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by pinkshoes
Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:18 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Childhood songs and rhymes
Replies: 106
Views: 44335

Ninatoo, does your rhyme involve a pie and an umbrella? If so, I'd love to hear the rest of it - someone used to recite it when I was young, but I can't for the life of me remember it. When I heard it, it was done with a Falkirk accent. If it's not the same one, I wonder if anyone else knows what I'...
by pinkshoes
Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:22 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Occupation: Flowerer of Webs.....
Replies: 9
Views: 2424

Absolutely beautiful! I wonder if the person who put so much time and skill into that piece of work would have been pleased to see us all admiring it so much.

Pinkshoes
by pinkshoes
Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: birth/baptism - fill in the missing word/s .....
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Thanks Anne, it does help to confirm it.

Now, if only it had said which grandfather ... :wink:

Pinkshoes
by pinkshoes
Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: birth/baptism - fill in the missing word/s .....
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Andy, thanks for that. I'm content to go with "sponsor" for now - it was my best guess at the time and from looking at my scribbled attempt at copying the word, I'm about 80% sure. I just wasn't sure about the context, but having put my brain in gear, of course it fits.

Thanks again.

Pinkshoes.
by pinkshoes
Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: birth/baptism - fill in the missing word/s .....
Replies: 6
Views: 944

birth/baptism - fill in the missing word/s .....

Hi all - today I visited local LDS centre to look at some films I'd ordered, and came across a wee gem. Unfortunately I couldn't read some of the crucial words :roll: - not because the film is indistinct, simply because the writing was too fancy for me. Sadly I couldn't get a print (techie probs) bu...
by pinkshoes
Tue Dec 06, 2005 9:00 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1855

Thanks for that information David (and thanks to your pal too!!!) :D

I've sent you the other stuff.

Regards
Pinkshoes
by pinkshoes
Fri Dec 02, 2005 5:42 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1855

Wow Wow Wow!!! David - thank you so much for taking all that trouble to answer me. I'm going to study it all now - then have a wee lie doon - and see what progress I can make ! Just spend some time studying the www.regiments.org site, and when he's watching that channel next time, he might just get ...
by pinkshoes
Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1855

Thanks David - I'm now working on a timeline to see when this man had 12 years free :D Another question if you can be bothered with me - could he have served say 7 years service in Scotland and 5 as a reserve in Canada, both within Argyll & Sutherland? And, if you're not tearing your hair out with m...
by pinkshoes
Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:59 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1855

Thanks for all the info everyone. Tracey - you're not butting in at all - as you know, all thoughts and info welcome :) My photo is just the one man, in uniform, with some tents behind - nothing else. And of course I say it was taken in Stirling, but in fact I only know it was a Stirling photographe...
by pinkshoes
Tue Nov 29, 2005 12:00 am
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1855

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.....

Before I start please excuse my total ignorance. :oops: I have found the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force attestation papers for a ggrandfather who emigrated to Canada in the early 1900s. He is joining up in March 1916. Reply to question on form "have you ever served in any military force" is "...