Category Archives: Family

Mountain Aid Talk in Irvine a great night good crowd and good Craick . Thank you all for your support from the two local Mountaineering clubs.

Yesterday after a long drive back from Dunfermline from my first of 5 Mountain Aid Talks on Step up to Winter. I drove back to Ayr it poured all the way home. I was staying with my sister in Ayr … Continue reading

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Remembrance at Burghead Beach a unique dedication to those who gave so much.

What a stunning morning yesterday and it started with the folk from my small village writing the names of 52 who died in the sand as daylight broke . I was out early and caught young Lachie a neighbour on … Continue reading

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Looking back to Syracuse Lockerbie and the future.

This time last week I was being taken to hospital in America and diagnosed with acute bronchitis that could have turned into pneumonia. I was mlooked after and got some penicillin and steroids allowing me to make the journey home. … Continue reading

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A wee chat to my local ladies of the Woman’s Guild in Burghead, memories of my Mum.

  I am still chasing jet lag with my return from the USA, Yesterday was so busy catching up doing washing and up at 0400 time clock gone. Then it was get things done shopping make soup for my old … Continue reading

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Home at last from Cycle to Syracuse.

It’s been some journey but what a incredible thing to do and be part of at last I am home. I am as many know an used to tragedy and spend time with relatives over the years. I knew this … Continue reading

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Heading home – Memories of Lockerbie and the love tears and friendships made.

Today we start the long journey home. I had to go to hospital and get checked out for acute bronchitis the other day. I am worn out exhausted physically and mentally and now medically “pilled” up for a busy day. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day At Syracuse More memories .

Yesterday started with a call from Jill she was worried about me and organised a visit to the local hospital. I have been poorly for a while and was diagnosed with acute bronchitis . I was treated like Royalty by … Continue reading

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