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Postby Vladimir » Mon Nov 28, 2005 1:55 pm

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Postby Ally Doll » Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:08 pm

I like the first one - the sea horizon from Aberdeen always made me feel like the was the edge of the world.
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Postby Vladimir » Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:46 pm

It was freezing, so it must be the north edge of the world ::):
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Postby desto » Sat Dec 03, 2005 5:49 pm

martyangus wrote:Hi DESTO!


Is that your Offshore Certificate you're coming up to do.........or have you already obtained that? Both my son-in-laws work on the Rigs and have done for a few years now. Yea,the money is good. They are 4 weeks on and 4 weeks off.


Aye,ah'm sure you'll like Aberdeen...........a nice corner of the world up here. Bloody expensive place to live though!!


Well anyway,all the best in the new job Desto an' guid luck go wi' ye!


yeah was up doin a weeks basic trainin at intertraining! an also hadd my 3 day course at RGIT montrose in altens! that was fun! they sunk me in dam helicopter unda water an had to escape fae it while it spun 180o! :)! a passed thow thank god!

wot do your son in laws do offshore? ill be an aprentice mechanic for salamis!
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Postby martyangus » Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:14 am

Fit like folks!

Aye,you're quite richt Vladimir,pretty damn cauld maist o' the time doon at the Beach! We ayewis get that cauld Nor'easterly which seems tae blaw stright doon fae Peterheed!! 8O 8O Ah ken fit ye mean as weel Ally Doll,fan the sea is calm it gaes a perfect line oan the horizon!

Desto,hiv ye tae pay that course yersell? In the early days o' the Oil,maist Companies fitted the bill fur their employees tae get thur certificate,bit ah suppose that's changed noo'adays as weel. Aw these Oil related firms watch the pennies noo'adays. The days o' STEAK,THREE TIMES A DAY,are weel gan!! :(

Een o' ma son-in laws is an Electrical Engineer Desto an the ither is a Derrickman. He wis jist like yersell......started aff fae scratch,bit workit his wye up a bitty. Ah seen an article in the local paper,that they will be lookin' fur young folk oan the Rigs,as maist o' the workforce are noo gettin' intae thur late fifties,hivvin' been in the oil business fur ower 30 years. Oanywye folks,ah'll awa the noo,as the wee wummin' says thit ah blether too much oan this computer!!! :roll: :roll:
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Postby desto » Sun Dec 04, 2005 9:48 am

yep sure did! cost me arm an leg for it! but once am with the company they pay all expenses thank god!

yeah thats how am gettin into it cause most of the riggers nowadays are close to retirement so they are needn fresh fish for the platforms!

am really nervous but that'l pass supose an least ill have good life wae cash am gettin! alot of riggers just now are on 80-90k a year!
god wot am startin on is even more double than wot asda pays me the now!

Mmmm does anyone smell a seat leon cupra in the air :)!
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Postby Ally Doll » Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:02 pm

Made a flying visit to Aberdeen yesterday - just enough time for a walkabout and some picture-taking!

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Postby Ally Doll » Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:59 pm

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Front of Marischal

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Back of Marischal

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(would've taken it from further back, but there was all kinds of junk floating in the pond :x )

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What's the wee door for?!

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Ew, who put that there?!

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I liked the wee boat at the top!

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Aberdeen shop fronts

Postby Ally Doll » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:45 pm

Some shop fronts:

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(love those two - like virtual mitchell, but still around!)

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Surely the name is a kid-on?!
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Old Aberdeen

Postby Ally Doll » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:48 pm

Some of Old Aberdeen - the uni campus.

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Postby My Kitten » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:52 pm

I do like Aberdeen, esp the old shops Lovely pics allydoll.
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Postby Giblets On Croute » Mon Oct 02, 2006 6:12 pm

Cool pix, but how come no pic of my beloved Pittodrie :D

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Re: Aberdeen

Postby Ally Doll » Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:23 pm

Giblets On Croute wrote:Cool pix, but how come no pic of my beloved Pittodrie :D

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The decay was just too sad! ::):
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Re: Aberdeen

Postby Simba » Mon Oct 02, 2006 8:12 pm

Ally Doll wrote:
Giblets On Croute wrote:Cool pix, but how come no pic of my beloved Pittodrie :D

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The decay was just too sad! ::):


How rude. ;)
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Postby Pgcc93 » Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:26 pm

Aberdeen = Oor Jim living up a tower in a tent for a week.


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