Monthly Archives: September 2018

Jenny Graham – Update Montreal Canada Miles done 15846 miles done.

Current location: Montreal, Canada Miles covered so far: 15,846 Jenny is rapidly approaching the end of Canada this week, and deep into the northeastern French Canadian regions. . giving her a chance to practice Le French prior to her return … Continue reading

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A wild day on the bike always learning no matter how old you are? A look at the Cycle to Syracuse Video.

I always say every winter I get a kick up the backside when I go out on my first winter day! The term “Faffing” ( not being organised) is well used by me and my pals. Gloves and maps get … Continue reading

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Still looking for photos and stories of Ted Atkins for the Celebration of his life in Arran Great to have taken photos all my time in hills.

I am amazed at the photos I have received from pals on Ted Atkins . Ted was never camera shy and there must be so many great undiscovered gems about! Thanks and please keep them coming. The photo below is … Continue reading

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Looking back 40 years ago – Sept 1978 Beinn EIghe, Liathach and a lost bag on Liathach so no Ben Alligin.

I have been reading my old diaries last night and found on this weekend 40 year ago I was with the RAF Kinloss MRTwere at Kinlochewe in Torridon, staying in the old hall now a cafe. I was on the … Continue reading

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Busy week and a short windy cycle and some poignant thoughts on the Syracuse Students.

It was pouring and windy again today the wind was rattling the window all night. It was back to catching up with being away for nearly two weeks! I am trying to get some photos of my pal Ted who … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham Round the World unsupported bike trip – Day 101 – USA 14955 miles done !

Jenny’s location: Eckerman, USA Miles covered so far: 14,955 Jenny’s onto day 101 yahoo!! 🌏🚴 The Inverness Flyer is going so well! This week has been busy with VISITORS 💕 as she was joined with friends from wilderness Scotland and … Continue reading

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A long but inspiring day speaking to three Primary schools in the Lockerbie area.

I was up at 0500 from my sisters in Prestwick for the 90 mile drive to Lockerbie. It was a grand drive as the sunrise and mist of the stunning Ayrshire country welcomed Autumn and the approach of winter. I … Continue reading

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Off to talk to some Schools in the Lockerbie area about our Cycle to Syracuse trip in late October.

This is from our Press Release. Cycle to Syracuse will operate in three distinct stages :- Stage 1 – Pupil Power (7th September to 10th October 2018) A tour of 12 local primary schools that serve Lockerbie Academy, culminating in … Continue reading

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Well done on a great trip to the Himalayas for the RAF Anniversary Expedition. Great

I have been following the RAF100 Himalayan Adventure which took a lot of folk in the RAF and associated organisations to the Himalayas for the first time. It was great to see that they had a success and with superb … Continue reading

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How often does the media use and misuse phrases like “Legends” “walking in the footsteps of Giants? “

This photo shows the Simple gear and equipment used on the hill 1951 on the recovery of 8 casualties from the Lancaster Crash on Beinn Eighe in that wild winter. How often does the media get it wrong we have … Continue reading

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