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Catering for families on Helensburgh seafront…..


Thanks Brian.


17 Responses

  1. According to my sources on the intertubes, “weans” mean “children,” originating from a blend of “wee” and “ane.”

    Oh, my, the things your wee blog drives me to learn … 🙂

  2. Typical Helensburgh. Nae food, nae weans, but I presume they allow colours and wee fudds? ;¬)

  3. LMAO. Just noticed in the bottom left o’ the photo…is that the obligatory motability scooter parked ootside the pub?

  4. Inspiration, eh?

    I may have been in many bars, in travels near and far
    but never have I set foot in, the infamous “Clyde Bar”.
    They say it has no atmosphere, they say it has no “Feel”.
    They say,”Ye canny come in here withoot a spazzmobile!”
    It might be true, it reeks o’ poo. They’ve trouble wi’ their drains,
    These bunged up loo’s may well excuse, that sign:”Nae food, Nae Weans!”
    It’s just as well, the clientelle’s wee bowels might explode,
    so afore ye go, it’s good tay know, yer scooter’s got a commode!

  5. Danny, I shall be in the Clyde Bar tonight and I believe your cousin Jim may be there too!

    “spazzmobile?” c’mon Danny!

  6. The local predecessor down here, is the “Crack-on-to-be-badly” stick, which seldom touches the ground apart from visits to the Invalidity Benefit assessor’s office. ;¬) Give Jim my regards and tell him to watch the volume.

    • Danny I hope you keep your health, not everyone who uses a mobility vehicle or a stick is a scounger.
      Buy a decent paper instead of the Daily Mail

    • Danny I hope you keep your health, not everyone who uses a mobility vehicle or a stick is a scrounger.
      Buy a decent paper instead of the Daily Mail

      • Fair enough, Campbell. I know i shouldn’t generalise in the name of poor taste humour, but the odd one slips through now and again. I blame ma parents, teachers, workmates and exposure to a student rag called Ygorra. (Nah, I blame masell really. ;¬)

        • Thats OK Danny I think everyone veered to the right a bit after the recent escapades in England.
          But glad to say that my politics are back to normal now lol

  7. this is a bit spooky Rab. I have been in the Clyde Bar, Helesburgh once in my life – just one day off exactly 10 years ago. 1st september 2001 watching Scotland draw 0-0 with Croatia and I think once again confirm their non qualification for a finals tournament.

    Didn’t the Clyde Bar feature in a scottish bands’s pop video?

  8. Blimey, I helped paint part of the backdrop at the back of the pub (big neon CLYDE BAR thing).

    As for no weans, fine by me! Fed up minding my Ps & Qs whilst some little ‘darling’ screams the bloody place down! (yes, I am rapidly becoming a grumpy old man and I don’t care)

  9. AnElephantCant help but feel grumpy
    He works for up to 3 minutes on a poem
    Then he takes a quick snap
    This wee piece of mince
    And generates more discussion than the great Fall of Rome

  10. I wish I had my camera with me when I passed the Clyde today Rab. The same sign now reads -” Soup of the day – a pint of Guiness”

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