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by Jim McCulloch
Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2009)
Replies: 49
Views: 7848

How I found you?

Hello there, I was using Google to look up Scottish Websites and came across TalkingScot. I live in Perth Western Australia. I came out to Australia in 1963 from Peebles through The Big Brother Movement. My main interest in the site was in tracing a cousin for my sister back in Scotland, but I see t...
by Jim McCulloch
Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: RIVETTER
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Riveter

When I left Peebles High School in the early 60s one of the first jobs I had was in the railway workshops at Barrassie, Troon. I used to work with the riveters. Rivets were heated to glowing white in a brazier fire, then we passed them along with long handled tongs usually by sliding them along the ...