Posts Tagged: Highland

Holy Spokes, I’m a (trike) pilot!

. WThe very first thing I did on my very first day back to work this year was gain a qualification. After a couple of hours’ training in the rain I am now proudly a qualified pilot for Inverness based cycle charity Spokes for Folks. My first outing with real, live passengers is on Friday… Read more »

Highland Heroes. Where does the goodness come from?

The question I was asked most often last Thursday night was ‘How did you do that without crying?’ And my answer was that it was my job to hold it together. And just because I wasn’t crying on the outside, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t moved. My job is – on occasions – an acting… Read more »

Inverness. Time to stop talking and start acting.

The Inverness Courier organised a public meeting last week to help progress their agenda to Reinvent the City Centre. If you’ve seen a copy of The Inverness Courier in recent months (and you may very well be holding one as you read this) you can’t have failed to notice the campaign. Each issue carries fresh… Read more »

Businesses doing their bit for charity

I was at a business networking event recently where the speaker was from a charity. I sat back expecting to hear about the vital work that the charity do – and I did hear that. I then expected to hear about the struggles the charity faces to provide its much needed services in the face… Read more »

Bridging the generation gap

Bridging the generation gap Every now and again I’ll see a photo on Facebook that will stop me as I’m scrolling. One of those moments came last week. The image was of an elderly lady chatting to three wee boys, who were clearly delighted and enthralled by her stories. There are smiles of delight all… Read more »