Category Archives: Health

Last day in Plockton and a wee cycle in Applecross sadly meeting a nutter in a car.

I was at Plockton on the West Coast after staying in the incredible Station House by the railway line. I said good-bye to Lyle and Judy who had a long drive South and planned a bike ride. The road to … Continue reading

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Heading to Lockerbie for the PR launch of our Cycle to Syracuse Memorial Tour. “Look back Act Forward !” What this means to me and those I care about.

Today I will be in Lockerbie with the rest of my tea mates for a media day for our Cycle to Syracuse Memorial Team. It will be an interesting day ahead. It is important that we get the message out … Continue reading

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Make time for your friends and those you love it’s so important! Cycling tops update .

I am in the Borders visiting a dear pal and his wife he is recovering from major surgery. I travelled late afternoon and had the joy of Edinburgh rush hour on the city l pass. Living up North we are … Continue reading

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Dog Tales from the back of a land-rover. To cheer you all up.

Dog tails from the back of a Land rover. Updated August 2018 Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to … Continue reading

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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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A visit to Endura who are making out cycling kit for Cycle to Syracuse in Livingston and then a long drive home.

This is from Colin Dorrance who is the man behind our cycle to Syracuse in the USA. We have been in communication for months with Endura, the Livingston based cycle sportswear manufacturers – they have a custom design service. Aside … Continue reading

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Interest in Lockerbie after my piece on a visit last week. The tragedy of Servicemen taking their own lives years after conflict. Heading North after another visit to Endura in Livingston.

The Lockerbie window Yesterday I was interviewed about the Lockerbie tragedy in Ayr by the BBC . It was another hard piece to talk about but at least it is done and we will see what happens. It is terrible … Continue reading

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