little plum wrote:P.S. Methylated Spirits, I used to get it from the Chemists in Ardeer next to the station gates, it had to be signed for. What was that all about, is there still some monitoring system in place.
It was meant to introduce some control over the sale of Meths LP - as it was a popular tipple for some people. I think you still need to sign for meths if you buy it at the chemist. I believe the next step after meths was Morgans rum - but I've never met anyone who moved on from the meths stage.