Category Archives: Golf

Today is Ted’s Funeral in Italy my thoughts are with the family. A wander on Ben Rinnes a grand local hill.

Today my thoughts will be with Shona and Lewis and Ted’s family in Italy. It is a private family affair and my thoughts will be with them all today. I will stop and reflect at some point today near the … Continue reading

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Best laid plans All change.

Yesterday I had an early appointment at the hospital in Elgin, this happens with age and I had planned afterwards to use my first free day to get out on the hills. The hospital visit went fine getting used to … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring – It’s still winter on the hills and golfing memories on the “Moray Med”at Hopeman Golf Club.

Spring is coming but still snow forecast for the Easter period on the high ground where it is still winter especially in the highlands. Yesterday I managed a game of golf with the Seniors at Hopeman, we play every Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Thinking of those on Ben Nevis searching for the missing climber. The new Scottish Avalanche Information Service App.

It is pouring here today and the rain and wind is battering down on the house I doubt I will golf today, we will have to see. It is a lot milder but still winter on the hills. The search … Continue reading

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Day 2 Golf in Wales-well done on the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award -Daedalus Explorers Scouts.

We had a great day yesterday at  Denbigh in Wales playing golf with pals for a week. We had a great day in the sun near the Vale of Clyyd . We brought another ex mountaineer Alaister Haveron to join … Continue reading

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Well done Mark Beaumont what an achievement,averaging 240 miles a day for 79 days.

I have been following the incredible efforts of British cyclist Mark Beaumont has smashed the record for cycling around the globe by reaching the finish line one day ahead of schedule.The cyclist set off from France in July on a … Continue reading

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Enjoyable day a bit of everything. Cycle, Scramble, Erosion a bit of a row with Burghead Coastal Rowing Club and a few holes of evening golf.

Yesterday it was good to have an easy day after the football and my visit to Dundonnell MRT. I went for a short cycle and down to my local Cummingston cliffs where there were a lot a girls climbing that … Continue reading

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