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Re: HG Magic Lantern Show

Ther is nae pleasing some folks, Mr Ban-Jo : - )
by Vinegar Tom
Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:51 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: HG Magic Lantern Show
Replies: 29
Views: 9715

Re: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff

Looks like Begbie has chilled oot a bit and Spud is still on the speed : - )
by Vinegar Tom
Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:56 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff
Replies: 3321
Views: 567919

HG Magic Lantern Show

The Magic Lantern has now been pretty much discontinued; similarly the VHS video machine. A few of the old slides for the former can still be obtained on internet auction sites and other fleamarkets. The lanterns are a health and safety risk, but scans of the slides are quite safe to post: https://c...
by Vinegar Tom
Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: HG Magic Lantern Show
Replies: 29
Views: 9715

Re: Pets and other beasties

Young Ginger who is 4 years old arrived yesterday thanks to Cats Protection at Robroyston. She is accompanied by her mother, who is 8 years old. Mother is called Gypsy.


ImageGinger by Vinegar Tom, on Flickr
by Vinegar Tom
Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:45 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Pets and other beasties
Replies: 1096
Views: 198398

Re: HG Cambuslang & Rutherglen Extended Pub Crawl

Hi Folks, an update to the walk now suggested for Sat 6 August: "A relaxing walk around the less obvious parts of Ruggy & C'Lang. Come and see: chromium works, a shipyard, bricks, Corpy Tram remains, bricks, back lanes, ironwork, mediaeval Burnside, bricks etc. All Welcome. Meet at Ruthergl...
by Vinegar Tom
Sun Jul 24, 2016 2:29 pm
 
Forum: Forum Archive
Topic: HG Cambuslang & Rutherglen Extended Pub Crawl - CANCELLED
Replies: 7
Views: 4700

HG Cambuslang & Rutherglen Extended Pub Crawl - CANCELLED

Hi folks, I will be on holiday for a bit, so agree amongst yourselfishes a suitable Saturday and time in August. The first Saturday in August , 11:00 (am!!) suits me, but please go away if you can't get out of bed in time (That means you " "Hairy" Hilter !!!!!!!!!!!! :D ) Extensive re...
by Vinegar Tom
Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:05 pm
 
Forum: Forum Archive
Topic: HG Cambuslang & Rutherglen Extended Pub Crawl - CANCELLED
Replies: 7
Views: 4700

Re: Auld Glesga Trams & Buses

Oh, and Hi Folks. Glad to be back!!
by Vinegar Tom
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:39 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Auld Glesga Trams & Buses
Replies: 1117
Views: 315204

Re: Auld Glesga Trams & Buses

Still from an old newsreel found in a skip ( a UKIP Skip Ltd skip I think?): I don't have tha ability to post video, but the commentery transcribes thus: "Theah tre-emphent Her Gove, Faylure of POBland, erreves ti be fetted ba a smell crad of very odd people at his news conference. At said conf...
by Vinegar Tom
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:37 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Auld Glesga Trams & Buses
Replies: 1117
Views: 315204

He WAS the greatest

Well, he was prone to exageration, but .............

Imagei am the greatest by Vinegar Tom, on Flickr
by Vinegar Tom
Sat Jun 04, 2016 6:49 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: He WAS the greatest
Replies: 1
Views: 1044

Re: Mud Larking

Haven't seen the Clyde quite so low as it is just now in ages... http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v200/9505367/Hidden%20Glasgow%20Misc/CE7A1CE1-76B7-4CB2-9E63-223867F31A7D_zpsb2vqbzxk.jpg G, that really is low. Not as inviting as the London ones from time team. Definately not a white sanny day?
by Vinegar Tom
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:36 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Mud Larking
Replies: 11
Views: 4532

Re: Mud Larking

That would be promising for finds, but I would ensure you have left provision for a funeral. Leave that to the pros. I might let on a few locations in the new thread should enough cash be offered? A place where 20mm cannon shelling was carried out. Bullets and shells a plenty? 2 groats and you have ...
by Vinegar Tom
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Mud Larking
Replies: 11
Views: 4532

Re: Mud Larking

Sounds interesting , but I would imagine that there are less places in Glasgow with a shore line with such concentrations of artefacts having built up. I would love to be proved wrong as finding such a site would be a dream come true for this geek. There are certainly places where you can find stuff...
by Vinegar Tom
Sun May 29, 2016 8:23 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Mud Larking
Replies: 11
Views: 4532

Glasgow comes top of the league!

Sadly for frankly appalling reasons.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-36397054
by Vinegar Tom
Sat May 28, 2016 7:51 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow comes top of the league!
Replies: 2
Views: 1976
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