Sunday, 10 June 2012

Can You Hear The Silence?

Van was / is indeed a Seer! In 1990 he predicted 3 (count them) 1 and 1/2 hour slots of BBC Radio Scotland reporting LIVE on a candle.....

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  1. "The day will come when you'll not hear the crowing of a cock from one farm steading to another"... Coinneach Odhar my namesake ;-)

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    I can think of several four-letter words which describe Van.

    Seer is not one of them.


    Previously on Norrie's Blog....

    Tony Blackburn's show yesterday was not as advertised. Instead, we heard a selection of the 20 best selling singles of the seventies, and, in the 2nd. hour, a selection of the 20 best selling singles of the eighties.

    It sounded eerily similar to another radio show. You know! The one we used to listen to...

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    1. Aw naw!!
      I was looking forward to July 76!

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    2. Maybe it's all part of the Beeb's £700m per annum cut backs... I.E. they've sold off the regional record collections keeping only the favourites for UK wide usage via a central library in Broadcasting House?

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  3. I thought Van was more of a nostalgist
    Atlone Helvetia Budapest TELEFUNKEN

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  4. Whit's Monday's theme? Anyone know?

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  5. It's Commonwealth Day and Bryan's stepping out and putting his trainers on.

    Hope this clarifies things for you.

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    1. Jeez... not more insipid interviews to be endured?

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  6. No show Mon - Wed it would seem.

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  7. That means we'll not have a show not to listen to. What will we do???

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    1. I am going to listen. Like those scientists tracking radio waves from outer space seeking beeps from beyond. Bet first thing they hear from outer space is Queen or maybe The Proclaimers.

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    2. When you go,
      Will you send back,
      A letter from Antares.......

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  8.  
    Nae probs! Tune into BBC Radio4 18:30 - 19:00 for a chuckle, then

    BBC Radio2 19:00 - 20:00 for some decent music! (Except Tuesday).

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  9. Shall we chat about the Euros then? Until Thursday?

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  10. I don't know much about economics.

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  11. Well there are two topics which are unrelenting in their endless tedium: the eurozone crisis and Rangers Football Club - the only thing worth discussing is which is the bigger mess and it's a pretty close run thing, so I'll skip those.

    Now that Megrahi is away and the show is turned it's back on its troublesome bloggers,there's not so much to get excited about.

    Don't be concerned about not understanding much about economics - any arts based subject that has to employ algebraic formulation to demonstrate that your second Mars Bar doesn't taste as good as your first to try and appear scientific is very dodgy anyway - as witnessed by the chaos we have all inherited from people with impressive looking Algebra.

    regardez youse

    henri

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    1. Is this treatise available in paperback?

      I think Adam meant football. The only excitement so far has been German fans throwing money on to the pitch.

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  12. We can talk about next Wednesday, I'm very excited about that.

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  13. Almost as exciting as the guild outing, it's the school trip to Funworld

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    1. I've been a fan since I bought You're Gonna Get It on spec from a bargain bin.

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    2. I discovered them late and this is my once in a lifetime chance to see them -
      I'm beside myself/ɟןǝsʎɯ

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    3. And it's pretty much the original line-up. All these years of learning, practising, rehearsal, personnel changes, small gigs, touring, recording, promotion, personal appearances, videos, management problems, huge earnings and bigge rip-offs, illness and recuperation, breakdowns and rehab, marriages, children and divorces, triumphs and disasters have all been leading up to this concert. It should be quite good.

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    4. I wonder why Joe Bonamassa flitted through my mind just there?

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    5. Lucky you Gaie!
      Is Ken Dodd still playing lead guitar for The Heartbreakers?
      He was good here....

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA6PRMbTGaA

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    6. Oh Adam!!!!!!! just as well you're in Rio. The other ex-friend who said the same thing no longer dares to venture West of Harthill.

      Yes, of course the lovely Mike still plays with them, I'm as nearly as excited to see him as I am Tom.

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  14. I'd like to visit Westworld... wonder if "Gunslinger" has been fixed yet?

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    1. Yup.
      And I'll settle for that in a tough opener.

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    2. Jamais sods

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  15. Pass It On... the show where you're given a running commentary of the Olympic flames whereabouts!









    Was at a case review meeting tonight and heard the 8 o'clock news cut Mr Granite City off in his torch carrying prime L.O.L.

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  16. As I was walking down the road beside the prison, I noticed a rope ladder appear over the wall and then this midget began to climb down it. Just before he reached bottom he looked at me in a rather smug, supercilious fashion.

    I thought - that was a little condescending.



    Tickled me, anyway.

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      That must have been the escaped diminutive fortune-teller.

      He is now a small medium at large.


















      Ah'll get mah coat...

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  17. I hope he's recaptured and gets a long stretch.

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    1. It's a twenty foot wall and a fifteen foot rope

      Hanging is too good for him

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      Sweet Little Rack 'n' Roller

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  18. it being the football season I'd have to say FA.

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  19. Its no the fitbaw season...actually!!


    Here, MadMac! I'm surprised you haven't posted on the latest fcebook threed. There are a lot of like-minded souls on there today.

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    1. I know - it's really the tennis season, but is there no' some sort of wee fitba' tournament or something on as well? Well who cares, fitba' or a GIO playlist - which is the more boring?

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    2. I've left a wee note for you on your Funworld threed.

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    3. Busy, busy, busy Adam!

      Save me lookin' what's been happening over on Farcebook?
      BTW y'all... what about the Good Morning Scotland team this morning reading out Mrs Baps goodluck text message to the torch carrying disc spinner?
      Christ! If that lot were chocolate...

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    4. Galaxy, Mars, Milky Way....

      Jeezy peeps, it's the space theme all over again

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  20. Curiosity got the better of me BUT stopped a the first thread I saw. Those with Farcebook have got to check it out before I'm moderated again ;-)


    Night, night

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    1. I refuse to be seen on feckbook. Someone has to say what's happening. We need tae be telt

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    2. Bryan's carrying a torch, though whether it's for Miss Babs or not it doesn't say. Everyone's very happy for him.

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  21. Al least they've sparked up the Blog kinda!

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