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Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition 13 to 16 Oct 1967 End of Day 1 – 13 Oct to 14 Oct 1967 Location Forest Bridge near Loch Doon We had had a long first day and camped in a “perfect” location. … Continue reading

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After I gave my talk in Ayr On Wednesday I was given some photocopied papers and two great photos at the end of a long day. I had driven from home to Ayr that day 4 hours and set up … Continue reading

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It was a long warm 4 hour drive yesterday to my home town of Ayr to speak at a fundraiser for Galloway MRT. My grand kids were heading home to England on the same day so I am glad my … Continue reading

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I am preparing for my chat in Ayr tomorrow. In the town Hall. Hopefully it will go well and Galloway MRT will raise some money for the team. I was brought up in Ayr and the town means a lot … Continue reading

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My granddaughters are up from down South they are only young yet so wise already about the environment. They are aged 5 and 8. They are staying locally at Hopeman and living next to the beach. They were telling me … Continue reading

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There is something about Stac Pollaidh that when on this lovely wee mountain or any other of these great mountains it brings the incredible words of Norman MaCaig to the mind. How can someone write such words that the hills … Continue reading

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I have been invited to speak in Ayr Town Hall next Wednesday. I am speaking in tandem with a Galloway MRT a team this will mean a lot to me as over the years especially at Lockerbie where I worked … Continue reading

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