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by jim.r
Thu Aug 02, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Leaving a boat at Inverness
Replies: 5
Views: 2109

Leaving a boat at Inverness

Where's the best place to leave a boat (2m draught) near Inverness for a couple of weeks?
by jim.r
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Your monthly calendar wallpaper
Replies: 18
Views: 5628

Re: Your monthly calendar wallpaper

Obviously photoshopped the rain out! Very nice!
by jim.r
Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Met Blowing Old Boots . . .
Replies: 1
Views: 1473

Re: Met Blowing Old Boots . . .

I thort ye were tokin aboot ra latest weather forecast fae oor esteemed exeter gnomes!
by jim.r
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Castlebay adventures
Replies: 13
Views: 3921

Re: Castlebay adventures

YIkes! That sounds really nasty. Glad you are OK.
by jim.r
Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:11 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Weather
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

Re: Weather

aye, i'm managing my expectations! Having spent my youth climbing in Glen Coe and the Bill escaping occasionally to the balmy climes of Dunkeld, Newtonmore and the Shelterstone, I've a fair idea of what to expect! Re climbing, is anchoring or mooring feasible at Ballahullish with a 6'6" draught...
by jim.r
Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Weather
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

Weather

Chaps & chapesses, can you promise me excellent weather for the last 2 weeks in August?
by jim.r
Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oban to Inverness via CC - Stops
Replies: 12
Views: 3315

Re: Oban to Inverness via CC - Stops

It could be yon Silkie lad is a Harry Potter fan ? Claymore: "I use the Pensieve. One simply siphons the excess thoughts from one's mind, pours them into the basin, and examines them at one's leisure. It becomes easier to spot patterns and links, you understand, when they are in this form."...
by jim.r
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oban to Inverness via CC - Stops
Replies: 12
Views: 3315

Re: Oban to Inverness via CC - Stops

Aye but the plan is tae be in Oban afore the youngest joins us! Leaisurely family holiday fae Oban tae Inverness but big sans family tris fae Falmouth to Oban via Belfast probably... and then long sail fae Inverness tae Ipswich or suchlike.
by jim.r
Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oban to Inverness via CC - Stops
Replies: 12
Views: 3315

Oban to Inverness via CC - Stops

Youngest has agreed to join us on condition she has access to decent showers off the boat at overnight stops. Any recommendations for stops? Plan to make it a very leisurely family holiday!
by jim.r
Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Olympic Flame on Windymere
Replies: 4
Views: 2297

Re: Olympic Flame on Windymere

Dinnae mock, mon, the same'll speed us northwards in a scorching August!
by jim.r
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Red and Green - why is it?
Replies: 14
Views: 4405

Re: Red and Green - why is it?

Captain Davies Evans seems to be culpable!
by jim.r
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Cost v effort
Replies: 20
Views: 5467

Re: Cost v effort

Troon used to have the best fish and chip shop in the world... mind you that was 35 years ago!
by jim.r
Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Red and Green - why is it?
Replies: 14
Views: 4405

Re: Red and Green - why is it?

to confuse the Vikings who were all colour blind, so that when raping and pillaging they did'nt know if they were coming or going!
by jim.r
Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Claymore's Hallberg
Replies: 2
Views: 1594

Re: Claymore's Hallberg

Raffle the greyhound of the ocean?
by jim.r
Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Caledonian Canal
Replies: 9
Views: 2629

Re: Caledonian Canal

dinnae want to cos I'll get to where I'm going afore I get tae where I wannabe if I gang that way!

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