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Derek Grebe

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  1. at times, wonderful. Living and working in Edinburgh for 15 years - not so much! all summer, every street corner, same tunes (sometimes played apallingly) That said, had a piper at our wedding, on a Scottish island. Great atmosphere.
  2. They are not alone...... Perhaps one for the LONQR thread..!
  3. ........ is one who knows how to play the bagpipes, but doesn't.
  4. Shocking as it is, the lack of censorship, and huge disparity between the image subject matter every day is one of the things that makes this thread great.
  5. Saw a field fire (summer, pre-harvest) on the farm when i was young, and of course called the fire brigade, and ran to find out what was going on with my Dad. Some buttfuck walked into the middle of one of our fields, poured petrol over himself, and lit a match. Not the way i'd choose to end myself! Will NEVER forget that BBQ smell Thankfully, he only ruined an acre of barley, rather than 20+
  6. that's exactly what it is. Battersea Power Station in London. Was decommissioned in the early '80's, and has been derelict ever since, despite many many many re-development proposals. Went to an awesome art installation there several years ago. I think Apple are the latest to plan on using it......
  7. VERY familiar with that noise, growing up on the Mildenhall flight path...
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    Two old ladies were outside their nursing home having a smoke (that's the only place they could smoke at the nursing home) when it started to rain.One of the ladies pulled out a condom, cut off the end, put it over her cigarette, and continued smoking.Lady Two asked, "What's that?"Lady One replied, "A condom."Lady Two asked, "Where'd you get it?" Lady One replied, "You can get them at any drugstore." The next day, Lady Two hobbles herself into the local drugstore and announces to the pharmacist that she wants a package of condoms. The guy looks at her kind of strangely (she is, after all, in
  9. i'm with you on that.... Enjoy an Arran. I am introducing a select multi-national group in the office to Single Malts. Anyone that travels has to pick up the next letter of the alphabet at Duty Free. We started with an Arran. We are now at 'H'. Bought a Highland Park last week. Some letters are easier than others.......! Arran is a great day out. we used to do an annual cycle, "round Arran in 9 pints". There's a 60 mile coastal road, and plenty of hostelries en route....
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    use the bible to get it going, though!
  11. Jeff, went to a Belvenie tasting evening last week, with a Master Distiller...... Balvenie 12 double wood Balvenie 15 single cask Balvenie 17 double wood Balvenie 21 Will keep you on the mailing list for the next one.....
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    The priest in a small Irish village loved the rooster and ten hens he kept in the hen house behind the church. One Sunday morning, before mass, he went to feed the birds and discovered that the cock was missing. He knew about cock fights in the village, so he questioned his parishioners in church. During mass, he asked the congregation, 'Has anybody got a cock? All the men stood up. 'No, no,' he said, 'that wasn't what I meant. Has anybody seen a cock?' All the women stood up. 'No, no,' he said, 'that wasn't what I meant. Has anybody seen a cock that doesn' t belong to them?' Half the wome
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    A guy gets onto a bus and sits next to a nun in the front seat. The guy looks over and asks the nun if she would have sex with him. The nun, surprised by the question, politely declines and gets off at the next stop. When the bus starts again, the bus driver says to the guy, "If you want, I can tell you how you can get that nun to have sex with you." The guy of course says that he'd love to know, so the bus driver tells him that every Tuesday evening at midnight the nun goes to the cemetery to pray to the lord. "If you went dressed in robes and some luminous powder," says the bus dri
  14. Give me a Bunnahabhain, a Balvennie, a Singleton or a Talisker, and i'm happy.
  15. My brother was filming there last month. Very eerie place.
  16. The Ed should fund Hobot's habit......
  17. sitting in my office at 8.30am, watching Hobot's posts appear.... Jealous that Hobot is probably nursing a single malt with some tunes on while posting, and i have a day of crap ahead of me!
  18. there are a further two to add to the three, to make five over the Forth. They are further up the estuary..
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    The managing director of Dulux paints has died of hypothermia while trecking across the Antartic.Paramedics said he could have done with another coat.
  20. So, the new Forth crossing opened for business this week. Three centuries of bridge 1890 1964 2017 how it all started 128 years ago..
  21. yup. The original Abbey is 11th Century.....! The house i grew up in is over 300 years old.
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