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Dumbarton on Facebook!

There is now a Facebook group called Save Dumbarton High Street. I’ve joined and there are nearly 300 people on there so far!

Edit 28th Feb. Make that over 500!


Lodged in the Memory

Campbell (sonsdiary) makes comment in the caption competition below regarding the up and coming friendship festival in Glasgow on Sunday, otherwise known as the Old Firm match. Campbell reckons Jim Murphy might be asking for divine intervention on behalf of his team. As this photo (sent to me by a BLFP correspondent) implies however, more direct assistance may sometimes be sought on such occasions.

Edit: I posted this item this morning. One hour ago this appeared on the BBC website

Caption Competition

What on earth is Jim Murphy doing here?

I mean I have heard about kissing the ring but I thought that was about jewellery!

Erra Macaroon Bars anna Spearmint!

Does anyone know why the guys who would frequent football terraces selling sweets from cardboard boxes in my youth confined themselves to these two particular genres?

This was just a Scottish thing wasn’t it?

Pratt Appeal

Could the altruistic “National Bullying Helpline” in fact have been registered by a perhaps not so altruistic bunch of parasitical bastards making money out of peoples’ misery legal specialists ?

As for Ms Pratt, could she perhaps be related to the Ms Pratt, the appellant in this case ? Whose conduct was described thus:
” (Ms Pratt) thrust her face into his and screamed “Communicate!” very loudly and directly into his ear. Mr Roberts found this very painful and was profoundly shocked by her conduct.”

Surely not!

I never liked Gordon Brown but my sympathy is increasing for him by the hour.

Bully Broon?

The following quotes are from the Home Page of the National Bullying Helpline website.

DAVID CAMERON MP: “Stamping out bullying in the workplace and elsewhere is a vital objective. Not only can bullying make people’s lives a misery, but it harms business and wider society too. So I congratulate the National Bullying Helpline for its efforts to give practical support to those being bullied, and to make bullying a thing of the past”.

The Rt Hon ANN WIDDECOMBE MP: “I very much hope your project is successful because I think that where genuine bullying is taking place the mental stress can be very serious, and a poisoned atmosphere in a working or learning environment can take all the joy out of each and every day”. November 2009.

Now using your skill and judgment, can you come up with any reason why Mrs Christine Pratt (real name) of the helpline would go public about calls made in confidence to her charity’s helpline relating to the Prime Minister’s office?

I’m mystified.

Wii Bully

Big Bully?

Gordon Brown – Shocking New Picture!