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PRICELESS OLD JUNK FROM THE MOUNTAINS: MICK TIGHE INTERVIEW

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 23 May 2013 IN A STONE-BUILT barn beside his house near Fort William, Royal Marine turned mountain guide Mick Tighe is showing me around his vast collection of mountaineering memorabilia. “Old junk,” the no-nonsense 63-year-old calls it in his clipped Derbyshire accent but, really, it’s anything but. Stacks of neatly labelled […]

FOUR SEASONS: CASHING IN ON EVEREST AT 60

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 4 May 2013 SEX sells – and so, it seems, do round-number anniversaries. This month, to mark the 60th anniversary of Hillary and Tenzing’s historic first ascent of Everest on 29 May 1953, there will be celebrations all over the world, and so much money will change hands that you’ll be […]

RESURRECTING MALLORY

Published: The Scotsman, 3 January 2013 YOU don’t hear of many plays about explorers. The dramatic stories of people like Scott, Shackleton, Livingstone and Stanley have inspired countless books and stacks of films, but they rarely turn up at your local theatre, reimagined for Generation Xbox by a hip young playwright. Partly, this is to […]