Fancy seeing Adam Stachura dangling on a rope?

Scottish Director of Campaigns works very hard. He has had a referendum and a European election to deal with this year so he’s been putting in many hours. You can tell how much of a slog it’s been for him by what he chooses to do on one of his rare days off.

On Sunday, Adam and his partner Gemma will be abseiling down the 165 feet of the Forth Rail Bridge to raise money for the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  I never knew he had a head for heights. He doesn’t need to have on the golf course where he normally spends his free time.  This You Tube video quite accurately conveys the height and the wind and the conditions Adam and Gamma will face. I’m not embedding it because it gave me Vertigo, but it’s worth a watch. Just as an aside, the white building across the road is the Hawes Inn in South Queensferry where I had my wedding reception. 

He’s a popular figure in the Conference Bar, where he is well known for being able to sniff out a bottle of Sambuca at 50 pacesm  so I thought you might like the chance to donate to his and Gemma’s  JustGiving page. It’s worth reading some of the comments made by his colleagues who have sponsored them. I’m not sure that  leaping like a salmon is quite the right analogy.

As Adam says:

It’s a great cause and we hope you can offer up a few quid to support it and for the image of us dangling underneath the bridge in the cold (and probably wet). Worth every penny!

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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