Category Archives: Cycling

Headed home. Snowy Ossian and the Stag at Ossian a bit of a celebrity now after an article in the Sunday Post. Be aware heavy snow and wind.

Old age does not come easy and the Hostel was a bit busy and I found out that I was not booked my mistake. More of the club were arriving via Culra and some Munro’s. The weather would be wild … Continue reading

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Windy night. Health is wealth – Getting gear repaired worth a look at your gear ?

It was a really wild night last night and I was glad o was not out on the hills. I am not out on the hills much just now. Seemingly if you have a bad dose of bronchitis after my … Continue reading

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Last day of February – it’s been a long month.

It’s been a strange month and the Spring like weather has helped ending what always feels a long month. Sadly I have only been out on the hills twice due to my bronchitis that is still getting investigated . This … Continue reading

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Stunning day to travel back the long route. A walk round the canal at Fort William.

I left Ayr yesterday and visited some friends in the West. Elma Scott in Crianlarich telling me how glad she was that the RAF Leeming Team who were up for a winter week. Elma is a lady who has looked … Continue reading

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Seanna Bhraig what a grand mountain. The bothies Magoos and the MBA, Winter climbing and the Late Phil Jones.

Seanna Bhraig past visits .I love this Mountain is still remote as it was on my first visit in 1973 and on several long days with the Beinn Dearg Hills – they called it character building. I also did it … Continue reading

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Cycle to Syracuse film on Borders Tv. Thank you all for your support.

Thank you to Borders TV The full story of ‘Cycle to Syracuse’ – a charity bike ride by five Lockerbie residents to the New York university which lost 35 students when Pan Am flight 103 was bombed over Scotland in … Continue reading

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Looking back on the 30 Anniversary of Lockerbie the Cycle to Syracuse “Look Back

Looking back on the 30 Anniversary of Lockerbie the Cycle to Syracuse Lockerbie “Look Back Act Forward” These are my thoughts after my Cycle to Syracuse University in the USA 30 years after the Lockerbie tragedy. This cycle was in memory of the … Continue reading

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