Monthly Archives: August 2017

Saturday 26th August 2017

Six of us met at the roundabout on a misty and damp morning (Ken, Pilot John, Irish John, Alistair, Toby and myself) plus Julian checking out his TT bike ready for tomorrow’s Black Isle Grand Prix. It was good to hear up to date news from Ken who was down in Glasgow during the week…
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Saturday 19th August 2017

Meeting at the Maryburgh roundabout were 11 intrepid souls full of optimism that the weather would be kind to us. The 11 were Donna, Mary, Irish John, Pilot John, Keith (Ironman), Neil, Ken, Innes, Jim, Alistair and myself. The plan for the day was to head up the Brahan and over to Meig dam stopping…
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The Glorious Twelfth

A good size group assembled at Maryburgh in dry conditions although clouds were lurking all around – physical and metaphorical. There was only one topic on everyone’s minds, shock and concern about the events of the past week and Clifford’s condition. I was able to relay news of the telephone conversation I had with him…
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Saturday 30th July 2017

There we were sitting around the table in Tomich Cafe. The days contingent consisted of The Old Master, John S, John Mc, Jim, Mary, Al and myself (the newbie, Steve). Whilst we tucked into the usual selection of sweet treats and an unusually high percentage of bacon rolls, Clifford raised the small matter of the…
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Saturday 22nd July 2017

A group of 7 met to enjoy the ongoing summer weather and what should have been a head wind up to Cannich and tail wind back ... of course it was a swirling head wind kind of a day. This however was not an issue and barely noticeable due to the even spread of experience…
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