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Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

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

Postby Shug » Fri May 01, 2015 3:04 pm

The only thing that springs to mind is Dingwall, it being the former Norse 'capital' in Scotland.
But its not really an island. Different planet sometimes, but not island.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Fri May 01, 2015 4:46 pm

Shug wrote:The only thing that springs to mind is Dingwall, it being the former Norse 'capital' in Scotland.
But its not really an island. Different planet sometimes, but not island.


Not Dingwall, and don't deride it. Many times have I blessed its late night supermarket and filling station - a beacon of light afore the desolation of the far north.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Sat May 02, 2015 6:02 pm

Come on CF, you'll know this one. The Picts were there before the Norsemen and the god-botherers after. Since when it's been left to the birds.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Sun May 03, 2015 7:29 pm

Dragging on I fear, so another clue. The first word is a now obsolete spelling of the more commonly used Scottish word, but is pronounced the same and there are quite a few scattered around the Highlands in various states of repair.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Shug » Sun May 03, 2015 10:04 pm

Brough of Deerness?
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Sun May 03, 2015 10:33 pm

Shug wrote:Brough of Deerness?


Hooray!! Correct. Over to you for another teaser.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby Shug » Mon May 04, 2015 8:30 pm

I look down on her, because she stares at stolen cows,
I look up to her, because she has the shepherds eye.
But I, AD, have a beery cave. :D
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby rockhopper » Mon May 04, 2015 8:41 pm

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

Postby Shug » Mon May 04, 2015 9:15 pm

:lol:
Way way too easy!
Your turn. :clap:
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby rockhopper » Mon May 04, 2015 11:10 pm

At which BL does more than a few millennia separate two places of "rest" ?
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Wed May 06, 2015 7:30 am

rockhopper wrote:At which BL does more than a few millennia separate two places of "rest" ?


Was thinking it might be Loch Borralie, reversed? Probably way off but there are iron age burials there.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby rockhopper » Wed May 06, 2015 7:47 am

CharlesT wrote:
rockhopper wrote:At which BL does more than a few millennia separate two places of "rest" ?


Was thinking it might be Loch Borralie, reversed? Probably way off but there are iron age burials there.
'fraid not
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby CharlesT » Thu May 07, 2015 8:30 pm

We is stumped. :( Clue please.
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby rockhopper » Thu May 07, 2015 9:30 pm

CharlesT wrote:We is stumped. :( Clue please.
not on the Scottish mainland :)
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Re: Can I have a 'P' please Bob - Scotland

Postby nigheandonn » Thu May 07, 2015 11:01 pm

There's Barpa Langais, which is one of the oldest buildings in the world, but I don't know what would be restful about it now!
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