Category Archives: Lockerbie

RAF Kinloss/Leuchars MRT – gone but not forgotten?

I am working on a lecture about Resilience in Edinburgh in February. “LEADERSHIP IN A CRISIS – HOW DO YOU PREPARE YOUR TEAMS FOR THE WORST” and it is amazing how many characters mould you in life and beyond and … Continue reading

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As another anniversary of Lockerbie looms -Keep an eye on those involved and you ❤️ at this time.

As I passed by Lockerbie on Sunday going South it as always is ever easy ! Since the Disaster in 1988 it has had a huge effect on my life and those I love ! I was there with the … Continue reading

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Thanks for all the comments on PTSD and Mental illness ! 

Thank you for the supportive comments on yesterday’s blog. I did it as a former colleague contacted me as he realised that after over 20 years he was suffering from PTSD. It was good to see the response and I … Continue reading

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Looking after each other and dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mental Illness! 

Many will know that I suffered from PTSD after Lockerbie in 1988 and at times it still effects me! I have written about it many times in my Blog and regularly hear from so many who suffer from it. It … Continue reading

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A night I will never forget! F111 Crash on the Isle of Skye 7 December 1982

A night I will never forget! F111 Crash on the Isle of Skye 7 December 1982   “At about 8 pm on the night of 7 December 1982 after descending to about 1000ft over Loch Scavaig, an F-111F aircraft struck the southern … Continue reading

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Out of Doors Radio Scotland at 0630 tomorrow

Last week I was on Ben Wyvis  with the Outofdoors crew  From Radio Scotland  this was from their Facebook Page “we have just finished editing the interesting and moving chat you had it is on at 0630 tomorrow on BBC … Continue reading

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Glenmore Lodge and the Mountain Rescue Training Conference.

Last night I was at Glenmore Lodge a place I know well, how incredible it looks and it was incredible to see the place looking so well. Over the years I have spent some incredible times here. It was always … Continue reading

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