“Going once, going twice … Sold, for fifty pounds!” “Shit.” I collected the medley of rust with two wheels that called itself a bike and thought, “What the hell have I just bought?” Auctions suck you in. One minute you have all your faculties and no intention of spending more than £20 on something you … More What The Hell Have I Just Bought?
“And you’re happy with that?” asked the walker, looking sceptically at my anchor – an ice axe buried in snow. “I was until you said that,” I thought, too tired to speak having hacked a hole in névé with the consistency of set concrete, as I now tentatively shouted “Safe!” down to my second, Nick. … More Leading the Way
Scaling mountains can be viewed as a basic chasing of chemical rushes; adrenaline, endorphins and dopamine all giving that pleasurable sensation that we as humans love and ultimately life for. Climbing is also a sport of higher pleasures and has produced a wealth of outstanding literature about endeavours made in pursuit of that hit. At … More Good Fun Versus A Good Story – The Types Of Fun