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Weddings and water

‘Customers!’ The simple, heartfelt greeting from one very excited bar man, as the first of our friends to check in to the Trout Hotel for our Big Day, strode into his bar. 1,973 more words


Thunder and Lightening is very, very frightening. A wild day in Skye.

This morning I was awakend by a wild thunder and lightening storm at 0500, thank goodness I was in my bed and not on the hill, where you are at your most vunerable. 1,219 more words


Summer for a day at least today? Make sure your protected? RAF Desert Rescue Masirah remembered.

In 1973 -1974 I was stationed in the Persian Gulf at RAF Masirah it was a busy 9 months where I worked in the huge ration store. 699 more words

Mountain Rescue


When it comes to stag dos, the under-25s are swearing off the alcohol in favour of ‘dry’ activities such as climbing, coasteering or generally risking life and limb over their livers. 530 more words


Five rescued from Finnich Glen

Five people had to be rescued from a gorge near Loch Lomond yesterday after being trapped because of wet weather.

Lomond Mountain Rescue Team were called out at 1.23pm to the Devil’s Pulpit (Finnich Glen) after receiving an emergency call from Police Scotland. 101 more words


A few days in the past with the Milton Mountaineers - Memories of incredible hill days with special people.

Many who love the mountains and wild places cannot believe that what we have seen  enjoy should never be taken for granted.

The Milton Mountaineers is a charity group of blind and partially sighted hill walkers and sighted friends/relations who meet in different parts of the UK to climb hills or mountains in the area. 332 more words


Jura tips?

Tip one

Never rush on an Island and add an extra days if you can. It will be worth it. Take time to stand and stare. 803 more words