I remember when

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Re: I remember when

Postby Bitter End » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:39 am

Aye baskin sharks---- were a lot more common
I remember as a laddie lying on the deck o the 'Elizabeth Campbell' watchin a shoal o baskin sharks swimmin in Drumadoon Bay -- ther wis a right dose o thim ----- Have been told by an elder , thet ther were ower 20 . -----this wis efter the Carradale shark factory had shut doon.
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Re: I remember when

Postby kathy9 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:17 pm

I would say the whale beached at Machrihanish more like 50 years ago and there was more than one time. Gawd sittin here counting the grey hairs now :<>
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Re: I remember when

Postby kathy9 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:18 pm

Didnt know there was a shark factory at Carradale bitter, imagine that, a shoal of sharks.
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Re: I remember when

Postby bill » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:37 pm

Follow the link below which takes you to "The Carradale Goat" site.There you will find, towards the bottom of the page, basking sharks at Carradale.


http://www.the-carradale-goat.co.uk/scr ... ot=oldpics
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Re: I remember when

Postby Rickeyhendric » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:43 am

I remember when coopers were still in employment.
I remember walking tea slanderous for a days picnicking
I remember getting sweeties in jean Campbell
I remember the open air dances at the top of the prom.
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