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Bigrab does Bollywood!

Yes indeed I’ve directed my first short film, a politically incorrect piece lasting only a few seconds based on the Dundee police dug. I will probably succeed in upsetting everyone though!

The scene: A visually challenged man has taken to the hills above Dundee with his assistance dog…….

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Never a Dull Moment

Daughter no.2 and I ventured out on Loch Lomond in the canoe again yesterday. This photo perhaps illustrates the ambient weather conditions.

What you see here is the view from the northern end of the island of Inchtavanach. We ventured further than we had on previous trips but one of the chambers was slowly deflating so we had to pull in a couple of times while I pumped it up. It seems we have a slow puncture!

Anyway I took these two photos. What do you reckon I try to sell them to Ikea for their arty-farty print series?

Ans here’s a quick quiz. Which English town does the top photo represent? (being Scottish will be an advantage here)

DUMB(arton) Thieves

This is from yesterday’s Sunday Mail. I feel this is a story about Britain’s dumbest thieves! Not only did they nick the only batch in existence of the new Dumbarton strip (or exhibit A as they’re now known), they then proceeded to advertise the fact on Ebay!

“CHEEKY thieves put a Scots football club’s new kit on eBay two weeks before its official launch. Dumbarton FC fans were amazed to see next season’s shirts for sale on the online auction site. The jerseys were part of a batch stolen by thieves while in transit from makers Surridge Sports HQ in Burnley, Lancashire. The firm asked the club to put a message on its website warning fans the eBay items were stolen. Dumbarton boss Gilbert Lawrie said: “The first time our strips will be available for purchase will be at our open training session on July 17th”.

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Gilbert Lawrie

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Empty Lorry

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