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Red Hot Love

The laundry room in our house, like most every other room, was cramped. The wallpaper was a boring tan, the floor was a dingy linoleum, and one solitary picture of me hung on the wall above the washer and dryer. 790 more words


Ten things they never told you about hillwalking

I m utterly and profoundly miserable as I descend the Lairig Ghru, heading for the Linn of Dee in the heart of the Cairngorms. Snow has been driven into my face for hours and my chest is coated in a centimetre of icy slush. 794 more words

Hill Walking

Chit Chat: Burns, Breakage & Holidays

Hey there..

I should put “disappearing without a word” in the skills section of my CV coz I’m bloody good at that! Apologies to anyone that cares. 693 more words

Bits & Bobs

Man killed in Stratford fire that destroyed his home

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP)– Police say a man is dead after a fire destroyed his Connecticut home over the weekend.

Stratford Fire Marshal Brian Lampart says James Boss was alone at the residence that caught fire Saturday evening. 105 more words


Burns and Recoveries - Part II

A&E to theatre operating in one week

Arriving in A&E and we were taken straight to a room where the waiting game started.  I’m not sure at what point Bill’s auto-pilot switched off and he took a deep breath but when he came back in from a cigarette said my sister was on her way down to keep us company.   879 more words

Bothy Tips number 1

You find yourself in a remote bothy.  Your only meal is in a tin can and you suddenly realise you have lost your tin opener.  Here I demonstrate my solution to the problem.

Hill Walking

Massive St. Louis warehouse fire burns on

ST. LOUIS, MO/November 18, 2017 (STL.News) A massive fire on the morning of November 15, 2017 took place in a warehouse within the Botanical Heights neighborhood, sparking fear that hazardous materials might have been released.  9 more words