describe the film of ice that lacquers all leaves, twigs and grass blades when a freeze...

  • A Knitted Tree

    14 August 2017

    This naked city with naked trees and then appears a tree is dressed - A lovely knitted jumper fitted just for a tree ...

  • A lovely day of cycling

    16 August 2017

    A lovely day of cycling I was just cycling in this forest path with I noticed the bare roots showing up. It is quite unusual for normally the roots are buried in the earth

  • In a world of Clutter

    05 October 2017

    Clutter, clutter. everywhere is clutter With this world we seem to accumulate so much So much that then clutters. clutters our houses, work and even our minds. So from time to time I take my things. Look at them and then ask myself Does this thing give...

  • Bono: In a tax haven.

    07 November 2017

    Anti-poverty campaigner Bono has so much money he didn’t know some of it bought a piece of a Lithuanian shopping centre via a tax haven. . This was added by wendy @wbvt_98fm Wendy would also like to add springsteen and bonjovi to the list They live in...

  • 'Facebook data is for sale all over the world'

    23 March 2018

    'Facebook data is for sale all over the world' Steve Bannon on Cambridge Analytica: Trump’s ex-chief strategist says he ‘helped put the company together’, but didn’t know about data harvested from Facebook Steve Bannon said: “You’re all serfs. Well paid...

  • A Holiday

    02 May 2018

    every day is a holiday for me a holy day a day given to me as a gift to take pleasure from the worlds amazing abundance and to share with a smile and kind words to those around. . / The holy day is a day set aside for special religious observance .

  • The American cities are losing 36 million trees a year,

    10 May 2018

    36 million trees a year are being lost in the USA, Scientists warn of environmental threats rising from trend that is ‘likely to continue unless policies are altered’ Trees do improve city living, so its worrying that so may trees are being lost not just...

  • Painting the Town Pink

    21 May 2018

    This was in Glasgow as they painted the town pink. It was filled with thousands of women and girls laughing, smiling and enjoying the day. Raising money for cancer charities and raising awareness to their cause. /

  • Cycling in Scotland

    21 May 2018

    Cycling today in Scotland Just parked the bike. Had just bought the newspaper 'The Guardian' Taking the nice weather to sit down and read the paper

  • mayhem, maiming and Murder ...

    27 May 2018

    mayhem, maiming and Murder ... Glasgow is back being a murder capital of Europe. Some notorious Scottish Crime Gangs are back to killing each other