Monthly Archives: June 2012

All the best to everyone in the Celtman Triathlon at Torridon especially number 44!

Off early to help with Celtman at Torridon, getting a lift to Torridon with Ned Kelly and Brent Craig. We are all helping Torridon Mountain Rescue with the mountain stage on Beinn Eighe, please let there be no midges or … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama – visits Scotland

The Dalai Lama visits Scotland this week and there seem a bit of embarrassment by some members  of the government. To me this here is a man who has lost his country and his people are under the rule of the Chinese. … Continue reading

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Celtman Triathlon – Torridon this Saturday 23 June!

    This weekend myself Ned and Brent are helping Torridon Mountain Rescue with the Celtman assisting in the safety cover. We will be there most of Saturday and are praying for good weather. It is centred around the stunning Torridon mountains … Continue reading

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Windfarm 17 turbines planned near Ben Wyvis each 416 feet high!

The local Press & Journal yesterday had a front page headline of “Windfarm on Munro slopes kicks up storm” The developer claims that the 17 turbines can be “back dropped into the landscape” The company Falck Renewables has applied to … Continue reading

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Heading over to the North West tomorrow – hope the weather holds.

The weather turned out superb today as I was golfing at Forres in bright sunshine a had a grand day out. Tomorrow myself and  Ned are heading over to the West to see if we can have a bit of fun on … Continue reading

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Windfarms and new roads in the wild.Mountaineering Council Of Scotland draw line in the sand!

I have just had my brother to stay for a few days, he lives in Bermuda and visits every couple of years and has recently retired. He was amazed by the changes in Scotland especially the amount of wind-farms and new roads … Continue reading

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Fathers Day

Today is Father’s day and it is a time for us all to remember our Fathers. My Dad was a Church Of Scotland Minister and a very good but extremely busy man, always out visiting his congregation.  We were a big … Continue reading

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