Kilbirnie, The Palace Of Kilbirnie 1958
Memories of Kilbirnie
Willie Watt was a successful business man in Kilbirnie. He along with his brother owned Watts Network. Willie was smart, good looking, debonair, he had it all. Willie was also a singer of great repute. Just before singing his first song at a Burns supper the chairman asked, how did such a good looking, ...Read full memory
Humble pie now massed produced wae shell and lid and meat enhoosed, I crave thy taste o succulent meat, just richtly spiced and warm tae eat, your crusty shell want break ma teeth, the bakers skill and guid Scots beef, black and white pepper, an ounce tae the pound, perfectly formed, perfectly round, Some wae onions, some ...Read full memory
It is over 40 years ago since Kilbirnie singer John Allan recorded an L.P. with the above title. The recording studio has now transferred this on to C.D. Now available through Scottish Music and Amazon.
School playtime was prolonged on many occasions by up to half an hour. At the end of playtime the school bell was supposed to ring out. It rarely did because we would climb up the pole and place a dodd of wet paper between the hammer and the bell, so there was no sound. This was at Kilbirnie Central, Do you remember this?