Category Archives: Himalayas/ Everest

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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Last night I had a visit from an old pal Terry Moore I had known Terry since 1975 when I was in RAF Mountain Rescue. Terry ended up a good pal and also a fine Mountaineer. Yesterday he met up … Continue reading

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Auld Ayr – what’s happening to the High Street? The Ayrshire’s Coastal Path a visit to watch Ayr United . Catching up with family. Kilimanjaro update.

After a good evening in Beith I was pretty tired and had an early night after my 200 mile Plus drive. I had been down visiting my sisters and being looked after so well as always . The presentation to … Continue reading

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Good pals a grand book “Scotland’s Mountain with one Axe” and watch “Roads less travelled” tonight BBC2 at 1830 .

Yesterday I had a few visitors and great craik my great pal John Cosgrove who put my bike back on the rollers for the winter so I can train. John says he has visions of me going through the wall … Continue reading

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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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Ted – from Rushie

RIP Ted, thanks for teaching us all so much and leaving behind things that will keep us all going; explorer, adventurer, inventor, RAF Mountain Rescue, Top Out, freefall, Antarctica, Nepal, Balachulish, Everest, North face of the Eiger, fashion guru, friend … Continue reading

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Well done on a great trip to the Himalayas for the RAF Anniversary Expedition. Great

I have been following the RAF100 Himalayan Adventure which took a lot of folk in the RAF and associated organisations to the Himalayas for the first time. It was great to see that they had a success and with superb … Continue reading

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