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You cant teach an old dog.....................

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben W Apr 2, 2012. 3 Replies

Due to my advancing years, I find today’s technology with i pads, pods, apps or whatever they are called……..difficult.What I can manage with some degree of competence is working on my laptop.This…Continue

Fairness of submissions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Armstrong Dec 15, 2011. 11 Replies

Would it not be fairer to limit photo submissions to say 6 pics.This would stop excessive uploads[ 60 plus] and would be more fair to members who may only have a fewphotographs hoping to allow…Continue


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Seasons Greetings from Scotland

Posted on December 20, 2012 at 18:30 1 Comment

A Merry Christmas and Holidays to all friends and members at Pinkfroot.


North Sea incident 14th December 2012

Posted on December 16, 2012 at 0:30 0 Comments


A crewman has died and 11 others had to be rescued when stormy seas overcame their vessel in the North Sea.

The Vos Sailor was damaged and took on water during severe weather overnight. Coastguard launched a rescue mission after a mayday call at 4.30am and 11 crew members were winched to safety.

Police said one man was fatally injured however. His body has not yet been recovered.

The vessel in difficulty sustained significant damage and became disabled while on…


Glasgow emergency

Posted on October 20, 2012 at 23:30 1 Comment

Passengers were evacuated from a plane on Glasgow Airport's runway following an emergency when the cabin filled with smoke during take off.

Four people were taken to hospital with chest and hip injuries and 13 others received medical treatment at the scene. Nobody is thought to have been seriously injured. Most of the injuries occurred while passengers were using emergency chutes to leave the plane.

Emergency services were alerted at around 7.40am on Friday…


Nine injured after massive explosion on yacht off New Jersey coast sinks boat and strands 21 people in ocean

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 22:30 0 Comments

An explosion aboard a yacht 17.5 miles off the coast of New Jersey forced all 21 people on board to abandon ship today with at least nine of them injured.

A Coast Guard helicopter and two rescue boats were on their way to the scene while other local government agencies and good Samaritans were also on their way, U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Brandon Brewer said.



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At 4:22 on May 8, 2012, Westley Bencon said…
Nice meeting you as well

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