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The Worst Things in Thurso, Caithness*

The entirely missable and worth mentioning because of it

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The Worst Things
  • willy hammy gan boot acting e hardman. Fucking tink.
  • This the same Becca Catherine Mckenna who was having an affair with MR C's proprietor a certain MR. Collier?
  • David Whitelaw and his pish attitude toward scones and clotted cream. Fanny!
  • so cold
  • Becca Catherine Mckenna
  • the 12 year old neds who start a fight if you make eye contact.
  • it can get boring
  • there aint enough fkin hash arundd this town its terrible...comes and goes in one day...get it fukin sorted imho
  • Central Hotel - the place is mingin. Check out the dust on the video camera as you go up the stairs
  • okay this is going to be a long list, top joes, skins, sandra's snack bar, that fat boy racer called dougie, central hotel, owner of the central (nob end), the music scene, the weather, and the fact that alot of the community is inbred
  • Being rip off by supermarket (SAFEWAY) never any of the offers availabe shelves empty
  • sandras!!!! smells,yucky food
  • not enuff stuff to do, but wot there are is good
  • Philip Norsworthy
  • The 2 hour drive to get there from Inverness. Also, what passes for friendliness is in reality, nosiness.
  • it's so different from wick. nee haha x
  • Fit birds only go for guys with cars
  • The poos in the water at the beach.... dont know if its still the same now but we all had to swim with our mouths shut! yuk!!
  • it can be exspensive, and cold!
  • the pricks, the area(top of scotland!!)
  • The druggies who go in the Newmarket...lock up your children
  • Being there
  • the judiciary system. me tarzan. you jane. you bug me. me smack you up.
  • The loose women, fishing in the rain all the time and the Northen Police.
  • Power crazed self important council workers.
  • The Holburn Bar, the place for fighting and vomit.
  • It's is so far from anywhere else!
  • The impending collapse of Princes St. -including the Station Hotel Bar-due either to 40 years worth of heavy trucks bound to and from Dounereay or to an ill advised Hydro Electric cable laying. Either way, just look at the lintels on the houses, especially around Davidson's Lane.
  • Shops which close at lunchtime and think 'late opening' means staying open until 5.30pm Everyone knows who you are No decent drugs - only magic mushrooms Leukemia cluster Mention 'nuclear power' and the locals start to froth at the mouth Local men think 'D'you want to go halfers on a bastard' is a sophisticated chat-up line
  • The road south (or the road to Week).
  • The people who are always against any new developements, no matter where or what anyone wants to build or regardless of how many jobs the developement would provide.
  • Winter and the rest of the week.
  • Horizontal rain and too many crinkly bus trips to the town. All the young locals who drive round and round and round the town all night - get a life!
  • The horizontal rain in the winter (and the rest of the year)
  • The worst is the distance from almost anywhere.
  • Worst. Cops have nothing better to do than go for motoring offences.
  • Living there for eighteen years. It is a hellhole.
  • Same faces in the same places. The countryside around Thurso is totally flat and trees do not really exist, making it a bit boring. There is really nothing to do or see in Thurso if you don't drink, and if you do visit the local pubs you are constantly on your guard trying to avoid local hardmen, who are in abundance. To be honest, Thurso is a stop over for Orkney,and that is all it will ever be unless something radical happens.
  • The sex and the drugs mixed with peace and tranquility

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Last updated: 2016-03-21

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