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by Brendabc
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Sad News

Got a xmas card today from Tom Carreyette today, who a lot of you will know through Clydeside and Foghorn and he let me know that our own Ruth Wynne known to many as Ruthie has joined Angus and Frances . Got a bit of a shock when I read the news and thought I would let you who knew her know, she wil...
by Brendabc
Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: What's going on between Langbak and Greenock
Replies: 2
Views: 769

What's going on between Langbak and Greenock

My brother-in-law was asking me if I knew anything about the coloured poles in the water in and around Langbank and Greenock. I have not been down that way lately and I said that if anyone knew anything it would be the folk on clydemaritime. Drew said that there are poles near the edge of the motorw...
by Brendabc
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Wild Ardrossan
Replies: 33
Views: 4528

Re: Wild Ardrossan

Stuart


Just checking through the pictures put onto the BBC web site and noticed one of yours, great pictures, as well as Paul Hunter's in Helensburgh well done to you both for getting your picturesz put into print.


Brenda ;)
by Brendabc
Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Mary 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2843

Re: Queen Mary 2

Will What a brilliant show you sure take some great night-time shots, I still cannot work out how to do the night-time shots, but not taking as many pictures these days, its not the same without Ian as I have only been down the length of Gourock but not a lot going on whenever I am down at cafe but ...
by Brendabc
Sun Jun 19, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: FAO ANGUS
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: FAO ANGUS

Thanks so much I sent you a PM on clydesite good to hear from you and hoping we will catch up with you and Frances for coffee once things have settled down with the family we send our good wishes to you daughter and family too.

Regards

Brenda :D
by Brendabc
Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: FAO ANGUS
Replies: 2
Views: 399

FAO ANGUS

Have sent you a PM can you please let me know what I should do.

Thanks

Brenda
by Brendabc
Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A few days up north
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: A few days up north

Alasdair Manya thanks for your kind comments, I stilkl have problems downloading on ClydeMaritime but with Ian step by step guide I managed to do these. I don't post many now as my eyes are getting a lot worse and although I still take great pleasure in taking photos a good lot of them don't turn ou...
by Brendabc
Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A few days up north
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: A few days up north

The last two were taken from our hotel bedroom window the horses were having a great time to themselves
by Brendabc
Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A few days up north
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: A few days up north

The next were taken at Fort George near Inverness
by Brendabc
Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A few days up north
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: A few days up north

These were taken in Aberdeen harbour
by Brendabc
Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: A few days up north
Replies: 5
Views: 408

A few days up north

We were lucky enough to have a wee trip up north and spent a few days having a trip around Elgin and the surrounding areas.

:D
by Brendabc
Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: For Angus and Stuart
Replies: 0
Views: 258

For Angus and Stuart

Thanks for your postings, and no still cannot get use to it, but I will get the guid dug to do me an idiots guide on how to post PM'S and pictures/. Hopefully once the weather improves (if it ever does) to hopefully get out and about again and post some pictures of our days out and wee jaunts. Thank...
by Brendabc
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FAO Henk- Re Ruth
Replies: 3
Views: 383

FAO Henk- Re Ruth

Henk Have been trying to send you a Private Message through this site, but not sure if it was send. Have tried about 4 times but the site is making me very confused as to whether it was sent to you or not. Please let me know if you received any of them if not I will try again. Kind regards Brenda :c...
by Brendabc
Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Is it the end for Clydesite
Replies: 207
Views: 17295

Re: Is it the end for Clydesite

I have refrained from saying anything at the moment, but I am also concerned not only for Bruce's state of health but also for our dear friend Ruth. I have been keeping in regular touch with her and had e-mailed her last night saying that if we heard anything we would get in touch. On getting up thi...
by Brendabc
Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: A wee trip to Oban
Replies: 4
Views: 598

Re: A wee trip to Oban

Hi Alasdair

Yes it was lovely having a wee run up although it was pretty dull and quite cold to walk in.

Looking forward to catching that paddler on the clyde again doing her runs on the coast hopefully a bit warmer weather too.

Regards
Brenda
by Brendabc
Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: A wee trip to Oban
Replies: 4
Views: 598

Re: A wee trip to Oban

Thank you kind sir! will not do it again lol. Hope you are all well and keeping Frances in the lifestyle your young lady is used too. Have you been busy with the washing, ironing, cleaning etc etc. ha ha. Still trying to train the guid dug but as you know you can't teach an old dug new tricks!!! :lo...
by Brendabc
Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: A wee trip to Oban
Replies: 4
Views: 598

A wee trip to Oban

Not been out and about much since November but Ian decided to take us up to Oban for a wee run out.

I hope this is the right place to put them or should I of put them on Foghorn? :P
by Brendabc
Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: FAO Jamie
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Re: FAO Jamie

Jamie

Forgot to add if pictures are too big to download let me know an Ian will downsize them and resend them to you.


Brenda :)
by Brendabc
Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: FAO Jamie
Replies: 1
Views: 378

FAO Jamie

Jamie Just a wee quick note to say it was lovely to catch up with you again today, and we hope that Keith enjoys his gift. I have forwarded three pictures to your e-mail including the one of Lynx. We did manage up to Oban and the roads were really quiet. Ian treated me to lunch at the Royal Hotel an...
by Brendabc
Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Caught these at South Queensferry today
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Caught these at South Queensferry today

Brenda

Still cannot get used to posting on this site!!!!!
by Brendabc
Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Caught these at South Queensferry today
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Caught these at South Queensferry today

Had a wee daunner out and about today and landed at South Queensferry for a lovely lunch. Here are a few we took out and about.
by Brendabc
Sat Dec 25, 2010 12:58 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Merry Christmas to all on Clydemaritime
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Merry Christmas to all on Clydemaritime

Thank you to all the folk who have put Clydemaritime together and I wish all our friend a Very Happy Christmas and a Good New Year 2011.


May each and everyone find what they are looking for in the coming year.


Brenda and Ian
by Brendabc
Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Information required please
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Re: Information required please

Thanks guys for the reply I will think about what to do with them. As you say the market is not good for them except for special ones. It just seems a shame that no-one wants them I feel that I would like to do something with them rather than just sitting in a box in one of our cupboards. I have kep...
by Brendabc
Wed Nov 17, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Information required please
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Information required please

I have been a collector of shipping books of many kinds over the past twenty years and with the exception of the ones gifted to me I am looking to either sell the rest. A lot of the clydesite folk will know that this is due to me losing my sight and unfortunately I am unable to get the pleasure of r...
by Brendabc
Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Pictures of Polish Tug and tow
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: Pictures of Polish Tug and tow

Stuart Many thanks for the comments, much appreciated. Don't post much nowadays, but as it was a new visitor to the clyde thought I would let folk see them. Ian help me post them. Well done for a great site I thoroughly enjoy it even though I don't put much on the boards I do enjoy catching up every...
by Brendabc
Sat Nov 06, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Pictures of Polish Tug and tow
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: Pictures of Polish Tug and tow

I noticed she had shortened the tow ropes so this is the last one.
by Brendabc
Sat Nov 06, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Pictures of Polish Tug and tow
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Pictures of Polish Tug and tow

Was lucky enough to catch the tug Cyklop and SD Waterman as she headed up to the Great Harbour. Ian took me down to Esplanade and waited to catch her there too.
by Brendabc
Mon Sep 27, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: The Year on the Clyde 2009 and 2010- use of photos
Replies: 12
Views: 1163

Re: The Year on the Clyde 2009 and 2010- use of photos

Paul

If any of mine are suitable feel free not a problem.

Brenda
by Brendabc
Sat Sep 25, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Rembering Our Special Friend Conway
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Rembering Our Special Friend Conway

I also posted this on Clydesite.

This was taken when Craig and I went over to see Conway and Christine before Craig passed away 3 years tomorrow.

Cannot think that the time has gone so quickly.

God Bless you Conway you will be very sadly missed.


Brenda and Ian
by Brendabc
Sat Sep 25, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Conway Mac Culloch
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Re: Conway Mac Culloch

Very sad news. He was such a lovely gent he will be very sadly missed. Our deepest sympathy to Christine at this time our hearts go out to you and you will be in our prayers at this sad time.


Brenda and Ian
by Brendabc
Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Hello all

Jim Welcome to the happy throng, as you will be able to guess we are nearly all here albeit some not using there own names and getting us all confused.com haha. Good to hear from you and looking forward to your posts and photos on your adventures. As you can see the young man from Troon is part of i...
by Brendabc
Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Parrot awarded Freeman of Eriskay
Replies: 12
Views: 664

Re: Parrot awarded Freeman of Eriskay

Love your approach George particularly the Bookings now taken for 2011 ‘Hebridean Island of Culture’, special offers until end September but with the current trend of holiday companies going bust what are our chances. I don't fancy your suntan lotion business being able to prop up your holiday servi...
by Brendabc
Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Parrot awarded Freeman of Eriskay
Replies: 12
Views: 664

Re: Parrot awarded Freeman of Eriskay

When I noted the signature attributed to the Parrot I first felt that he was beginning to see the light! However subsequent additions to it had me completely baffled. When the first statement appeared I was pleased to see that peace had broken out between Yorkshire and Eriskay but when the additions...
by Brendabc
Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: You wait for days
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Re: You wait for days

Dougie

It was not seeking a name but posted to show the volume of traffic in one small space. Perhaps this will aid identification.

Gerry

Hope this meets with your approval


The Guide Dug
by Brendabc
Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:17 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: You wait for days
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

You wait for days

You wait for days and then they all come along at the one time.

As usual I was in the Continental Cafe bemoaning the lack of shipping and lo and behold ! For a black Friday it lived up to the day as it was nearly impossible to see Kilcreggan for vessels.
by Brendabc
Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Shipyard union leader Jimmy Reid dies
Replies: 9
Views: 4261

Re: Shipyard union leader Jimmy Reid dies

David made reference to the speach made by Jimmy at Glasgow Uni.

In today's Independant it is shown in full. The link is:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 51285.html

Hope this is of assistance

The Guide Dug
by Brendabc
Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Pleasure Craft
Topic: World Laser Championships - Largs
Replies: 5
Views: 1465

Re: World Laser Championships - Largs

After all that big buildup WHO WON?????????????

The Guide Dug
by Brendabc
Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: More Clansman woes
Replies: 21
Views: 2249

More Clansman woes

The BBC report that having fixed one engine tother one has gone on Clansman.

With all the Barra Festival folk stuck I hope the drink lasts out until the get taken off.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-h ... s-10832246

The Guide Dug
by Brendabc
Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clydesite
Replies: 72
Views: 19947

Re: Clydesite

At long last access has been achieved.

We will keep going back and forth between sites. Very much appreciate everyones efforts is giving us all this well formed alternative.

The Guide Dug
by Brendabc
Fri Jul 30, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clydesite
Replies: 72
Views: 19947

Re: Clydesite

Like Stuart between Brenda and I we are not having any joy with FF, IE, Opera or Chromium.

Will leave things till tomorrow and see what develops
by Brendabc
Fri Jul 30, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Clydesite
Replies: 72
Views: 19947

Re: Clydesite

Not working for me. Still the holding page.

Oh so frustrating
by Brendabc
Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: Queen Victoria on the Clyde today
Replies: 3
Views: 883

Re: Queen Victoria on the Clyde today

Lesley


Lovely photo with that paddler getting in on the action too.


Hopefully we will meet up for coffee soon.

Brenda
by Brendabc
Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: M.V. Clansman
Replies: 11
Views: 2043

Re: M.V. Clansman

The BBC Scotland web pages are showing that Clansman is to return to the route following repairs. As far as I can see there is nothing on Calmac's site but that would not be too much of a surprise. No doubt the AIS will give best indications when things are likely to get back to normal. The Guide Dug
by Brendabc
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: For the attention of oor Angus
Replies: 3
Views: 738

Re: For the attention of oor Angus

Thanks Angus

I also e-mailed Lesley not sure if she knows that we have all moved over. Great to see you having a good time in that suuny balmy island of yours. Keep up the good work. Love to Francis too.

Brenda
by Brendabc
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:15 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Caught you!
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Caught you!

Good to see you Frank did'nt have your e-mail address but was going to try and contact you through facebook.

Hope to see your daunners on soon. Hope you are well and your lovely lady wife too.

Brenda
by Brendabc
Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: For the attention of oor Angus
Replies: 3
Views: 738

For the attention of oor Angus

Angus

Can you please check your own e-mail as we have sent you a message re Ruth in the hope you can help us out.


Can you please let me know if this is ok.

Thanks Angus. Hope you are all having a lovely family holiday up in that far sunny land you call the Sunshine Isle ha ha


Regards
Brenda
by Brendabc
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Message from Ruthie
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Message from Ruthie

An update for all who know our Ruth. Received an e-mail from her when I got up this morning to say that she is just back from North Carolina and the mountains and the first thing she did was try to log on to Foghorn and got the message saying the site was down. She then noticed an e-mail from me and...
by Brendabc
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: Calling Ruth ....
Replies: 9
Views: 1081

Re: Calling Ruth ....

I have sent Ruth a message through e-mail letting her know what is happening. I have also given her the new clydemaritime address and told her that most of us are on facebook if she types in my name she will get through and we can keep her in touch with whats going on. I have meant to do it sooner b...
by Brendabc
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: CLYDE
Topic: I am on board too
Replies: 10
Views: 1752

Re: I am on board too

Hi Angus Thanks for that good to be a part of it with so many well known names sighing on too. Hope Eriskay is having some evening sunshine just like it is here in the Eriskyne area (just keeping up with your Eriskay) hope all are well and you are enjoying your wee break up in thon foreign part of S...
by Brendabc
Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: FOGHORN
Topic: FAO Brendabc (and the Guide Dug)
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: FAO Brendabc (and the Guide Dug)

Glad to have assisted.

Ian

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