Category Archives: Local area and events to see

Today’s Topic – The shutting of Public Toilets all over Scotland, lack of money or lack of foresight?

Over the last few weeks I have been travelling all over Scotland and noticed a few changes. I was ill a few years ago with a bowel problem that lead to 4 operations and a need to find toilets quickly! … Continue reading

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Portsoy car park near Redhythye Point – It was a “blackening” that took place.

Short blog – Went to Redhthye near Portsoy today climbing between the showers. We parked in the usual car park and there were lots of feathers and a awful smell, see photo. I thought a lot of birds have been … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 9th Aug 2017, 7:30pm at Corrie and Sannox village hall Heavy Whalley – A life in mountaineering and mountain rescue

I am working on my wee chat in Arran  Wednesday, 9th Aug 2017, 7:30pm at Corrie & Sannox village hall. I am looking up some of my old slides and visits over the years to this wonderful Island where I have … Continue reading

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Care of Cummingston sea cliffs – who cares?

Cummingston Cliff – Erosion I spent the weekend relaxing after a busy week with Outfitmoray a local Charity in the Cairngorms. I got out for a few local walks and how I love this area getting a few lovely wanders … Continue reading

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Home after an interesting few days with Outfitmoray in the Cairngorms!

Day 4 & 5 in the Cairngorms at Badaguish with Outfitmoray a local Charity and the Respite week for kids, now I need a rest! The last two days went well the kids had a great days canoeing on Loch … Continue reading

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Badaguish Day 3 – Gorge scrambling and lots of food a few tired kids now but still smiling.

Yesterday was day 3 for the kids out on a Respite week with OutfitMoray in the Cairngorms they were Gorge scrambling in Glen Feshie and after breakfast they were off after a bit of fun getting them into all the … Continue reading

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Still in the Cairngorms, with Outfitmoray helping with the cooking Kingussie crag then visit Cemetery at Kingussie and the story of the 9 Indian Soldiers graves.

Day 2 Rockclimbing These are fairly long days up at 6 and help Bernie with breakfast for 20 (worse than cooking for mountain rescue team) Breakfast for 0800 then clean up, sort out sandwiches and packed meals for the day. … Continue reading

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