Monthly Archives: July 2018

Interesting cycle to Cuil Bay Appin.

Yesterday I caught up with some admin and visited Hamish in Glencoe and he was in fine form ! The weather was going to get better later so Sue who I am staying fancied a bike ride! We decided to … Continue reading

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Filming in the Mamores today.

Yesterday I had a long day and a meal with Richard Else Cameron MacNeish and Paul Tatershill as we were filming in the Mamores for #RoadsLessTravelled. I was feeling the effects of the day before of an emotional day on … Continue reading

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Ben More – Crianlarich a poignant day a visit with a daughter of the Crew of the Viscount Aircraft that crashed in the winter of 1973.

Yesterday was a great day as I was planning a hill at last. I stopped at Elma’s In Crianlarich early and dropped of the usual-food parcel. Elma has been a true friend of RAF MRT for 40 years. Her son … Continue reading

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Heading to Ben More Crianlarich.

Yesterday I had a rest day and later on I had an incredible drive down to Onich near Glencoe stopping in my favourite places. The temperature had hit 30 degrees at home it was so warm! I love the drive … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham in Australia – cycle 427 Kilometres in 22 hours! Incredible effort! One third through her record breaking attempt !

Jenny Graham on her unsupported Cycle round the World is now in Australia and going so well. It is incredible that to catch the plan from China she had to cycle 427 miles in 22 hours. That is incredible and … Continue reading

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Glen Strathfarrar by bike up a special Glen from near Beauly a magical afternoon.

Yesterday I had a great day the weather was stunning and my mate Kenny Kennworthy now a who lives near Beauly took me for a run on the bikes to Strathfarrar. It is a locked Glen that allows access to … Continue reading

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Photo memories – early 70’s

The end of the RAF Mountain Rescue Team Leaders Walk early 70’s, I was support part on Ben Lomond at the end, then the long drive back to RAF Kinloss 6 hours in a land rover. Look at the gear … Continue reading

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Welcome to Scotland but you may have a problem if you need the toilet !

Many will notice public toilets are being closed due to lack of money as one who travels all over Scotland I have noticed this and have been thankful to find some still open, thank you Nairn. My friend on the … Continue reading

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Well done Shane and your completion of your Munro’s. The Munro’s a few thoughts in an appreciation.

My friend and Team Leader Of RAF Lossiemouth MRT has just completed his Munro’s and there was a tradition in the RAF Shane Munro’s and great to see he was pleased. This is from his facebook page. He would have … Continue reading

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Scrambling – Bouldering, Cycling – the old Question should we wear helmets a discussion point? Thanks in anticipation!

I have a background in Mountain Rescue and the military RAF Mountain Rescue. In my early days we rarely wore helmets when scrambling in the 70’s or even descending steep ground we would take them of at the top of … Continue reading

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