Category Archives: Family

Mothers Day – Give your Mum a huge hug today.

It has been many years since I lost my Mother, she died of Leukaemia an awful disease in 1980 which she kept away from most of the family, as she did not want to worry us. That was typical of her … Continue reading

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Achnacarry and Loch Arkaig a kind keeper can you help identify this photo? Donald Cameron Keeper at Achnacarry.

Does anyone have any information on the above photo. I am sure it was from when my Dad was a student minister at Achnacarry in the late 1930’s. He was often out giving communion to the various  outlying remote settlements … Continue reading

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Some Old rock climbing gear – basic ropes,simple harnesses, no helmets, and limited protection

Sadly I had done no climbing when I joined the RAF mountain Rescue and my pride and joy was when I got issued with 2 Scott karabiners, a screw gate and my Yellow belt. What was that yellow belt called? … Continue reading

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A Wander with old pals Strathpeffer and a few memories of a big walk in 1978!

Yesterday was a day catching up with some old pals, Terry Moore and Gillian were up at Strathpeffer and we had a catch up. Jim and Pam Morning also came over and we had a great wander around this lovely … Continue reading

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The Lancaster crash on Beinn Eighe in Torridon.

 THE LANACASTER CRASH ON BEINN EIGHE ROSS AND CROMARTY, SCOTLAND – 14th March 1951 IN THE MEMORY OF THE CREW OF LANCASTER TX264 Yesterday a group of RAF Mountain Rescue went to Torridon winter training they climbed Fuselage gully on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elma the Godmother of RAF MRT.

Originally posted on heavywhalley:
Elma with some of the troops Elma at the party thanks Ali MacDonald for the photo MRS ELMA SCOTT – “The Godmother of RAF Mountain Rescue” I have known Mrs Scott Elma for over 30 years…

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A weekend of catching up and 13 th April 1939 Ben More accident.

Thanks for all the comments on the piece on yesterday’s blog on mobile phones. I had a busy weekend no hills though the leg from “the pancake race down South” which I pulled a muscle is sadly still not right … Continue reading

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