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by WilmaM
Sun Feb 13, 2005 5:33 pm
Forum: Africa
Topic: MORNING FAMILY IN AFRICA .....
Replies: 14
Views: 3315

As a missionary?
www.mundus.ac.uk has a vast amount of information from various collections of overseas missionary materials held in the United Kingdom .
by WilmaM
Fri Jan 28, 2005 5:13 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: For Burns Night .....
Replies: 10
Views: 1426

As usual, I 'm at least a day late reading them all. Don't worry about being a day late - we just had our Burns Afternoon at the school today. Each year learn a Scottish Poem and the best get a Burns Federation Certificate. The Country Dancing class perform, the haggis is piped in , they all sing a...
by WilmaM
Wed Jan 26, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Scottish Town Celebrations .....
Replies: 2
Views: 641

I'm a 'next door to Govanite' or 'Sunny Govana' to the locals. Govan is on the South of the river Clyde in Glasgow [ was a seperate entity] The Govan Fair is held on the First Friday in June and all the kids had the afternoon off school. For some reason a Sheep's Heid is carried at the front of the ...
by WilmaM
Tue Jan 25, 2005 9:36 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: For Burns Night .....
Replies: 10
Views: 1426

THE SELKIRK GRACE

Some hae meat and canna eat

and some wad eat that want it

but we hae meat and we can eat

and sae the Lord be thankit
by WilmaM
Tue Jan 25, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Voices of Scotland .....
Replies: 19
Views: 3924

Can I take it, then, that your accent is not "Kelvinside" ?! Davie I don't think I could muster up a 'Kelvinside' ever :P , My Mum was so well spoken she was often mistaken for an Inverness woman [ highest compliment possible as they seemingly speak the purest brand of Queen's English]. She'd have ...
by WilmaM
Tue Jan 25, 2005 10:13 am
Forum: My Scotland
Topic: Voices of Scotland .....
Replies: 19
Views: 3924

I wonder how it would cope with my accent :?

I'm from Glasgow - well spoken [but not pan loaf] Mother, Plantation Father
now living in Falkirk :shock:

I don't even know how I'd describe it myself :oops:
by WilmaM
Sun Jan 23, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: OPRs and others
Topic: Last Name
Replies: 25
Views: 5946

Somebody will correct me if I'm wrong :?

Subsequent Marriage of the biological parents legitimises an illegitimate birth.
by WilmaM
Fri Jan 21, 2005 12:22 am
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Change of Name.....
Replies: 42
Views: 5600

:idea: :idea: :idea:

I've just remembered that thread .....

Um bi'in ma tung :lol:
by WilmaM
Thu Jan 20, 2005 5:05 pm
Forum: Statutory Records
Topic: Change of Name.....
Replies: 42
Views: 5600

Jean - with Frasers I'd believe anything is possible :?

'My' Jeanie Fraser Gray drove me scatty :shock:
by WilmaM
Fri Jan 14, 2005 5:36 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Jeanie Fraser GRAY.....
Replies: 38
Views: 6736

DavidWW wrote:Didn't let on you knew that, did yae :?: :roll:
The trouble with keeping an open mind is ....

sometimes the brains fall out :oops: