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William John Thomson BA (Hons)
The Cromarty Archive
William John Thomson BA (Hons)

BA Hons Rural Business Management (Agric)
Craibstone Sac. Aberdeen
Graduated July 4th 2008
Picture added on 21 October 2008
Comments:
aww aint he cute but then I am his mummy an update for you all on the work in Oz, he is at last at the harvest cutting wheat at the moment and is now 130k south of Surat will update on the name of this first destination next week after I have spoken to him on saturday to wish him HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!......
Added by Flora Thomson on 23 October 2008
Oh dear we have a breakdown yet again another burst pipe 3rd one in two days never mind he can fix it quite easily weather is hot
Added by Flora Thomson on 29 October 2008
Sunday 2nd november finished work at 3 so got a bit of free time to himself so Christine his girlfriend has told me. Hope to be on the move this week heading South from Surat..... so back to caravaning. Good job I mastered that whilst working for Grewar Potatoes !!!!!.
Added by Flora Thomson on 02 November 2008
latest update on Will, on the move in a place called Nellybri cut ninety hectares in 12 and a half hours on his 30 ft cut combine ..........
Anonymous comment added on 09 November 2008
update now at a farm near Walgett in New south Wales so really on the move now .... near miss with a roll of fence wire nearly going up through the combine but old eagle eye spotted it before any damage was done ......
Added by Flora on 13 November 2008
latest from Oz oops a wee hiccup we got RAIN on tuesday(18th) and wed (19th) heading back to it today friday (21st) .The farm we are at is at Cryon which is near Walgett this is 4 hours from Surat. watch out for next installment......
Anonymous comment added on 21 November 2008
Latest from Oz... now an hour and a quarter away from Canberra in a place called Boorowa in the Lachlan Valley Way. So fair been on the move weather still good hope to be in Sydney for xmas break ......
Added by Flora on 07 December 2008
These posts need to be in a blog and shared with those who are interested in this person.

Create a blog, Flora and William
Added by Margaret Tong on 09 December 2008
Hi Margaret. Thanks for your comment. Obviously I'm not as hi-tech as you as I don't know how to do this blog thing. Will have to find out how to do it.
Added by Flora on 09 December 2008
We disagree, we are very much enjoying reading them here Flora. We believe the site is for the people of Cromarty, is it not? Keep them coming.
Added by The Tipper Fan Club, Cromarty on 10 December 2008
Margaret - William was born and brought up in Cromarty, so I'm sure there are many people who would be interested to know where and how he is getting on in OZ. As these postings are attached to his picture I can't see where there's a problem.
Added by Hazel Pendle (nee Maclean) on 10 December 2008
There is no problem!

I simply made my suggestion because the postings on this topic already naturally lend themselves to a blog.

A blog would achieve the same purpose, which is to provide information on someone and update it.

A blog can have pictures and it is also interactive in that people can leave comments, ask questions, etc.

I think a blog would give added value to the topic.

That's all I was thinking!
Added by Margaret Tong on 12 December 2008
oh boy I hope I haven't upset anyone with this blog thing my computer skills are not up to much but are enough to get me by Nice to see my son has a fan club too ....
Added by Flora Thomson on 14 December 2008
Hi Flora
I can see where Margaret is coming from a blog would be better for you, the family and Tipper's many fans. If people started putting, as good and interesting as it is, things like this on the site. I personally would think this could take away from the (CROMARTY IMAGE LIBARY)
Added by Nora Watson on 16 December 2008
The Tipper Fan Club has many members in many differant countries. We are all female and would like our latest update please?
Added by The Chairlady, The Official Tipper Fan Club on 16 December 2008
Tipper will be, or should be, creating a blog to satisfy your drooling.

Then you'll not be drooling on the Cromarty Archive website

He's different, doncha know!
Added by Margaret Tong on 17 December 2008
I get the feeling that some people are not wanting to hear how a local lad is doing for himself since graduating which I think is a great pity. Locals or otherwise should be proud of what William has done, I know I am, and that he is promoting the name of Cromarty on the other side of the world.
Added by Flora on 18 December 2008
This thread is now closed. Whilst we are certainly keen to show Croms here along with their achievements, and Flora is quite rightly proud, Margaret and others are also right in saying that using this site as an ongoing diary isn't what it was set up for. Social networking sites are much better for that sort of thing.
Added by Garve on 19 December 2008
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