muckletoon wrote:Euphoria wrote:On March 18, 1996, Great Britain stood still to observe one minute of silence in commemoration for those that died in the Dunblane massacre. Another show of national unity, just as in Finland years later!
Finland, what on earth are you referring to?
Your posts are begining to exhibit all the symptoms of subterfuge.
fbenario wrote:In Summer 1986 I spent 10 days in Dunblane, bussing in to Edinburgh each morning for the Athletics portion of the Commonwealth Games - Daley Thompson, Steve Cram, Fatima Whitbread, etc. It's a nice example of a tiny Scottish town.
My summer in Britain that year was my final big vacation. I had just finished law school, and I remember spending a good bit of the trip dreading having to go to work forever when we returned home. Practicing law? Ugh.
For years, Murray has been considered just a rung below the ''Big Three'' of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Djokovic, who had shared 29 of the previous 30 major titles. Now he's joined the club and Britain is rejoicing.
Nowhere was the impact felt more deeply than in his Scottish hometown of Dunblane, a cathedral town and site of a mass shooting in 1996. Murray was 8 when a gunman opened fire at his elementary school, killing 16 children and a teacher. He didn't witness the actual carnage, but hid under a desk in the headmaster's study.
A noisy crowd of about 80 people packed into the bar at the Dunblane Hotel to watch the U.S. Open final that ended shortly after 2 a.m. British time. After Djokovic hit a forehand service return long on match point, the crowd erupted in cheers and chants of ''There's only one Andy Murray.'''
''Andy is Dunblane's hero, not just Dunblane, the whole of Scotland and the rest of Britain,'' 63-year-old Gavin Noland told reporters at the bar.
Referring to Dunblane's shooting tragedy, 62-year-old Dave Whitton said: ''It's a town where things have happened, but this brings a moment of joy and happiness instead of other things that have happened.''
Murray's uncle, Neill Erskine, said he received a text message from Murray thanking the family for their support.
''There are a huge mixture of emotions in the family - pride, relief, excitement,'' he said.
Murray's grandparents, Roy and Shirley Erskine, were among those who stayed up late to watch the match. His grandmother recalled his rambunctious ways as a child.
''He had a temper on him and would always stamp his foot and say, 'I've got to do better, I've got to do better.' But he focused that eventually and used his energy to play tennis,'' she said.
Murray did most of his tennis training as a youth in Barcelona but remains fiercely loyal to his Scottish roots. Two other famous Scots - actor Sean Connery and Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson - were among those in the stands cheering him on at Flushing Meadows.
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/murray-cap ... --ten.html
Euphoria wrote:His alleged wife, Isobel MacBeath, does appear in 192.com though (as the only result in the UK for that name):
reichstag fireman wrote:You should be treated to a copy of UK-INFO Disk. It supports all manner of searching (e.g. nationwide trawls for perps and vicsims, searches by surname alone, wildcards, etc.)
Alfie wrote:reichstag fireman wrote:You should be treated to a copy of UK-INFO Disk. It supports all manner of searching (e.g. nationwide trawls for perps and vicsims, searches by surname alone, wildcards, etc.)
Could you explain a bit more about that, maybe in the tip section - I didn't feel confident about downloading it from the pop ups of adverts I got. Cheers
brianv wrote:I use 'isohunt' occasionally, they recenlty added that girly pop up page, just close it and download the torrent. You can scan the file before you open it but they are normally quite safe - famous last words. You will need a torrent client, like utorrent, if you dont have one already.
Knapsack wrote:And here's that word "resilience" again...
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