Category Archives: Friends

A Long Journey back, so many great people/ characters Bill Shankly Memorial and the views outstanding Glencoe magic.

  I left down South at 0200 to miss the traffic on the motorways. Unfortunately the best laid schemes of “mice and men” and the closure of the M6 from junction 14 – 16 and the Birmingham works all added … Continue reading

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Lots of work done towards “RideforReuben” then heading North – Maybe the Corbett Hartfell tomorrow on the way to Ayr.

What a great trip South over the last 10 days the girls were in great form myself and Lexi had great early morning walks around the golfcourse and the bluebell wood with Flo the family dog. Yvette is who is … Continue reading

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“Project Torridon Rescue”. Gerry running the London Marathon again aged 73 , my hero. Mountaineering Scotland Easter Safety Advice.

One of my pals Gerry from Torridon Mountain is running the London Marathon again at aged 73. He is a stalwart in the Torridon Mountain Rescue Team in the North West Of Scotland and an incredible man in all aspects. … Continue reading

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Ride for Reuben – some busy days ahead.

I am down South for a while helping Yvette with her incredible RideforReuben. My duties are babysitting and driving the support vehicle in the RideforReuben that she plans from 27 May – 2 June. She is going to cycle approx 750 miles, … Continue reading

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El Alamein Bothy Cairngorms – any information,is someone working on it ?

Many will know that I have written on the old bothy of El Alamein in the Cairngorms it is in a wild place so near from the ski area yet it can be a place of peace especially in winter. … Continue reading

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Off to Loch Arkaig for a Corbett Party tomorrow.

Tomorrow I am heading of to Loch Arkaig for a Corbett party with a pal, Heather who hopes to complete on Geal Charn 804 metres  hopefully the weather will be okay?  I am staying the night nearby in a Bed … Continue reading

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One day one winter – The big hills in winter from Loch Ossian another era?

The West to East Day 16 – 11/11/77. This is one day in a huge winter walk in 1977 when 3 of us Jim Morning, Terry Moore and myself set off from Skye to Mount Keen. The idea of a … Continue reading

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