Category Archives: Views Political?

Remembrance at Burghead Beach a unique dedication to those who gave so much.

What a stunning morning yesterday and it started with the folk from my small village writing the names of 52 who died in the sand as daylight broke . I was out early and caught young Lachie a neighbour on … Continue reading

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Burghead remembers !

On Remembrance day , from 8-00 am, Sunday Nov 11th, the names of the 52 Burghead men who lost their lives in the First World War will be written in the sand off the Slappy in Burghead. These names will … Continue reading

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Looking back to Syracuse Lockerbie and the future.

This time last week I was being taken to hospital in America and diagnosed with acute bronchitis that could have turned into pneumonia. I was mlooked after and got some penicillin and steroids allowing me to make the journey home. … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget 7 December 1982 – USA F111 Crash Isle of Skye. Thank

Ten 10 days ago I was at Arlington Cemetery in the USA and that is where we started our journey to Cycle to Syracuse in memory of the Lockerbie victims involved in the tragic events in 1988. The Cemetery is … Continue reading

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A wee chat to my local ladies of the Woman’s Guild in Burghead, memories of my Mum.

  I am still chasing jet lag with my return from the USA, Yesterday was so busy catching up doing washing and up at 0400 time clock gone. Then it was get things done shopping make soup for my old … Continue reading

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Home at last from Cycle to Syracuse.

It’s been some journey but what a incredible thing to do and be part of at last I am home. I am as many know an used to tragedy and spend time with relatives over the years. I knew this … Continue reading

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Heading home – Memories of Lockerbie and the love tears and friendships made.

Today we start the long journey home. I had to go to hospital and get checked out for acute bronchitis the other day. I am worn out exhausted physically and mentally and now medically “pilled” up for a busy day. … Continue reading

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