Monthly Archives: January 2008

Wildside

Was a touch disappointing for me. Gill finished, but I missed three stages including the best ones, because I sprained my ankle on stage 3 and couldn’t clip in or out of my pedals, so missed a day and a half … Continue reading

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Too much work, but SOME play!

In between the ridiculous amounts of work I seem to have been doing in the new year, Gill and I have squeezed in a bivouac at Lost World crag on Mount Wellington, and a few days at Lake Pedder kayaking, … Continue reading

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Flags are a bit less emotive in Oz, but still,

Imagine my disgust when I discovered this monstrosity sitting in our driveway! I had to drape a Tricolour over it – it reminded me too much of the tatty old Union Jack rags that the local Orange Brethren festooned outside … Continue reading

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The Ben

Just been up to Ben Lomond with Gill and Marls and Serena. Climbed some stunning hard routes – Barbi Di Vendetta 17 (E2 5c) [aha! Just read that this has been upgraded to 18 – explains a lot] and the Alpine expedition … Continue reading

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