Midgeeeeeeeeeeees !!!!!

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  1. Stephen & Jeannie

    Stephen & Jeannie Read Only Funster

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    For all you funsters planning a trip to bonny Scotland then this site...www.midgeforecast.co.uk starts up today..check out the blog as well !!:thumb:
     
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    If the picture in the blog does not put them off then nothing will.
     
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    not seen them in scotland thought it was just in the wilderness up in the mountain forests that got them, the link shows the whole of scotland can be affected is that correct.

    we have a lot of gnats/midges/mossies [insect type]down here by the thames in surrey but they never bite, why do they bite in scotland?
     
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    Some-one told me that they always rely on their ex-World War2 Flame-Thrower, even though the cost of the fuel is getting a little expensive.:Rofl1:
     
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    think scotish midgies only bite the english, maybe eating haggis is what puts them off or something :)

    i'm hoping it's drinking irn bru, and the little buggers will leave me alone if we make it to scotland this year.

    for english midgies, they seem to prefer sam more than me, another plus for going out with a ginger haired lass :shout:
     
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    Order of battle.

    Level 1 = Gentlemen, start your engines

    Level 2 = On the runway and scouts airborne

    Level 3 = Airborne and occasional sorties

    Level 4 = ATTACK

    Level 5 = Take no prisoners
     
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    specially bred to continue the fight where Robert the Bruce left off.......to rid scotland of the English.

    and it just about works too.:Eeek::Rofl1:
     
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    It's only the pregnant females that bite..........there's a moral there somewhere. :Eeek:
     
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    the last time i had trouble with insect bites was in grand anse in grenada. when we started the holiday the room had clean white walls, but on returning each evening i would hunt down any in the room squashing then on the walls leaving the walls a mass of red spots by the end of the holiday. These ones only attacked at night mainly while we slept.

    never had trouble with insect bites in europe but not been to scotland in the middle of summer, surprised they all don't drown with all the rain up there. Do they bite the locals.
     
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    so as long as you avoid the bright blue ones, the orange ones are safe....:thumb:

    how do you tell the difference before they bite you.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    and dont say they have a big belly...:Doh:
     

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