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Cows and cack

We’ve never been good with cows in our family. I blame my mother and one long-ago sunny, childhood day (I seem to recall a button-under-the-chin swimming cap and a salmon pink, ruched and waffled swimsuit were still the order of the day. 2,001 more words


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD can you help highlight this tragic medical illness. The 22 Aug is a big day!

Many will know my thoughts on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and how it affected myself and many of my RAF Mountain Rescue Team and our civilian teams after Lockerbie in 1988 . 1,485 more words


Sad news after Fisherfield Call -out. My thoughts are with the family and friends in Dundonnell MRT.

On my Blog a few days ago (14 August 2016 )I mentioned a difficult call -out in the far North West of Scotland involving Dundonnell and Torridon Mountain Rescue Teams. 276 more words

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One incredible day on Garbh Bheinn in a heatwave to Ardgour visiting Alan Grouts (RIP) Memorial.

It had been my plan for many years to visit Ardgour and visit the memorial to a young RAF Kinloss Team member Alan Grout who was killed whilst rock climbing on these cliffs. 1,333 more words


Lucky to be feeling the pain: Ben Lui and Beinn a'Cheibh #60 and 61

Having watched some of my mates from Finding Your Feet cycle around Arran the day before, a combination of guilt and a compulsion to add to my tally saw me head toward Tyndrum in search of Ben Lui and its pal. 518 more words

Garbh Bheinn Ardgour - a visit 60 years on from the death of Alan Grout RIP a RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team member.

As a Mountain Rescue Team Leader the worst thing that could happen is a Team member being badly injured or killed. I will admit it worried me a lot during my years as Team Leader and as a Party Leader. 363 more words

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Great result in remote Fisherfield by Dundonnell and Torridon Mountain Rescue Teams.

Mick Holmes Dundonnell Mountain Rescue posted this on Facebook.

It is short and to the point and hardly anyone will be aware of this in poor weather and the wildness of the area. 398 more words

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