Category Archives: Mountaineering

Getting Ready for Winter – Up and away as daylight is getting shorter. Part 1 Planning, Torches, Maps and night wanders?

This weekend I am off on the hill for a short day at last a day out away from the bike. The nights are getting darker, winter is coming and I was checking my torch, sadly it was not working … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham Update on her Unsupported round the World Cycle Record Attempt. 13086 miles in!

Jenny is now in Canada after an incredible journey through Alaska! 13086 miles in ! What a lassie despite all kinds of problems she is going great ! I am in awe and hope she stays safe and well. This … Continue reading

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Working with the Media fir the Cycle to Syracuse Memorial.

I have had a few comments about my use of the media in the build up to our Cycle to Syracuse ! They are : Why are you so busy, should you not let this be forgotten ? As to me … Continue reading

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Hawick visit meeting a legend and the new Borders Distillery a great day. Working with sheep !

Yesterday was a day with my great pals Lyle and Judy we had breakfast in Hawick at a local cafe. The Almond Tree! This is a community cafe set up in Hawick to help young people find jobs and training … Continue reading

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Media Day in Lockerbie yesterday for Cycle to Syracuse memorial tour. Incredibly blessed to have such support from so many. Thanks to all.

Yesterday I was staying in the Borders with my pal and his wife and Lyle drove me to Lockerbie for the planned press day. We had some time and I took Lyle to the cemetery where the Lockerbie memorial is … Continue reading

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Make time for your friends and those you love it’s so important! Cycling tops update .

I am in the Borders visiting a dear pal and his wife he is recovering from major surgery. I travelled late afternoon and had the joy of Edinburgh rush hour on the city l pass. Living up North we are … Continue reading

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Details of the “Celebration of Ted Atkins life” in the Isle of Arran on Saturday 20 th October in Brodick. More details to follow.

From Ted’s son Lewis “Just a reminder that the Celebration of Ted Atkins Life is to be held on the Isle of Arran in Brodick . The Church service will be on Saturday the 20 th October at 2 o’clock … Continue reading

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