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Old 09 April 2005, 13:23   #1
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Why I have Been Quiet!

Some older (longer serving) members of RibNet may remember the name Keith Hart (him with the brackets), however I've been a bit quiet on these forums for the past 12 months due to a MAJOR project.

As the planning stage of the project is now complete and I am about to move into the execution phase I can now let you know what is happening.

My wife (the real boss) and I have sold our house in Birmingham and are moving up to our house in the Northern Scottish Highlands (see previous posts about having the sea in the front of your house and 'The Great Orkney SIB Expedition 2003' etc.) and starting up a new business - 'Photo 4x4'.

I am combining all my interests (and some of my skills) into a business all based in the Highlands. Best of all I will be living permanently by the sea with a slipway at the bottom of my garden (see attached photograph) and my SIB will be awaiting my every command in the garage. My military monster truck (see photograph) will be on the drive and 'er indoors will be making home-made soup to take out on my expeditions.

You can check out full details of Photo 4x4 on our website www.photo4x4.co.uk .

My change of lifestyle away from murder and mayhem in Birmingham (quite lterally of course) is the fault of Brian Elliott and Mike and Di Garside who whisked me away on a 'Round Britain by RIB' expedition which culminated in a trip across The Pentland Firth in my SIB. John Kennett was also to blame here.

Thanks guys.

So folks if you ever want to go ribbing in some very exciting seas and want a guide just let me know that you are on your way...

Keith (I've found a new supply of brackets) Hart
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Old 09 April 2005, 13:37   #2
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Great 101 - best of luck with it all - what a lovely place to live!!!
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Old 09 April 2005, 14:20   #3
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A big, new commitment, Kieth. I hope it's a success for you.

I see you've already got a saltire on the front of your 101...a good start.
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Old 09 April 2005, 14:42   #4
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Keith, best wishes with the new adventure a stunning part of the world.

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Old 09 April 2005, 16:32   #5
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Big congratulations and wishing you good luck with your new life. Having looked at your website, you certainly seem to have thought of everything and if we make it up to Scotland one day we'll be sure to book a trip.
P.S. Hope you're planning some more expeditions!
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Old 09 April 2005, 16:50   #6
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Hi Keith
Nice to see you back - your brackets have been missed.
good luck with the venture-and good for you in "going for it" !
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Old 09 April 2005, 17:22   #7
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I see you've already got a saltire on the front of your 101...a good start.
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Good luck Keith Have you started to wear a Kilt!
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Hi Keith

Nice of you to drop in
Wish you all the success in your new venture
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Old 09 April 2005, 17:29   #9
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Great to hear your news, Keith.

The very best of luck in your new venture.
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VERY GOOD IDEA ... I hope it works for you ...The best of luck
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