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by Windfinder
Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Scotland Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1030

Scotland Questions

Is the "Castle of Col" still there? Anyone got a photo?

Is Frenchman's cottage still on Col? Anyone got a photo?

Finally which of the Cottages at Acairsaid Mor is the Widows cottage?

Ta in advance.
by Windfinder
Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:11 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: God's particle ... what colour?
Replies: 6
Views: 1474

[quote="ljs"]There again she told me Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy were real as well...[/quote]

Are you claiming they're not? Sh1t I thought I'd just been really naughty since I left home.
by Windfinder
Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The English are better animals than the Scots...
Replies: 5
Views: 2652

Re: The English are better animals than the Scots...

Dr Johnson (on Porridge): "In Scotland you eat Oats which in England we feed only to our horses."

Boswell: "Which is why England breeds excellent horses and Scotland breeds excellent men!".

(Paraphrasing.)
by Windfinder
Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where and What?
Replies: 11
Views: 3196

Spill the beans it's been driving me crazy!
by Windfinder
Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Summer Jaunt
Replies: 4
Views: 2648

Great blog - really enjoyed it. Like everyone else I demand photos!

SeaRib: Frankly I don't mind motorbaots coming near me, it gives them a better sensation of speed and a bit of wash never did anyone any harm.
by Windfinder
Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The English are better animals than the Scots...
Replies: 5
Views: 2652

Re: And another Boswell quote

Nick wrote:.
"My heart warmed to my countrymen, and my Scotch blood boiled with indignation.


Touche!

"He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it. "
by Windfinder
Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Hills and Sails
Replies: 20
Views: 6459

Rowana wrote:since my heart problems.


BANG!!!


Couldn't resist! ;-)
by Windfinder
Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The English are better animals than the Scots...
Replies: 5
Views: 2652

The English are better animals than the Scots...

"The English are better animals than the Scots; they are nearer the sun; their blood is richer, and more mellow."

Wise man, was Jimbo Boswell. :lol:
by Windfinder
Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Hills and Sails
Replies: 20
Views: 6459

Re: Hills and Sails

I love hills and sailing. Standing on top of Meal Acairsaid with the boat on the hook in the anchorage I feel like HW Tillman! Boats came first, I could barely walk at all when my dad first slung me into a Gremlin dinghy and shoved me off. I've only really got interested in hills as age has caught u...
by Windfinder
Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Coll Moorings - Response from the owner
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

Re: Coll Moorings - Response from the owner

Can't say fairer than that!

The man's a saint.
by Windfinder
Wed Aug 13, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: marine surveyors ...
Replies: 12
Views: 3066

Re: marine surveyors ...

by Windfinder
Mon Aug 11, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: And where is this? and what is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 4028

Re: And where is this? and what is it?

Ghillie wrote:This really takes the ........
(not for those who have been told!)


I recognize it from the entrance to the Loch, but I swear there was nothing even approaching that in Spring.
by Windfinder
Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where is it? (Correct answers will be acknowledged)
Replies: 14
Views: 2753

Re: Want new pier?

Ghillie wrote:I disagree. That possibility must rest with the lovely grass-roofed conveniences on the new pier at Inverie!.


Am I going crazy? Apparently work has been in progress for 2 years yet I saw nothing when I visited in the Spring.

This is Loch Nevis, Knoydart, yeah?
by Windfinder
Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: BROADBLUE NIGHTMARE
Replies: 13
Views: 5179

Broadblue wrote:Broadblue Catamarans does not feel it is appropriate or professional to discuss any issues that a client may have with us, on a public forum.


I have some respect for that view.

Hopefully both parties will sort this out to their satisfaction.
by Windfinder
Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where is it? (Correct answers will be acknowledged)
Replies: 14
Views: 2753

Ghillie wrote:the new pier spoils the anchorage a little


A little? A little? It ruined it!

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