Category Archives: Mountain rescue

I love this comment by a fan ! I remembered your wee ” Napoleon Bonaparte” syndrome …

Education is great and it was good to check up what I was called yesterday on the media. I loved it and had forgotten that many have long memories. The quote was “I remembered your wee ” Napoleon Bonaparte” syndrome … Continue reading

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The Celtman Extreme Triathlon June 2018, what an event.

It was an incredible idea to organise an Extreme Triathlon in Scotland and a few had their doubts, including myself. A few thought that to run such an event on the West Coast was bold and questions like would the … Continue reading

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Fathers Day – Thanks Dad.

Father day. –  Many would not believe that I had a minister as my father a “Fire and Brimstone minister” a tee – totaller. I looking back had a great child hood though, though we had very little money in … Continue reading

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Celtman Extreme Triathlon today – all the best to all the competitors and those who look after them.

I woke early and think of all the Celtman and women who are now ready for the swim in Loch Torridon 3.2 kilometre early this morning then they are off for a 202 kilometre cycle and then the run over … Continue reading

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The Celtman Saturday 16 th June 2018 in Wester Ross Torridon all the best to all involved Competitors and Safety Marshall’s.

This weekend I will manage out after a long time out with my rib injury to help Torridon Mountain Rescue Team with the Safety Cover for the Celtman. The team along with others cover the Safety for the Mountain/ running … Continue reading

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June 1984 An interesting ascent of the Great Prow in Skye, classic memories.

Interesting day on the Great Prow Blaven Skye. I was out for another weekends training at Kintail on the West Coast with the RAF Mountain Rescue Team. The weather was great so we planned to get a climb in Skye … Continue reading

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Moray Sea School commemoration plaque at Burghead over the weekend. Great to see that this special place and memories are not forgotten for all the good work they did and still do!

My first weekend with RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue was in Feb 1982. We travelled to Kintail and stayed in a small barn opposite the Kintail Arms Hotel. It is one of the most scenic places in Scotland on the West … Continue reading

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