Monthly Archives: September 2005

Lonely in a crowd

Having a lonely-in-a-crowd day today. Feeling very far from someone close, but all that should be better soon. It is funny how life seems to mock you sometimes. Not everything and everyone are what they seem. Luckily there are strong … Continue reading

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Paddy and Mhairis’ visit

Great synopsis of Paddy and Mhairi’s visit including some Willyabrup photos on Paddy’s blog here and Mhairi’s blog here

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Willyabrup

Spent a great day at Willyabrup crag – climbing superb granitic gneiss perched above the pounding of Indian Ocean swell, with Paddy and Mhairi. Lovely climbing – highlight being the classic "Totally Awesome" Grade 19. Then went to Wino’s, my … Continue reading

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Tour guide

So I spent yesterday showing Paddy and his girlfriend and travelling partner – the lovely Mhairi, around Perth et environs. Quickly persuaded them that Perth city centre is NOT what Perth is all about, so we took in Freo, the … Continue reading

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Life begins at Thirty

I passed the Primary. Now, I get my life back… will have to remember what it is I like to do with myself! An overwhelming relief. I never expected it to dominate my life so completely for so long, and … Continue reading

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Yosemite two years ago…to remind and inspire me

So, the trip is winding down…only three climbing days left, before I head to Vancouver for the hitching of Becs and Conor…may get some climbing done after that too, but BC is having some problems with climbing restrictions due to … Continue reading

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Family!

Looking forward to catching up with the Melbourne Cardwells next weekend. Also just got word from Eimear that she is going to try and visit in late November too. Family is great! I miss my big sis loads (and my … Continue reading

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