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Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 14 Jan 2007 20:57

Its ok June have another b/currant -------- or sniff an orange when you peel it its supposed to make you happy!! so it said in the papers the other day! Nolls


June Report 14 Jan 2007 20:58

My God Jeff i remember Chick Murray long time ago now June x


June Report 14 Jan 2007 20:59

Ok Tommorrow is another Day June .

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 14 Jan 2007 20:59

The Broons an am awa ta-ra of to watch telly

Paul (Tigger)

Paul (Tigger) Report 14 Jan 2007 21:02

Robert Adam Bay City Rollers Sir William Burrell Robert Carlyle Robbie Coltrane Sean Connery Billy Connolly Kenny Dalglish Andrew de Moray Sir Arthur Conan Doyle John Boyd Dunlop Sheena Easton Adam Ferguson Andrew Fletcher Bill Forsyth Evelyn Glennie Patrick Hamilton Annie Lennox Eric Liddell Sir Thomas Lipton Hugh MacDiarmid Ewan MacGregor Colin Montgomerie Queen Mother Jackie Stewart Rod Stuart John McDouall Stuart Iain Banks George Mackay Brown George Bruce John Burnside Douglas Dunn Dorothy Dunnett Michel Faber Janice Galloway Robert Garrioch Alasdair Gray Andrew Greig George Campbell Hay Laura Hird Hamish Henderson Kathleen Jamie A L Kennedy Jessie Kesson Tom Leonard Joan Lingard Liz Lochhead Norman MacCaig Hugh MacDiarmid William McIlvanney Shena Mackay Sorley Maclean Naomi Mitchison Edwin Morgan Janet Paisley Aileen Paterson Ian Rankin J K Rowling Sydney Goodsir Smith Ali Smith Alan Spence Nigel Tranter Irvine Welsh Muriel Spark Robert Burns Field Marshal Earl Haig Mary Queen of Scots Sir Walter Scott Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Burns Thomas Carlyle Samuel Crockett Jane Haining William Nicholson The Wicker Man Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair William Alexander Marion Angus R M Ballantyne John Barbour Sir J M Barrie George Blake James Boswell James Bridie George Douglas Brown John Buchan Robert Burns Lord Byron Thomas Campbell Thomas Carlyle Catherine Carswell Joe Corrie S R Crockett A J Cronin Helen Cruickshank Gavin Douglas Arthur Conan Doyle William Drummond William Dunbar Jane Duncan Robert Fergusson Susan Edmonstone Ferrier John Galt Robert Garioch Lewis Grassic Gibbon Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham Kenneth Grahame Elizabeth Grant Neil M Gunn John MacDougall Hay Robert Henryson James Hogg John Home Violet Jacob James Peebles Ewing Kennaway Jessie Kesson Andrew Lang Sir David Lindsay Eric Linklater John Gibson Lockhart Fionn Mac Colla Hugh MacDiarmid George MacDonald Duncan Ban Macintyre Compton Mackenzie Henry Mackenzie Ian Maclaren Alistair MacLean Robert McLellan James Macpherson Gavin Maxwell Hugh Miller Edwin Muir Neil Munro Charles Murray Carolina Oliphant (Lady Nairne) Margaret Oliphant Allan Ramsay Alexander Scott Sir Walter Scott William Sharp Nan Shepherd Sydney Goodsir Smith Tobias Smollett William Soutar Robert Louis Stevenson Annie S Swan Robert Tannahill James Thomson James Thomson ('B.V.') Sir Thomas Urquhart Maurice Walsh John Wilson ('Christopher North') Lyell Cresswell James Dillon Patrick Doyle Nicky Hind Kenneth Leighton William Sweeney Judith Weir Robert Adam Architect of Edinburgh New Town and Charlotte Square, Culzean Castle etc Saint Andrew Patron Saint of Scotland Robert AdamsonChemist Alexander I King of Scotland Alexander II King of Scotland, succeeded his father, William I, in 1214 Alexander III King of Scotland, descendant of Kenneth MacAlpin, defeated the Norwegians at Largs, 1263 Princess Anne Daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and staunch supporter of Scottish Rugby team! Sir William Arrol Engineer. Built Forth railway bridge, Tower Bridge Dame Isobel Baillie Opera Singer Alexander Bain 19th century Philosopher & Psychologist John Logie Baird Pioneer of television Lord Balfour Politician & Prime Minister George Bannatyne Antiquary and collector of poems John Barbour Poet, clergyman, 'father of Scottish poetry & history' James Barke Novelist and researcher/writer on Robert Burns J M Barrie Novelist, playwright, creator of 'Peter Pan' David Beaton (or Buthune) Statesman and clergyman Alexander Graham Bell Inventor of the telephone Andrew Bell Educationalist Henry Bell Pioneer of Steam Navigation; Built Comet - First European Steam-Boat Patrick Bell Inventor of mechanical reaper James Gordon Bennett Journalist, founder of New York Herald Joseph Black Chemist, first to identify carbon dioxide William Blackwood Publisher Lord Robert Boothby Politician and commentator on public affairs on radio and TV James Boswell Writer, biographer of Dr Johnson Jimmy Boyle Convicted murderer, sculptor, writer Sir David Brewster Inventor of kaleidoscope James Bridie Writer Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane Soldier, astronomer, Governor New South Wales Gordon Brown Politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer John Brown Physician, founder of Brunonian system of medicine James Bruce Explorer, discoverer of the source of the Blue Nile Robert Bruce, 4th Lord of Annandale Scottish nobleman and founder of the royal house of Bruce. Robert the Bruce Robert I , King of Scotland 1315-1329, victor at Bannockburn in 1314 Alexander Buchan Meteorologist, originator of the 'Buchan Spells'

.•:*¨¨*:• ★Jax in Wales★.•:*¨¨*:•.

.•:*¨¨*:• ★Jax in Wales★.•:*¨¨*:•. Report 14 Jan 2007 21:03

David Tennant The proclaimers sorry don't know their names Marti Pellow


June Report 14 Jan 2007 21:05

Thanks Tigger my what a list Phew june ..

Paul (Tigger)

Paul (Tigger) Report 14 Jan 2007 21:05

ALSO John Buchan Writer (Prester John & The Thirty-Nine Steps) and statesman George Buchanan Scholar, moderator of the General Assembly of Church of Scotland William Burke (and Hare), body snatchers Robert Burns Poet Sir William Burrell Shipping magnate and art collector Sir Matt Busby Manager of Manchester United Football Club 1945-69, winner of European Cup 1968 Lord (George Gordon) Byron Poet Frances Cadell Painter - one of the Scottish colourists Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman UK Prime Minister Thomas Carlyle Writer and historian Willie Carson Jockey Robert Carver 16th century Composer James Chalmers Inventor of adhesive postage stamps Thomas Chalmers Founder of the Free Church of Scotland Robert Chambers Publisher and writer Charles I King of Scotland and UK Jim Clark World Champion motor racing driver, 25 Grand Prix wins Sir Dugald Clerk Engineer and designer of gas engines William Collins Publisher St Columba Missionary to Scotland, founder of Church at Iona Sean Connery Actor, Oscar Winner James Connolly Born in Edinburgh, socialist and Irish rebel leader, Commander of Irish army in the Easter Uprising 1916 Tom Conti Actor A J Cronin Writer William Cullen Physician Alexander Cruden Scholar, preacher John Graham of Claverhouse, 1st Viscount Dundee 'Bonnie Dundee' Kenny Dalgleish Footballer & Manager Lord Darnley Second husband of Mary Queen of Scots David I King of Scotland David II King of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce Donald Dewar Politician and first First Minister of new Scottish Parliament Sir James Dewar Inventor of the vacuum flask Robert Dinwiddie Lieutenant Governor of Virginia David Douglas Botanist, Douglas Fir named after him Gavin Douglas Poet Lord Hugh Dowding Air Chief Marshall of Fighter Command during Battle of Britain Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, creator of Sherlock Holmes Dugald Drummond Locomotive engineer Thomas Drummond Engineer William Drummond Poet William Dunbar Poet John Boyd Dunlop Inventor, pioneer of pneumatic tyres Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) Born in England but long asociation with Glamis Castle and Scotland Sir William Fairbairn Engineer Adam Ferguson Philosopher & historian Sir Alex Ferguson Footballer and football manager Patrick Ferguson Soldier, inventor of breech-loading rifle Robert Ferguson Conspirator against last two Stuart kings Sir William Fettes Merchant, philanthropist, founder of Fettes College Ian Hamilton Finlay Poet and artist Sir Alexander Fleming Discoverer of penicillin Sir Sandford Fleming Civil engineer, Canadian Pacific Railway Tom Fleming Actor, director and poet Bill Forsyth Film director, including 'Gregory's Girl' and 'Local Hero' Sir James George Frazer Anthropologist Jenny GeddesEdinburgh resident who objected to a new prayer book Sir Patrick Geddes Biologist, sociologist, pioneer of town planning Lewis Grassic Gibbon Writer, Scots Quair trilogy - 'Sunset Song,' Cloud Howe' and 'Grey Granite' Sir Alexander Gibson Conductor Robert Bontine Cunningham Graham Traveller, writer Sir David Gill Astronomer Niel Gow Violinist & song writer Thomas Graham Chemist & Physicist, formulated Graham's Law on diffusion of gases Kenneth Grahame Author of Wind in the Willows Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson Scholar, author and critic John Grierson Film maker, father of the documentary, clasisc 'Night Mail' Neil M Gunn Novelist Earl Haig Commander of the British army during WW 1 Patrick Hamilton Lutheran martyr Keir Hardie Founder of Scottish Labour Party, MP Stephen Hendry World Champion snooker player David Octavius Hill Painter and photographer, painted 'Signing of Deed of Demission' on creation of Free Church James Hogg Writer Lord Home (Alec Douglas-Home)Politician, UK Prime Minister David Hume Philosopher John HunterAnatomist, surgeon William Hunter Anatomist James Hutton Founded modern geology Elsie Maud Inglis Medical reformer and suffragette Andy Irvine Rugby player James I King of Scotland, 1424-1437, son of Robert lll James II King of Scotland 1437-1460, son of James l James III King of Scotland 1460-1488, son of James II James IV King of Scotland 1488-1513, son of James III, founder of Aberdeen University, defeated at Flodden in 1513 James V King of Scotland 1513-1542, son of James IV James VI King of Scotland 1567-1625, King of UK 1603-1625, son of Mary Queen of Scots James VII King of UK, second son of Charles I, deposed by William of Orange John Paul Jones Hero of American War of Independence, naval commander, served on French and Russian navies Lord Kelvin Mathematician, physicist, developed absolute temperature scale (degrees Kelvin) James Kelman Novelist A L Kennedy Novelist and short-story writer Kenneth I King of Scotland, Kenneth McAlpine ?-858) St Kentigern Patron Saint of Glasgow, also known as St Mungo

Paul (Tigger)

Paul (Tigger) Report 14 Jan 2007 21:12

Oh and one more for the list Sheila Anderson-Wray LOL Paul


June Report 14 Jan 2007 21:14

Tigger what can i say June..


Patrick Report 2 Jun 2008 15:45

and the great james connolly


MarionfromScotland Report 2 Jun 2008 15:48

An old thread but good.


Blue Moon

Blue Moon Report 2 Jun 2008 15:56

Saint Columba (c. 521 - 597)

An Irish missionary who founded a monastery on the Island of Iona in 563 in an attempt to convert the Picts. Regarded as Scotland's second Patron Saint after St. Andrew.


Dianne Report 2 Jun 2008 16:01

Molly Weir

"Cleans without scratching."


Elizabeth Report 3 Mar 2013 23:21

David Tennant, John Barrowman, Carole Barrowman (author), Frankie Boyle


DazedConfused Report 4 Mar 2013 09:58

Paul Scott (no not the bloke who wrote the Raj quartet) but my OH!!!!

Oh and surely Rod Stewart is only a Scot through his father as he was born in North London?