Posts from October 2017

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Athletics in Inverness

by Catherine Harvey

In July, we travelled to Inverness for the annual athletics day at the Queens Park Athletics Stadium. It was great to see old friends from other centres and colleges, and everybody showed good sportsmanship. We came home with lots of medals, too! The KC team did very well at the standing long jump and the […]

Calum’s seal trip in Plockton

by Catherine Harvey

At the beginning of June, we took a trip to Plockton for an afternoon on Calum’s boat. It was a lovely sunny afternoon, and we saw lots of seals. Calum even let everybody have a turn steering the boat!

Beach Clean

by Catherine Harvey

In May, we took part in a ‘Surfers Against Sewage’ beach clean in Balmacara with Gill Houlsby. We did a beach clean with Gill last October, too, so we knew what to look out for, and why it is so important to do our bit to protect the environment. The first time, we filled up […]

Mocktail Party

by Catherine Harvey

In February, Kyleakin Connections hosted our first ever ‘Mocktail Party’, as part of our UHI college course with Gill Houlsby. The attendees planned the event, sent out invites, and practised mocktail recipes to get ready for the big day. Skills such as welcoming guests and serving drinks were very important too. The second part of […]

Our trip to Ullapool

by Catherine Harvey

At the end of August 2016, we took a day trip to Ullapool. We had a brilliant time – we got very close to some beautiful local wildlife on our boat trip, and had a chance to watch the CalMac ferry coming and going.

Our trip to Grantown-on-Spey

by Catherine Harvey

In mid-July (2016) the KC gang took a three-day trip to Grantown-on-Spey for some outdoor fun. We stayed at a Craggan Outdoors lodge, and took part in lots of activities, such as mini Highland games, team building tasks, football golf and even laser tag. Everyone had a brilliant time – we were all tired out […]