Category Archives: Views Political?

A few thoughts on a difficult day.

Today I will go today ┬áto a funeral of a good pal John Coull who died of Cancer last week. It’s to be a celebration of John’s life and there are many pals coming from all over the UK to … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the Election night

My view on Election night, it was a very interesting night I thought the SNP would lose maybe 10 seats and the Torys and Labour would gain but what happend was incredible To me it was good to see Labour … Continue reading

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Home after a great trip from Oxford to John O Groats # RideforReuben

Well the great adventure is over and the cycle to John O Groats is ended. It was some trip 8 days on the road and nearly 800 miles cycled. It was to me so ┬áscary to watch at times as … Continue reading

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Race Track or Tourist Magnet ? The North Coast 500. Any thoughts?

I write this as I head South to assist Yvette with her #RideforReuben bike ride from Oxford to John O’ Groats. We will be following B class roads and taking hopefully a sedate route and a hard 750 miles journey … Continue reading

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My thoughts are with Manchester.

Tragic news last night of the terrible incident in Manchester my thoughts are with all involved, we live in tragic times. What a mess this world is in, despite all the technology and knowledge how little we learn and how … Continue reading

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Glendessary – Sgurr Cos na Breachd – laoigh ( peak of the cave or bonny calf) and unpronounceable name.

These early starts It was up at 0500 away at 0630 and it was raining when I left to pick up Derrick the birthday boy 75 yesterday in Forres and then on to Dunphail to pick up Babs. The rain … Continue reading

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A lovely day up to the Anson Crash in Assynt with the Commonwealth War Graves Commision.

I was in Assynt after coming up overnight and staying at the Naismith Hut at Elphin. The drive up was stunning and in the morning I was awakened by deer at the door and another stunning day in the North … Continue reading

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