Monthly Archives: August 2018

Dog Tails from the back of a Land rover Part 6. Lockerbie a tragedy unfolds.

Things were going so well in Heavy’s first year as Team Leader¬† but Heavy had not a break for about a year and if he did it was away on an Expedition and I had a holiday but still got … Continue reading

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Dog Tails from the back of a Land rover – Great days on the hills and at Leuchars, injuries and a big fall over a Cornice.

Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the hills, mountains and … Continue reading

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Tails from the Back of a Land rover Part 3 – Cairngorm tragedies, Barra Call out and Wessex crash on Ben More. Hard days.

Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the hills, mountains and … Continue reading

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Dog Tails from the back of a landrover part 2.

Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the hills, mountains and … Continue reading

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Dog Tales from the back of a land-rover. To cheer you all up.

Dog tails from the back of a Land rover.¬†Updated August 2018 Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham / 11000 miles done unsupported Round the World leaving Auckland in New Zealand! What a girl what effort.

Jenny has powered through New Zealand I place I would love to visit and all I ever hear is how incredible it is as a country. I think she enjoyed her flying visit and the scenery would be incredible. Many … Continue reading

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A long week.

Well that was a hard week the loss of a good friend Ted Atkins a sad time. Yet I was amazed how many pals were there if needed to help. Terry Moore who is out in Italy was superb in … Continue reading

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A few thoughts to help get you through a hard time.

There have been so many calls and and emails about Ted , I need to get out in the hills soon and refresh my mind and body.In a lifetime in the mountains and dealing with tragedies I have rarely spoke … Continue reading

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Ted Atkins – his funeral to be held in his home in Italy. It will be a private family affair with a Celebration of Ted’s Life in the UK later .

This is the latest from the the family from Terry Moore. The family are requesting a LOCAL cremation in Italy and have expressed that no one from the UK or elsewhere should try and attend, as this will be for … Continue reading

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Sad news – Mountaineer, Ted Atkins killed in the Italian Alps whilst descending Civetta in the Dolimites.

I received this from one of my best pals Terry Moore it is the call you do not want but that I sadly have taken on to many occasions. “Hello Heavy After speaking tonight I can confirm that TED ATKINS … Continue reading

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