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An update on what is planned for the Celebration of Ted Atkins Life – Sat 20 th Oct in Brodick the Isle of Arran .

This is from Shona and Lewis. “Just wanted to give people an update on what is planned for the Celebration of Ted’s life. The church service will be in Brodick church at 2pm, will be conducted by my Dad, and … Continue reading

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Meeting an amazing man Hamish Brown author.

Last weekend I had the privilege of meeting a man I have huge admiration for Hamish Brown. His wonderful books on the mountains have always been inspirational to me. As a young man I devoured them and found especially his … Continue reading

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Graham’s 224,Donald’s 89, Corbetts,220,Furths 34, Tops 227,Munro’s 284. A big Day as Anne Butler completes the lot.

Yesterday I was invited to my friends completion of all her Graham’s near Crianlarich . It was an early start for the 3 hour drive and I was stopping to see Aunty Elma in Crianlarich for a cup of tea … Continue reading

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A first trip to the Himalayas.

Kusum Kanguru The name  Kusum Kangru comes from Tibetan meaning “Three Snow-White Gods”. At 6,367 m, Kusum Kangru dominates the southern end of Charpati Himal and separates the valleys of the churning Dudh Koshi from the upper reaches of Hinku … Continue reading

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Media Day in Lockerbie yesterday for Cycle to Syracuse memorial tour. Incredibly blessed to have such support from so many. Thanks to all.

Yesterday I was staying in the Borders with my pal and his wife and Lyle drove me to Lockerbie for the planned press day. We had some time and I took Lyle to the cemetery where the Lockerbie memorial is … Continue reading

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Make time for your friends and those you love it’s so important! Cycling tops update .

I am in the Borders visiting a dear pal and his wife he is recovering from major surgery. I travelled late afternoon and had the joy of Edinburgh rush hour on the city l pass. Living up North we are … Continue reading

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Details of the “Celebration of Ted Atkins life” in the Isle of Arran on Saturday 20 th October in Brodick. More details to follow.

From Ted’s son Lewis “Just a reminder that the Celebration of Ted Atkins Life is to be held on the Isle of Arran in Brodick . The Church service will be on Saturday the 20 th October at 2 o’clock … Continue reading

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