Category Archives: Enviroment

A long day to Edinburgh – Arthur’s seat and a wonderful visit to the Scottish Parliament!

I was away in my travels again down to Edinburgh a bit blowy but the journey went well 3 and a half hours plus a break! No snow on the hills just the bracken turned brown and a big wind … Continue reading

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A big day in Fisherfield and an unplanned night in the bothy at Shenevall

In the early 80’s I was into big days on the hills. In Mountain Rescue we trained hard for the inevitable call out after a long day on the hill or after work! To get fit we pushed out the … 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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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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Day 97 Jenny Graham 14227 miles with 2295 miles left to Halifax Nova Scotia. The Flying Scot. Going great !

Day 97 going like a train ! From Jenny Joachim RoRosenlund “hmmmm no not quite 🙈🙈 actually lost some serious time – yikkkes!!! Still on target for the record but would need a miracle to make 110days 😭 I think … Continue reading

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