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About Laurence

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  • Birthday 08/01/1943

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  1. Laurence

    Inverness CT -V- Ayr Utd

    I have seen abusive chants from the opposition fans in my time , but from home fans it is very uncommon Ronnie Mauge a Bury player was playing in a game against Bolton, when the Bolton fans chanted " Ronnie Ronnie " where's your wife " ?, shortly after it was reported in the press his wife had left him.. Various references to black players years ago, together with banana throwing , but not from home fans . I am sure our No 7 will know the majority of supporters would not condone this aspect of chanting ;and know he will get his form back before long.
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    Inverness CT -V- Ayr Utd

    I asked at the office if there where any programmes, they gave me a team sheet. I was a little upset because it was my granddaughter's first match, and I wanted the programme for a memento. I have still got programmes for my son's and my daughter's first games , which I cherish although they are over 40 years old. The office told me they did not sell enough to make it viable.
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    Milicent Martin - TW3
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    Inverness CT -V- Ayr Utd

    On my way home from the match, an old Millicent Martin song , from TW3 came to mind. In essence she would sing " That was the week that was, its over, let it go ", I translated that into " That was the match that was, its over let it go. I think reading what everybody else thinks not far off the general consensus of opinion on this web forum. Personally I wish to forget it and let it go. If some of you have never heard of "That was the week that was". ? known as TW3 I have posted a link in "general nonsense" seeing as it happened well over 50 years ago when I was in my prime
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    The Royal wedding

    Well I really don't know why you ask, unless its to make fun of me, but I will tell you, I am now 75 years of age, I grew up in a time when if you lived in England, people loved Scotland and would go there on holiday whenever they could, my dad was a mill manager, one of the best engineers of working cotton mill machinery there was. He often came up to Paisley to help in maintaining the mules there. He sometimes brought as well me when I was quite small. We had a car and would pull a caravan, up from Lancashire, and at the age of 10 would visit Inverness. When I was around 17, years of I drove my motor bike all round Scotland, I just loved the place. Later on when I got married and had a young child , I visited Scotland and camped . As I grew into my adult years, we often visited Scotland, and my son rented a cottage in Aberfeldy,, we visited him on many occasions, He wanted us to move north. On top of that at the end of the last century, having retired from the Fire Service, and was later, privatised by good old John Major, I'rn a bookshop in Sussex, I realised that was just the Internet was now the way to sell books, I was selling more on the Internet than I was selling in the shop. I gave up the lease, and took the books home. I noticed on the Internet that a large property was for sale in Inverness-shire , I bought it because it had a large storage area. I brought from Sussex 12 thousand books which I have since increased to 34,000 , I gave another 5000 to my son to start his own business . I am well suited to life in the Scottish village, I Live in, and there is no way at my age am I going to leave, and be driven out by rampant Nationalists who have no idea the harm they will cause to this beautiful place.
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    Word Association

    Guy Fawks
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    Hearts Game

    Just a point the Hearts goalie was outstanding two world class saves didn't help our cause one iota.
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    Hearts Game

    The best team won who can argue with that. The 5 goal margin was a true reflection of the play . numbers for the draw are I am told are based on the alphabet, so as the letter P is well away from the letter I , I think to suppose ICT would draw Celtic is probably incorrect. I think that Caley would have learned a lot from the defeat . The manager and coaches will know which aspects of the team's tactics we have to improve on . The commentators on BT sport picked up on centre backs getting in too close to the striker, good stickers especially big ones make a point of backing up into the centre back, it cuts down the backs room to manoeuvre. To mix completely a well known metaphor "every silver lining has a cloud". The real season is ahead of us, as Charles Dickens once wrote, " The best steels have been through the fire ", Caley certainly went through the fire on Sunday, lets see if they are stronger for the future league battles.
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    Russia - The World Cup

    A lot of promise for the future is coming home , me thinks
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    Russia - The World Cup

    Is it coming home ?
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    The Royal wedding

    Romantic drivel - If we have a border issue between the Republic and Northern Ireland that would be nothing compared to the issues thrown up by a Brexit border I mentioned , . Only time will tell what the issues will be between England and Scotland's border - All imports will have to be paid for, Scotland will have a balance of payments problem from day one. Stand at the side of the road, Count how many cars are built in Scotland. Go in Argus, Tesco, Asda, or any major store, find goods made in Scotland. Remember separate from England , Scotland will have to pay its own bills. No British treasury to bail out Scotland, - Berlin won't want another Greece ? No way will England let Scotland have the pound, they are not daft enough to underwrite Scotland's import bill.
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    Word Association

    Salvador Dalí
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    Gary Warren told he can leave

    It all brings a bit of jazz to a lot of people with , Hum Drum, lives. Keep going Charles keep us entertained,
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    Music for the team to run out too

    Que será, será What will be, will be
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    Highland Derbies Next Season

    Que será, será What will be, will be and Lets not be negative before the season even starts