Category Archives: medical

Helping out with Alzheimer’s suffers.

There is a lot being spoken about Alzheimer’s and the effect on the person and their family. One way you can help those who were involved in the mountains is through speaking to those who are suffering and loved the … Continue reading

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Diran Pakistan Part 2 – Moving up the hill, avalanches and near epics.

Diran 7257 metres or  23948 ft in Pakistan was first climbed in 1968 by three Austrians: Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell. Earlier attempts by a German expedition in 1959 and an Australian expedition in 1964 were unsuccessful. It … Continue reading

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Looking after our own.

I am down in Ayr as I have family member who is very ill. I am so glad that I can help in a limited way by doing simple things for them. We are lucky as we have a strong … Continue reading

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Ticks and Lyme disease a reminder.

Ticks  and Lyme disease again 2019 It was great to see a program on BBC Scotland on ticks and Lyme disease it’s still amazing how many folk are still unaware of the dangers. I have been walking since the 60’s … Continue reading

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It was early away about 0100 yesterday for the 2 and a half hour drive to Sheildaig on the West Coast. What a stunning village that takes the Celtman into its heart as does the whole area. The weather was … Continue reading

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It was a grand day out on Saturday visiting Beinn Eighe with lovely folk. I wandered back up the path at the end of the day waiting for a few stragglers and met a lone runner coming of the tops. … Continue reading

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Yesterday I had a visit to Glenmore Lodge Near Aviemore to help with a video on Mental Health Awareness Week for Mountain Rescue. The Cairngorms were looking superb with lots of snow high up. I am still not ready for … Continue reading

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