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“We did it!”

  We watched the weather forecast avidly for about 4 days, and decided that there was little difference between any of the days, and so decided the challenge would start on Tuesday 19th July. The team met for a cooked breakfast at 9.30 - it was a lovely morning  and our team was made up of the two of us, Malcolm & Jim - who did the driving, yes we needed two vans, and David and between...

Bog walk

Grace and I decided for our final serious training before the big day we would do the Campsie Fells - the whole ridge, all 15 miles of it. This has been on Grace's bucket list for years, and finally she had someone mad enough to agree to do it with her. We met at the Glengoyne distillery at 7.30am (I'm so looking forward to NOT having to get up at 6.00 on Saturday mornings!) parked one car there...

More training

After a month of not being to get to the hills for one reason or another (torrential rain, conferences, injuries, ill-health, other commitments - to name but some of the reasons), Grace & I finally ignored the depression of another wet Saturday in the west of Scotland, and got back into training. We spent Saturday afternoon on the Campsie Fells. Grace being Grace, we couldn't possibly go up...

Three Peaks Challenge

In December last year I went to the Aiming 4 Excellence Conference with Grace Penney from Interserve. In one of our conversations, we discussed what a good thing it would be to do a Three Peaks Challenge, as a fundraiser for The Well. But really it was just a conversation . . . In February of this year I met up with Grace again, and the subject of the Three Peaks came up. As we talked about it,...
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