Category Archives: Family

What would you have done ?

This is another interesting story of a pal who was out alone in the Cairngorms Last week. He had been up on the hills for a week. He is A very fit competent Mountaineer. Heavy, How’s things? I saw your … Continue reading

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A Birthday Walk with two pals and we met some incredible folk.

Yesterday it was a pals birthday and she fancied a walk there was a wee hill that she fancied doing so Bab’s (the birthday girl)her pal Ella and me met at 0745 for a short drive to Loch an Eilein … Continue reading

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A short days climbing on the sea cliffs near Findlater Castle Crathie Point . “Tip tap test” the rock!

I was asked to go climbing yesterday and I must admit I was feeling like a lazy day. I have been a bit down not sleeping since I lost my sister last week. Yet it was worth it in the … 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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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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