These ladies are showing the men's game up and besides putting on a great show they have shut a disrespectful old gadgie
up for ever.
The firm, known for its popular sellers Workie Ticket, Five Bridges and Radgie Gadgie
amongst others, was formed 24 years ago by brothers Garry and Matt Fawson, who had hoped to find someone to take on the business after putting it up for sale earlier this year.
At my youngest son's age I had built camps, set fires, played on empty building sites and got chased by the security gadgie
, climbed the highest trees - and, as a result, learned how to sensibly assess danger and its limits .
You'll be saying i'm an affa sad biddie, but nae half as sad as i was when the first question was my age and the gadgie
came: "sorry, you're too old for this survey." Parrot sick as a.
From hinny to gadgie
, there is a name for everyone.
I want the balding gadgie
who took the Toon doon as gaffa.
-Rare, signed prints by world-famous artist Alexander Millar - creator of the iconic Gadgie
, his celebrated image of the working man - are on show in Wales at Castle Galleries, Cardiff Bay, until early May.
* SIGNED prints by Alexander Millar, creator of the working man character Gadgie
, are to go on show at Castle Galleries in Stratford and Leamington to coincide with the opening of a major new exhibition of his work in Newcastle.
Alexander Millar, creator of a character called Gadgie
, joined forces last autumn with the artist known as Rain Man - Jeff Rowland - to create an original piece featuring Millar's Gadgie
dancing in Rowland's rain.
He said: "The hairs on the back of my neck still stand on end every time I see an old 'gadgie
's a propa doylem, man" Translation: Gadgie
meaning person - usually an older man - and doylem is the term used to brand someone an idiot or a fool.
Now, however, the brothers have confirmed that administrators have now been appointed at the business - makers of widely popular sellers Workie Ticket, Five Bridges and Radgie Gadgie
amongst others - having failed to attract a buyer after being placed on the market a few months ago.