Monthly Archives: June 2016

There is nothing more important than quality time with those you love and care for.

These are sad days with the UK in turmoil after the Referendum and the tragedy in Turkey a place and a people I love. At times you feel what next yet there is so much good about. I have been … Continue reading

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Celtman Memories 2016 – The Torridon and Kinlochewe MRT Team had a call – out that night what an effort.

  The Celtmen The dark cold loch, against wind and tide. A few seals watching, red hatted humans bobbing! long cycle past mountains high Against strong winds that could make you cry! They grind up hills, the pain in thighs. … Continue reading

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The Celtman a full on day in Torridon with specail people.

I had been up since 0200 and on the Loch with Taff and his crew as safety cover for the Celtman. It had all gone well and I was not to be on the hill till 1400 so I hoped … Continue reading

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Celtman 0300 – early start! The swim! 

It was a short sleep and we had a grand breakfast at Arrina with Kallie our hostest up even earlier (0200) to send us of with a good breakfast. She had a Swiss competitor and his support crew staying as … Continue reading

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Post Celtman – Sheldaig Torridon and Arrina ! 

Drove over to the West to Torridon yesterday to get ready for the Celtman  Extreme Scottish Triathlon ! I am helping early in the morning with the safety cover on the Loch with my mates boat ! We have to … Continue reading

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Off to help with Celtman at Torridon.

I am off to help Torridon MRT with the Celtman Triathlon a huge event , I will be up at just after 0200 to help with the safety boat and then back after the swim for breakfast a wee sleep … Continue reading

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A bit of fun at Bealach Na Ba – Applecross and Sgurr A Chaorachain.

Yesterday we had a plan to go away fairly early and maybe plan a climb in the West and after much discussion and looks at the weather we headed for the west. Applecross is about two and a half hours … Continue reading

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