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Sunday, May 21, 2006

 

Climber carried piano but not tune

`It was a discovery that flabbergasted conservationists cleaning Britain’s highest mountain last weekend. There, beneath a pile of stones on the plateau that caps Ben Nevis, was a piano.

Speculation began as to how it had arrived on such a blustery clime: perhaps it was a prank by a team of students and a helicopter pilot, perhaps a tornado had dropped it there?

But an even more incredible truth has emerged. It was carried there by one man as part of a charity stunt 35 years ago.

“It must be mine,” said Kenneth Campbell, 64.’




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