When questioned as to just why he wanted to climb Mt Everest The British mountaineer George Mallory famously responded – “Because it’s there”.
It’s such a brilliant and bald statement that encapsulates why we human beings daily strive to complete essentially pointless feats of endurance. Continue reading →
Beyond exhausted, the shock finally set in. Shaking and tearful, I refused to get out of the car – so that’s where we stayed, listening to the rain and waiting for dawn.
Continued from the previous post…. Continue reading →
In looking for a new challenge we often gravitate towards our hobbies or interests to give us inspiration. But not always…..
As a ‘less than occasional cyclist’ Kim Haddaway decided to jump in at the deep end by joining a charity cycle expedition from London to Paris. Now all she needed to do was to buy a bike.
In her own words, this is Kim’s account of her adventure. Continue reading →