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Brandy got me going

Brandy got me going


by Merry-walker » Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:01 pm

Route description: Loch Brandy, Glen Clova

Date walked: 26/02/2011

Time taken: 2.25 hours

Distance: 5.5 km

Ascent: 410m

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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby davetherave » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:25 pm

Hi mw

Been up there twice now, never had any views of any kind yet. Must get back up there sometime in the near future.

If i remember correctly we were up there on Jan 2nd 2010. Wilson was looking like a giant snow ball by the time we got back, all that soft white stuff had gathered in big clumps around his bellie and legs.

We did get him defrosted in front of the fire back at the bar at Glen Clova. I do remember the soup,pudding and the 2 pints of real ale went down a treat.

Ps.. did all the other walkers get a fleg or a pleasant surprise when the jacket and top came off.? :lol:
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:23 am

davetherave wrote:Hi mw

Been up there twice now, never had any views of any kind yet. Must get back up there sometime in the near future.

If i remember correctly we were up there on Jan 2nd 2010. Wilson was looking like a giant snow ball by the time we got back, all that soft white stuff had gathered in big clumps around his bellie and legs.

We did get him defrosted in front of the fire back at the bar at Glen Clova. I do remember the soup,pudding and the 2 pints of real ale went down a treat.

Ps.. did all the other walkers get a fleg or a pleasant surprise when the jacket and top came off.? :lol:



Thanks Dave

I saw the photies of Wilson... Still cute even with his snow balls :D

I was very careful when de-clothing. Found a huge rock just to be sure... Mind you, I may have been spotted and pictured in the Dundee Courier "The Clova Yeti: Does it exist?" :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:27 am

2dalmatians wrote:Great report MW - not sure what Salbutamol is but send me some in the post please?!! Lol Mez looking her majestic self as usual too. What's the deal with the "Snub". The pic you posted didn't look tooo bad considering some of the walks you have done? Am I missing something?


Salbutamol is for asthmatics, it opens up the air ways.

The Snub looks scarier up close, but I'm just a scaredy cat :lol:
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:28 am

ChrisW wrote:Great report MW and some beautiful photo's though I did expect to see you swiggin from a bottle of brandy at the start :lol:


saved that for the evening 8)
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby potace » Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:10 pm

Nice pics & report from Forfar & District Hillwalking Club's new Press Secretary!
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Mar 01, 2011 4:33 pm

potace wrote:Nice pics & report from Forfar & District Hillwalking Club's new Press Secretary!


Thankyou Potace. Did you see how red my face went? Couldv'e fried an egg on me. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby smirnie71 » Tue Mar 01, 2011 4:40 pm

Fab report and I'm so with you on the Salbutamol!
Been trying to shift a bad chest on and off now since November and finally went to the Doc today to demand drugs! :shh:
Hope this see's you back on the road to full recovery.
We're up in bonnie scotland this weekend and if I'm not fit enough to walk I think I'm going to have a small tantrum! :lol: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:36 pm

Cheers Smirnie

there's been so many bugs lurking about and some of them have been taking forever to shift. I suppose it doesn't help working on a ward full of sick people either :lol:

Hope you have a lovely weekend, where are you hoping to go walking, if you don't mind me asking? :)
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby kevsbald » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:57 pm

Lovely report, MW. Sounds like it was a perfect shot that you needed.
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:20 pm

kevsbald wrote:Lovely report, MW. Sounds like it was a perfect shot that you needed.



it was Kev (thanks for your kind comment) exactly what the doc ordered :D

Went out again on the Sunday, up Clova again, to practise walking off path and in a hurricane.... twas such a buzz!!!!! So itching for the weekend :lol:

SUNDAY pics here
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby rocket-ron » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:24 pm

Great wee report merry walker
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby Merry-walker » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:32 pm

thanks Rocket, it sure was

Up to another Loch this coming Saturday :wink:
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Re: Brandy got me going

Postby smirnie71 » Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:19 pm

Merry-walker wrote:Hope you have a lovely weekend, where are you hoping to go walking, if you don't mind me asking? :)


either somewhere near Edinburgh or up in the Ochils depending on how weekend plans pan out - I'm hoping for the latter, at least I'll have a map!
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