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Grandad plooan, at the Burnhouse Longhope
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Grandad plooan, at the Burnhouse Longhope

This was my grand father wae the ploo it was taken by a minister here at the time. James Thomson was a a forthright man (to say the least!) and told the Rev he was a dam fool yes a dam fool to be wasting his camera on such nonsense.
James always repeated every statment just to make very sure that it had maximum impact!!.
How lucky we were that the minister was such a dam fool!!.
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Picture added on 10 November 2007
Comments:
hehe i like the story and the pic is pretty cool too :) were you there when he took the photo john lol only joking !!
Added by Kenny Gee on 15 January 2008
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