Category Archives: Music & Cinema

A great show at Culloden Academy Inverness. Christmas is a time for the kids to enjoy.

I drove to Inverness at the weekend Ben Wyvis was looking great but I was not going on the hills. It was magic as I managed to get to watch my Grand kids at Culloden Academy Inverness take part in … Continue reading

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One Last Climb – the incredible Eric Jones Mountaineer – Sky Diver – Adventure.

I just watched this incredible film on Catch up “The Last Climb” it was superb and a great insight into an incredible man and his life. I was very lucky to meet Eric a lot on North Wales at his … Continue reading

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The Skyline of Skye – some great hill songs what is yours?  

I have great memories of the mountains and in my early days with the RAF Teams we would sing in the pub after a hill day. That is what folks did in the 70’s seemingly. We all had to learn … Continue reading

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A difficult few days but great family love and care. Never take it for granted! 

  My sisters Jenifer’s funeral went well a lovely farewell surrounded by family friends and lots of love  and kindness . It was a celebration of a kind loving persons life and a great turn out! Jenifer my sister was … Continue reading

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The Crask Inn and the Assynt Mountain Rescue party.

The Crask Inn up in the wilds of the far North is an incredible place “character” sums it up. I was up there to have a wee chat after the Assynt MRT team dinner, before the music, dancing and party … Continue reading

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Dave MacLeod and The Long Hope Route on St John’s Head on the Island Of Hoy

As Stephen was visiting last night we had a quiet night in and we watched the story behind the hardest Sea Cliff Climb in the World on St John’s Head on the Island of Hoy in Orkney. I had bought … Continue reading

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Back Home – green fields and daffodils and welcome home sign.

I had a good journey home from Canada all went smooth apart from my hacking cough all the way in the flight from Calgary to Heathrow.  The poor people who sat near me?  I watched two films, the “Iron Lady” and “The … Continue reading

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