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Post by Ivan on Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:42 pm

First topic message reminder :

Name a geographical landmark that starts with the last letter of the place listed before it. (Can be anywhere in the world.)

So - Whitby Abbey could be followed by York Minster.

'R' landmark anyone?
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Post by astra on Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:41 pm

Yarmouth

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Post by witchfinder on Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:01 pm

Horton in Ribblesdale
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Post by Guest on Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:59 pm

Erie, Pennsylvania
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Post by whitbyforklift on Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:16 pm


Ambleforth Collage
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Post by witchfinder on Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:22 pm

I learned something - theres a town called Erie aswell as the famous lake up there between The US and Canada.

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Post by whitbyforklift on Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:35 pm


Hampton Court
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Post by Shirina on Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:38 pm

Erie, Pennsylvania

LOL! I used to live there.
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Post by Shirina on Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:43 pm

The Twin Cities - Minneapolis-St. Paul

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Post by witchfinder on Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:27 pm

LINCOLN
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Post by whitbyforklift on Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:39 pm


Newcastle up on Tyne
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Post by oftenwrong on Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:43 pm

Erith
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Post by whitbyforklift on Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:49 pm

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Post by Shirina on Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:54 pm

Diamond Head, Hawaii

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Post by oftenwrong on Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:59 am

Fortunately the volcano appears to be extinct. If not, that's going to be quite an Insurance claim.
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Post by Phil Hornby on Sat Oct 29, 2011 12:10 pm

The folk down below also probably panic a little every time the residents up above have a bonfire...
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Post by astra on Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:50 pm

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Post by oftenwrong on Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:07 pm

Loch Fyne
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Post by whitbyforklift on Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:28 pm

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Post by oftenwrong on Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:15 pm

Castle Bromwich
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Post by witchfinder on Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:21 pm

HORNSEA

A small coastal resort in East Yorkshire
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Post by astra on Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:09 pm

Arbroath
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Post by whitbyforklift on Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:59 am


Hamburg
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Post by witchfinder on Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:05 pm



GRANTHAM
Where Margaret Thatcher comes from
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Post by oftenwrong on Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:35 pm

MALEBOLGE
Where Margaret Thatcher is going to

(In Dante Alighieri's Inferno, part of the Divine Comedy, Malebolge is the eighth circle of Hell.)
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Post by whitbyforklift on Tue Nov 01, 2011 6:59 pm


Eiffel Tower.
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Post by oftenwrong on Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:29 pm

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Post by Phil Hornby on Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:51 pm

When are you buggers going to post somewhere ending in a 'P'...?! Mad
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Post by astra on Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:44 pm

Lemsip? Nah that's a cure-all!




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Post by oftenwrong on Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:56 pm

hors concours

Just for the Mayor of Pease Pottage: In early 1802 John Murray, having been given command of the good ship Lady Nelson, discovered the entrance to Port Phillip, in Victoria Australia.





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Post by whitbyforklift on Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:20 pm


Piccaddily circus
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Post by astra on Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:03 am

Sutton Poyntz


http://www.suttonpoyntz.org.uk/



He He He a "Zed", I'm off to make tea!
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Post by whitbyforklift on Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:47 pm






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Post by astra on Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:24 pm

Zeal Monachorum


http://www.zeal-monachorum.co.uk/History



I feel like blaming Clyde for this, he is the clever one in the house

Only been here for 8 weeks, and he has Mrs A and I jumping up to get him his treats!!!
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Post by oftenwrong on Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:52 pm

Monte Carlo
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Post by whitbyforklift on Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:38 pm




Orange County
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Post by oftenwrong on Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:28 pm

Eboracum is the name the Romans gave to ...

YORK

http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/secrets/roman.htm
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Post by astra on Thu Nov 10, 2011 5:15 pm

Killiecrankie (and Loch Faskally)

http://www.perthshire.co.uk/index.asp?pg=419

one place to visit Ivan if you ever go north of Berwick upon Tweed (which itself, is 64 miles north of Hadrian's Wall)

The history of the Battle of Killiecrankie and the Soldiers Leap - which could itself be an Olympic Event is intresting in many ways

Mr Phil has an excellent Hotel to reccomend - never having visited this particular one - so many in the area.
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Post by oftenwrong on Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:32 pm

"the Soldiers Leap - which could itself be an Olympic Event is intresting in many ways"

Is Mr Salmond planning to stage the next Olympics, then?

Presumably to be concurrent with the Braemar Gathering.
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Post by astra on Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:22 pm

not being pedantic, but nearer to Blair Castle an aged yet pretty place, still habited by the Dukes of Atholl (a favourite haunt of a certain M.T.(Mrs)!!!!!!!!

The Blair games are renowned I have a photo of Geoff Capes going to throw a youngster in the Toss the Hammer competition!! Nah!! he backed out!! kid's mummy was a firebrand. I spent the next 5 minutes looking for Mr Beadle - it WAS in the 80s!! many distilleries around.

The leap was, from memory some 30 feet, no one has tried it.

The Commonwealth Games did nothing for Jockland a few years ago now.
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Post by Phil Hornby on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:39 am

astra wrote:Killiecrankie (and Loch Faskally)

Mr Phil has an excellent Hotel to reccomend - never having visited this particular one - so many in the area.

In nearby Pitlochry there is the Victorian splendour of The Wellwood - actually an excellent B&B but like small hotel. At Killiecrankie itself there is the Killiecrankie Hotel. The Queen's View is a healthy longish walk from each.

( Many other hotels etc are available in and around).

Happy to meet up at the Atholl Arms ( adjacent to Blair Castle ) for a pint and some hearty nosh....
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Post by Guest on Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:23 am

Phil Hornby wrote:
... Atholl Arms...

Saskatoon...
... is a city in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River.

More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saskatoon

Even more: http://www.saskatoon.ca/Pages/default.aspx
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