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    Waverly boilers
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    marky
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    Great news,Waverly boiler appeal has now raised in excess of ยฃ850,000 onward and upward
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    redpmg
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    Cut the funding for the "Royal" family - fund the Monarch only - not the hangers on. That should leave enough for Waverley's boilers ........... Cut MP expense allowances too..... i- they are overpaid anyway.
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    Nerys
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    I can't imagine the UK government spending money on anything as sensible as a sail training ship, even if we had one, but a comparison could be HS2.

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    Nerys
    When the winds before the rain, soon you may make sail again, but when the rain's before the wind, tops'l sheets and halyards mind
    RNinMunich
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    It's really peanuts isn't it!?
    Repairs to the German navy sail training ship Gorch Fock were estimated, and contracted, at 10M Euro. Cost are now approaching 90M Euro and she's still not finished๐Ÿค”
    BTW We don't talk about Berlin's new (ha ha!) airport or the new Stuttgart railway station any more ๐Ÿ™„
    (And certainly NOT the German air force's Government Transport Squadron or A400s!๐Ÿ˜ฎ)
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    Young at heart - slightly older in other places ๐Ÿ˜‰ Cheers Doug
    Nerys
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    Evidently, Waverley's boilers are to cost ยฃ130,000, what is that in the terms of government waste? or, possibly half a dozen MP's expenses.
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    When the winds before the rain, soon you may make sail again, but when the rain's before the wind, tops'l sheets and halyards mind
    marky
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    Heartedly agree ,only mentioned the Scottish government after what they said about backing the campaign,though not enough to dip into their pockets ,Edinburgh council could pay for the repair rather than the next instalment of the trams debacle (sorry for political rant)๐Ÿ˜€
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    Nerys
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    Waverley is a national treasure. She gives pleasure to many people right around our coasts. Not only the Scottish government but the Welsh and, dare I suggest it, even in their impoverished state, the UK government could find it in themselves to pay for the whole thing.
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    When the winds before the rain, soon you may make sail again, but when the rain's before the wind, tops'l sheets and halyards mind
    marky
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    I for one as a Scottish tax payer would be quite happy for the Scottish government to give the fund a little or a big helping financial hand .๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ
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    Nerys
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    Aye aye sir, she's in safe hands. I know all the rules for safe navigation.
    'Green to green and red to red, perfect safety, go to bed.
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    'When in danger or in doubt, blow your flippin' sidelights out'

    Sleep well!.
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    When the winds before the rain, soon you may make sail again, but when the rain's before the wind, tops'l sheets and halyards mind
    RNinMunich
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    Mornin' Nerys,
    I'm bushed so I'm going below!
    As senior NCO on watch - You have the bridge!
    Steady as she goes.
    In case of anything untoward Don't call me - call Commodore Ed! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    G'night all ๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค
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    Young at heart - slightly older in other places ๐Ÿ˜‰ Cheers Doug
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