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Old 30th March 2015, 13:01
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it's also a suburb of our capital, Edinburgh.
There used to be a wee joke back in the 60's/70's about why have Edinburgh Corporation Transport taken the Indian conductors off their Edinburgh to Balerno route ? Because they were eating all the Currie tickets !
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Thankfully the joke stayed in the 70s!
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Aye - they were dark, lonely nights huddled in front of the Calor Gas heater during the power strikes, with only a crappy joke for company !
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I guess you city folks had it a lot harder than us country bumpkins during the power cuts.

We had a log fire, a paraffin lamp which gave enough light to rival the blackpool illuminations, a camping cooker, and we rigged up our little portable black and white TV to run off a car battery.

Sounds cosy, but we could not sit too close to the fire as in those days our two seater sofa was a blow up one from Dens Road market and our TV table was an upturned cardboard box.
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