Originally Posted by Boatnomad
Think i read somewhere,the Curling
Stones on the Titanic came from here!
Curiously, the majority of the world's curling stones come from Ailsa - it's made of special stuff.
Picture the scene: The Creator's Workshop at the dawn of Time - he's dusting off his mitts and thinking "well, anything missing?"
"Oh yeah, I need to make a wee island of exotic granite, so that the descendants of the Sweaty Sock Tribe will be able quarry out big door stops and chase around them on ice with brushes...
...in case they won't look silly enough in skirts"