Monthly Archives: June 2009

Walk For Scotland!

Posted on 14 June, 2009

Well, we did it! We completed the ‘Walk for Scotland’ event on Sunday 7th June 2009!
Me and my daughter, Chloë took part in the 12 mile walk around Edinburgh and raised £222 for Ayrshire Cancer Support. Chloë is only 13 years old. My OH, Gavin also came along on the walk with us to give us some much needed moral support! We managed to complete the 12 miles in 2hrs 56mins. My blisters had blisters by the end of it, but it was a fantastic experience and will definitely be doing it again next year!

Forth Bridge Abseil!

Posted on 14 June, 2009

Well folks I actually did it! On Sunday 19th April 2009, I abseiled off the Forth Bridge! I had a fantastic time and I raised £170 for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland too! The scariest part was climbing over the railing. Had two guys helping me, and was still struggling to get that second leg over! It just seemed to be stuck to the chair for a few seconds and didn’t want to climb over with the rest of me! Took me two minutes to complete the 165ft abseil. Thought I went quite quickly until I watched the video, and some guy wizzes right past me! My excuse – I was enjoying the view! Apparently you can complete the abseil in seven seconds! Maybe next time!