Category Archives: Lectures

A visit to Aberdeen and Insch and a wee talk for the Guides with some old pals.

Yesterday was a busy day I was off to Aberdeen to see Ashleigh in her new flat in Aberdeen it was pouring when I left home. The rest of the UK had a heatwave going! The usually busy Aberdeen road was … Continue reading

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A talk in Inch Community Centre on the 19th June at 2000 all welcome donations for Inch Guides.

Monday 19 June at 2000 hours at Insch Community Centre all  welcome I am doing a wee talk for the Guides all welcome all proceeds go to the Guides.

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Don Siddons B.E.M RAF Mountain Rescue Kinloss MRT and the Firefly aircraft crash on Lochnagar in 1949.

This old press cutting sent to me by a pal Dave W Earl is a grand tribute to the RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team Leader Don Siddons I would imagine it was printed in the Press and Journal a year … Continue reading

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Fun day in the Roseille forest with Burghead primary school and Outfitmoray! Moray Mountaineering Club AGM a slide show -Hills on Horseback / General Wades Roads: 

Yesterday it was a busy morning helping Outfitmoray a local charity that I am the patron of with their Active Schools day at my local Burghead primary school. Outfit Moray Outdoor Adventure Activities Charity Lossiemouth Changing Lives Through Learning … Continue reading

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In Edinburgh to give a talk to the Scottish Continuity Resilient Scotland Conference.

I was on the radio a few months ago talking to Louise White “Out for the Weekend” and someone heard it involved with a conference being run in Edinburgh in the RBS HQ tomorrow the 23 rd of Feb. I … Continue reading

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A grand day in Coire an Lochan in the Cairngorms with the Moray Mountaineering Club.

It was the Annual Winter Skills day for the Moray Club and as always we go by Bus to the Cairngorms, stopping en – route in Elgin. Forres and Inverness for member’s pick ups. It has been a poor winter … Continue reading

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Munro Moonwalkers Mountain Safety Advice – well worth a read.

Munro Moon walker Moutain Safety This is a piece from Allan Rowan ” Munro Moonwalker” on his thoughts on Mountain Safety. As a man who is always out in the mountains it has some great advice and is very important … Continue reading

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