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  Topic: Wiggin Tree
Tonker

Replies: 6
Views: 992

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:16 pm   Subject: Wiggin Tree
.... In old norse, there is the word "vigen" which apart from the fact it starts with the letter v, is pronounced very similar to "wiggin." Its meaning is a short and steep path, ...
  Topic: Wiggin Tree
Tonker

Replies: 6
Views: 992

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:57 pm   Subject: Wiggin Tree
'Wiggin' has medieval links to Witches and witchcraft. Mountain Ash (Rowan) trees are also linked to medieval witchcraft.
Do you think that the town 'Wigan' got it's name because the Wigan Women all ...
  Topic: Wigan
Tonker

Replies: 2
Views: 1148

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:05 pm   Subject: Wigan
Do you mean smouldering ?
  Topic: Black Blob closes M6
Tonker

Replies: 4
Views: 1829

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:33 pm   Subject: Black Blob closes M6
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  Topic: Black Blob closes M6
Tonker

Replies: 4
Views: 1829

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:17 pm   Subject: Black Blob closes M6
It looks like [url=http://www.invisibleworks.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/viz.jpg]Black Bag, the Faithful Border Bin-Liner!
  Topic: High tide in Southport
Tonker

Replies: 1
Views: 1271

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 8:01 pm   Subject: Re: High tide in Southport
.....
Bike ride along the Leeds Liverpool canal from Wigan to Southport ....


The Leeds Liverpool Canal doesn't go to Southport. It follows that you can't ride a bike along the Leeds Liverpo ...
  Topic: Standish Peace Gate Grafitti
Tonker

Replies: 2
Views: 1305

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:23 am   Subject: Standish Peace Gate Grafitti
I'm not condoning that sort of behaviour but, come on, it's scribbled in chalk! and would take a matter of minutes to wipe off. Much ado over nowt!
  Topic: Market Street Hanging Gardens
Tonker

Replies: 2
Views: 1403

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:09 am   Subject: Re: Market Street Hanging Gardens
.... it looks as though the council have also had the gutters etc. cleared on the shops they own,

Do the council actually own any shops on Market street?
  Topic: Central Market
Tonker

Replies: 3
Views: 1472

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:36 pm   Subject: Re: Central Market
Phnom Penh you buy anything here. .....



I don't suppose they'd have a copy of 'Fly Fishing, by J. R. Hartley' ? Smile
  Topic: Mosque
Tonker

Replies: 8
Views: 2175

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:46 am   Subject: Mosque
I wonder how many of the WW racist on the message boards have ever stepped foot in a Mosque. ........


Then ......


Just reading whackers post on the message boards ......... I think he ...
  Topic: Confirmation for Tonker, to let him know
Tonker

Replies: 7
Views: 3026

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:52 pm   Subject: Confirmation for Tonker, to let him know
Ince is a real place. Spring View is in Ince but is not a real place. Spring View has never had it's own boundaries. Neither has it had it's own local government or had it's own parliamentary const ...
  Topic: Confirmation for Tonker, to let him know
Tonker

Replies: 7
Views: 3026

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:39 pm   Subject: Confirmation for Tonker, to let him know
Thank you for that. Yes, the information you've given does make sense to Mrs Tonks.
She tells me that, after her grandmothers death, her dad was brought up by his grandparents (whose names you have ...
  Topic: Wigan Man
Tonker

Replies: 4
Views: 2641

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:58 pm   Subject: Wigan Man
Speaking of Eastern Europeans, I saw six or seven of them fishing in Carr Mill Dam last week, near the railway bridge.
I wonder how many of them were members of St.Helens Anglers? or even held a ...
  Topic: Diane Daft Abbott
Tonker

Replies: 10
Views: 3941

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 7:37 pm   Subject: Diane Daft Abbott
Diane Abbott stayed with us over in Spain at Easter. I'd post a video of us stood watching a walking-day, if I knew how! Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Promoting Wigan
Tonker

Replies: 1
Views: 1854

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 6:14 pm   Subject: Promoting Wigan
It's not upside down, Mick. It's the wrong way round! Rolling Eyes
 
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