Category Archives: PTSD

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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Lest We Forget – A few words on some of Scotland’s remoter Mountain RAF aircraft crashes.

At 1100 today we remember those who paided the ultimate sacrifice on Remembrance Day. I do not go to these big public parades like many veterans do but always every year try to visit at least one of the remote … 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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Call-out Hamish MacInnes Vertebrate Publishing. Now an ebook.

Call-out Hamish MacInnes Vertebrate Publishing This is the classic tale of the early days of mountain rescue mainly in Glencoe, Scotland. Hamish is a world-class mountaineer and yet he spent so much time helping his fellow man and women in … Continue reading

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Out for the Weekend! 

I am down South enjoying some special time with the Grandkids its Lexi’s 6 th birthday and what fun we are having . Her sister Ellie Skye is 2 and I was wakend by them both at 0630 yesterday! It … Continue reading

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Lockerbie Anniversary always a sad time for me and many others.

Every year this Anniversary is a very hard time for me as I was heavily involved in the Lockerbie Disaster on 21 December 1988. Most years now there is an act of terrorism that reminds me of the horror of … Continue reading

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