Well it was indeed a long year of many trips and holidays.
Teresa Downing, Ken Daly, Roger Thetford, Rob Lee, Wilson Poon and Jon Musgrave followed later.
a den on iniquity
In February we went skiing to St.Johann.
One windy weekend, James took on the Seven Hills…
But there were some nice cakes for J&J to trough
Some bouldering happened.
And then, the British Orienteering Championships, and the Champions were James, Freddie and Alex.
Scout Camp at Sluggan Bridge, which is near, um… well not near anywhere really
and back in time for a hot day in
Before yet another holiday in Slovenia, probably the best small country in the world.
With a very silly castle in a cave.
and those Hampshire-Wrights
This was as close as we got to the Olympics. 48 years too late, but there you go…
Some Alps had to be climbed in Austria.
Though this one was for the birds.
Our German wasn’t too good, but some signage was clear
On the way to a stunning location for an Orienteering race: Euromeeting at Maria Waldrast
- Assembly area for euromeeting
Graeme’s last effort to run with the big boys. Until next time :).
All year James was training up a school orienteering team from Heriots in the hope of being Scottish School’s Champions. Which they were. And first team in the trial for the World Schools in Portugal next year. Which they weren’t after a narrow second place.
But James had a great run and crept in as an individual runner.
And his pals made a super video.
It has been a very up and down year.