Category Archives: Family

The power of flowers and wild places and the loss of someone very special.

This week I lost someone I love my big Sister Eleanor. She always looked after us and was there to look after me especially with advice and love. Eleanor like my Mum loved flowers and passed that love onto me. … Continue reading

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Update 2 – incident Nanda Devi East. From the British Mountain Guides.

Many thanks to the British Mountain Guides for letting me post this sad news. Posted: 08.07.19 by James Thacker “The British Mountain Guides (BMG) are aware of media reports that the seven bodies recovered from Peak 6447m, near Nanda Devi East, … Continue reading

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Starting the Conservation Men’s Mental Health – an interview with Andy Elwood.

Yesterday I had been asked to help with a video and interview for Men’s Mental Health. I am just back from Skye taking some relatives from America to a crash site of a USA F111 where their father died in … Continue reading

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7 Bodies located in India – on Nanda Devi see below for information .

Some news from the Rescue Agencies in India https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-asia-india-4873814 “The bodies of seven climbers who went missing last month have been recovered in the Himalayas, officials say. A rescue team is searching for the body of an eighth climber, according … Continue reading

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A cycle after a busy day. Bruce’s well in Prestwick looking tired and neglected.

I managed a cycle yesterday from Prestwick into Ayr along the cycle track. It was not far about 10 Miles’s round trip. It takes you along the beach past the golf course and near the Port of Ayr. This is … Continue reading

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Looking after our own.

I am down in Ayr as I have family member who is very ill. I am so glad that I can help in a limited way by doing simple things for them. We are lucky as we have a strong … Continue reading

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I was out yesterday down my local cliffs at Cummingston it’s a wonderful place with caves,  cliffs,  rock pools and the sea. Many walk by it on the Moray Coastal path yet its a magical place.  It’s a place I … Continue reading

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