Monthly Archives: November 2005

The Rottnest study breathes again?

So for a while there it looked like our Rottnest Swim study had been stymied – the Ethics committee didn’t meet this month, and so the study wasn’t considered, even though we had been assured it would be fast-tracked through … Continue reading

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West Cape Howe

New photos from WCH opposite. Fab weekend there and in the Stirlings. Did Vulture Street 17, one of the best E1’s anywhere ever, and Carousel 15 among others, then a route called Manicure on Talyuberlup in the Stirlings, a tottering pile of … Continue reading

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Summer is here

With a vengeance – 34 degrees today! Had a "goodbye" bike ride this morning for Graeme, who is heading to Timaru (?sp.) in the land of the long white cloud tomorrow. Unfortunately, since he spent a day last week on … Continue reading

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Celine and Jim

A few photos opposite from the Celine and Jim’s visit. It was lovely to see them! If only I could have persuaded you two to come out, Mum and Dad!!! Also some from Halloween Party last week…

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The tyranny of distance

I am finding it more and more difficult each day to not get the next flight home. It is not that I am not happy – in fact I am! It is just that I feel in limbo – stretched … Continue reading

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Cool Misty Mournes pics…can you tell I can’t wait to get home?

The left hand one is an E5 on Binnian North Tor, the right is a second ascent, I think, of Eddie Cooper’s E6 on Lower Cove, "Pressure Point" E6 6c

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Varnishing Wisdom

A direct quote from a book I am reading on making strip-plank kayaks (hilarious – a whole new meaning to watching paint dry…) – "There are some parallels between varnishing and human relationships that are worth noting. Both begin with the definition … Continue reading

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