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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Time for the first clue: BA was a SB is just a statement of fact, but to most users of this website would appear to be an oxymoron. Hope that helps.
by Tinto63
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:02 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Thanks Tim, I was doing something completely different when I looked at your clues and hurriedly put down what I could remember, as I haven't been getting much of a look in recently. My favourite Messerschmitts were the bubble cars with tandem seats in the 1950s-60s, there used to be one in occasion...
by Tinto63
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:39 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
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Views: 685425

Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Correction. Of course that is a ME 262 Sturmvogel, but Hess flew to Scotland in a ME Bf110....

... and the F is Floors Farm...
by Tinto63
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:59 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Hmmm.... I am not sure i like being told I am old enough to be your father... but I am just

Messerschmitt Bf110. Rudolf Hess, Eaglesham, Duke of Hamilton, Dungavel House etc... not sure about the F, and only prisoner in Spandau for many years..that I remember...
by Tinto63
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:28 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
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Views: 685425

Greylags through the fence

These few greylag geese were grazing in a field by Morton, East Calder on my lockdown walk today. They are probably part of a small resident population that can be seen and heard throughout the year. The Five Sisters shale bing by West Calder is visible in the background. https://live.staticflickr.c...
by Tinto63
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:17 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Greylags through the fence
Replies: 0
Views: 283

Re: PHOTO COMPETITION #99 — March 2020

1 Skyelines

2 Rohan

3 Mal Grey
by Tinto63
Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:36 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: PHOTO COMPETITION #99 — March 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 3821

Re: What's the difference between a cormorant and a shag?

Eric7618 wrote:Of course the answer is you don't always fancy a smoke after a cormorant...


That brought back the memories of the school boy laughs we had about Shag pipe tobacco in the 1950s, especially as three other leading brands were St Bruno, St Julien and Three Nuns......
by Tinto63
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:11 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What's the difference between a cormorant and a shag?
Replies: 16
Views: 1956

Re: Your Favourite Views Thread

A few of my favourites: 1 From Stob Coire nan Lochan - how many hills can you name? 12/9/09 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49735018721_9f2c638ea5_b.jpg 2 Looking back on the Aonach Eagach ridge from Sgorr nam Fiannaidh after a great day. 29/7/11 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49735343417_9...
by Tinto63
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Your Favourite Views Thread
Replies: 70
Views: 6991

Re: PHOTO COMPETITION #99 — March 2020

Two runners....

Image

.....heading up Tinto on 14 March 2020. Fuji X100F (as taken, square format, Acros (B&W) film simulation mode with red filter applied).

I was a lot slower to the top than they were!
by Tinto63
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: PHOTO COMPETITION #99 — March 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 3821

Re: PHOTO COMPETITION #98 — February 2020

1 malrobb

2 jmarkb

3 Sgurr
by Tinto63
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:21 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: PHOTO COMPETITION #98 — February 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 4051

Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Very perceptive of you Tim, shall we leave it at that? ... over to you. (I really don't want to offend any Mary Whitehouses out there!)
by Tinto63
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:08 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Not sure about the BB, but it could be Balfour Beatty, will remove Radium pollution (radioactive particles) from Dalgety Bay - remaining from when aircraft using instruments painted with radium were scrapped there after WW11. This work is supposed to start next month? Spot on - the announcement abo...
by Tinto63
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:53 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
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Views: 685425

Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Not sure about the BB, but it could be Balfour Beatty, will remove Radium pollution (radioactive particles) from Dalgety Bay - remaining from when aircraft using instruments painted with radium were scrapped there after WW11. This work is supposed to start next month?
by Tinto63
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:15 pm
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland
Replies: 5727
Views: 685425

Re: PHOTO COMPETITION #98 — February 2020

Victorian Engineering

Image

A lean month for hill photographs... The Spillway from Loganlea Reservoir, Pentland Hills was completed in 1851.
8 February 2020.
by Tinto63
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:55 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: PHOTO COMPETITION #98 — February 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 4051

Re: PHOTO COMPETITION #97 — January 2020

1 johnkaysleftleg

2 jmarkb

3 Iainm
by Tinto63
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:28 am
 
Forum: Photo threads, comps and quizzes
Topic: PHOTO COMPETITION #97 — January 2020
Replies: 22
Views: 2835
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