Monthly Archives: August 2008

Haiku after a difficult night

  Sickness Among unwashed hordes Lurks disease and pending death – Traps to find us out   Diaphoresis Fear and icterus Sanguine in mind but just that. Exsanguinating   First do no harm This is true torture Must we be cruel … Continue reading

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State change 俳句

The sublime mind boils with ideas which, not written, soon evaporate   

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pic of the week

Convict building from the mid 1800s at the Coalmine historic site on the Tasman Peninsula – many an Irishman lived and died here in horrendous conditions. Pic taken handheld with Canon EOS 40D, f22 for 1/10 sec. Polarising filter. IS … Continue reading

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Few more pics

Couple more Cradle pics added to the album. Which boatshed shot do you like better? I am not sure!

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Cradle Mountain pics and pic of the week

Some photos from last weekend on Cradle Mountain in the album to the right…

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K2 has the last word

Ger McDonnell, the first Irishman to climb K2, has died along with 8-10 others, on the descent…as is often said, reaching the summit is only half way. Very sad news. Some sketchy details are available by clicking here.

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Climbing wall

Finally finished my woodie bouldering wall this week – it has a 40 degree overhang measuring 2.7 x 2.5m, and a variable angle panel from 5 degrees to 40 degrees measuring 2.5 x 1.3m, plus roof holds heading out across … Continue reading

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