Monthly Archives: January 2012

More Defence Cuts, Lions lead by donkeys

Yesterdays Defence Cuts where planned but came as a shock to many. Another 3000 will lose their jobs and many of my friends are worried and waiting to see what the next 3 months bring as some are in the … Continue reading

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Windfarm repreive now a public enquiry? Crash in Skye.

        Yesterday I received the news that the Wind farm project for the Mondhliaths has been turned down by Highland council and will now go to a Scottish Government public enquiry, well done Highland Council. There is still a … Continue reading

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Lecture to Kinloss Mountain Rescue tomorrow on aircraft crashes.

Tonight I am over to RAF Kinloss to give the current Kinloss team a wee lecture on aircraft crashes. It hopefully will be an interesting night. I have a unique insight into aircraft crashes after being involved for over 30 … Continue reading

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Wonderful day,in Scotland Applecross and Torridon

Cabin fever had taken over and another wonderful winters day beckoned. My back limits what I can do so with my mate Ned back we took a drive over to the West Coast, we were not to be disappointed. The … Continue reading

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Beacons and your responsibilities.

It will be very interesting to see how the new introduction of beacons will work out. Beacons have been about for a long time and I worked regularly with them in the ARCC at RAF Kinloss. The MCC (Mission Control … Continue reading

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Windfarms decisions soon, have your say?

The great windfarm debate goes on and is amazing how many turbines are about when you start looking. As I said I am all for alternative energy but would plead with people to read the pros and cons on them. … Continue reading

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Good forecast for the weekend you lucky outdoor people!

The forecast looks good for the weekend and hopefully with the change of weather will bring lots out on the hills. Unfortunately my back is still mending slowly so will not make it out on the bus meet with the … Continue reading

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