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Hello there and welcome to my blog. I am The HopScot, a proud Scot who likes to hop everywhere, and surprisingly not just for fun. The main reason is that one of my legs decided it wanted independence from the rest of my body.
So, with it’s title based on a nickname given to me by some sympathetic friends, this is a place where I will share some of my stories, insights, experiences and ever sought after wisdom.

Check out Who is The HopScot? if you would like to know more about who I am or jump over to The Blog to get stuck in.

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Latest Posts

18: Sun, Sea and Surgery

It was midsummer in the year 2012, with the hot sun scorching the cracked paving stones of Glasgow when I showed up to hospital in innocence, expecting to undergo a simple keyhole procedure to help with the troublesome infection which had been plaguing me for many moons…

Hobbies of an Amputee: The Stage and The Stump

The inspiration behind writing this post does not come from wanting anybody to feel sorry for me, or to receive any compliments. It’s about trying to give an indication of the choices that people in my situation need to make when it comes to pursuing the things they enjoy…

Some Good News.

2021 was dominated by the stress of being apart from my wife for 14 months. So, with that in mind, it is an absolute pleasure to be able to kick off the new year on this blog by sharing some extremely good news…


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