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St Andrews Day

Post by nancy » Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:32 pm

Would just like to wish everyone a very happy St Andrews Day :D [scotland-flag]



[cheers] Nancy

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Post by marilyn morning » Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:45 pm

[scotland-flag] And the same to you Nancy [scotland-flag]

Hope everyone took advantage of

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I'm jealous :)
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Post by AndrewP » Sun Nov 30, 2008 8:55 pm

Yesterday I went to Princes Street Gardens where they had a large marquee hosting a number of St Andrews Day (weekend?) events. I had a look into the bar expecting to see it stocked with Scottish fare. There was Fosters Lager (Australian, brewed somewhere in UK under license), John Smith's Bitter (England), Smirnoff Vodka (Russian, made somewhere in the UK under license), a few other spirit bottles, and a token bottle of Scotch.

Happy St Andrews Day :D

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Post by LesleyB » Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:18 pm

Hi Andrew
There was Fosters Lager (Australian, brewed somewhere in UK under license), John Smith's Bitter (England), Smirnoff Vodka (Russian, made somewhere in the UK under license), a few other spirit bottles, and a token bottle of Scotch.
Whit?? Nae Deuchars???????? What is the world, and Scotland, coming to?
Dear oh dear.

Happy St Andrews Day everyone.
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Best wishes
Lesley

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Post by DavidMK » Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:15 pm

In Winnipeg we had a great series of events, culminating in our 138th annual dinner, attended by well over 500 Scots,who celebrated The Day in the appropriate style. Guest speaker was George Reid, who did an absolutely fabulous job.His wife Daphne was also a big hit, and we all enjoyed a great blether with her. Two great ambassadors of Scotland.

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Post by Ina » Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:41 pm

We'll be having a St. Andrew's dinner here in the desert next Saturday evening (this week was Thanksgiving weekend and lot's of folks out of town).

We're expecting 120 people for the dinner. The Palm Springs Pipe Band will entertain us and the pipe major of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pipe band will also be on hand to play for us.

Looking forward to the event.

Happy St. Andrew's day to all.

Ina

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St. Andrews Day

Post by wini » Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:56 am

Andrew,
May I ask why you were looking in the bar?
I don't ever remember anyone celebrating St. Andrews day in Glasgow and it isnt really celebrated in Australia although I know the St. Andrews Day Society had their Ball at Government House on Saturday night in Perth.

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Re: St. Andrews Day

Post by AndrewP » Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:22 am

wini wrote:Andrew,
May I ask why you were looking in the bar?
Purely curiosity, of course. :lol:
wini wrote:I don't ever remember anyone celebrating St. Andrews day in Glasgow and it isnt really celebrated in Australia although I know the St. Andrews Day Society had their Ball at Government House on Saturday night in Perth.
It never has been a big celebration in Scotland. I think it is a marketing ploy of the devolved government in Scotland.

All the best,

Andrew

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Post by nancy » Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:46 am

Aye it never has been celebrated really,but now ppl are saying St Patricks day is better celebrated than it,and so it is.Ive celebrated St Pats day for yrs and it would be nice if we could remember our patron saint.
Although St Pats day is not so popular on TV,I remember the good shows you used to get,its very popular in the pubs :D :D :D
Any excuse for a party :roll: :roll: :D :D :D :D

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St. Andrews Day

Post by wini » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:19 pm

I'll take your word for it Andrew.
By the way does anyone call you SAINT ANDREW. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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