Monthly archive for July2009

The Other Side

Whilst I may only report on the days at which I’m out on the rocks doing what I enjoy, there is another side which is simmering away underneath. As you may know, I filmed a whole load of Ty’s ascents when we were in Fontainebleau…

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Photo plop

I just found this photo of Dolphins Cry, and apart from the “interesting” photo shop work and the obtrusive logo, it’s a cool picture. It certainly gives an idea of what you’re missing out on…I hope you’ve not booked your next holiday yet… ps. I’m…

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Cheating

It’s official. I really do love route climbing. Or so I think… listen to this as you read, for no other reason than I just wanted to try out this mp3 player plugin and this track was the last one I listened to! All relationships…

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Finding Flow

James and Emily’s time was up, so they headed back to England for a fleeting visit before heading to Mallorca. As one party left another arrived and this time it was Paul and Nat who were getting in their first sampling of Austrian climbing whilst…

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Non Stop

Lots of climbing has occurred since the last update so I’ll try to keep it brief but interesting. After my first day in Saussois I was psyched to head back down and try to do Bidule and a mild 34°C wasn’t going to stop me….

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INTERNET! YEAH!

This is just a short post to express my ultimate excitement about finally having the internet back in my life. It feels so good… like getting in touch with a beautiful girl you haven’t seen in too long… ok, enough blabbing. I’ll update with a…

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Chimp Time

After a rest day spent travelling from Derby to Fontainebleau, I felt like it was time to get back in action. Whilst the climbing in the forest is always good, even in summer, the things I want to do are too hard for me to…

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Anything can happen, and it usually does

I won’t lie. I had high hopes for this year’s BBC competition. I felt like I was in pretty good shape, perhaps not the best of my life, but certainly good enough shape to give the others a run for their money. My PMA was…

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Maisonwork

I’m currently residing at Maisonbleau as Neil and family have gone on a long overdue and deserved holiday. I’ve stayed here for long periods and I know how things go down , but when it comes to actually being the responsible one it all looks…

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Rock time

After so many days in Tivoli, it was time to get to the rocks and thanks to a last minute call from Jorg I was able to get in a few hours at Magic Wood. I’m not a big fan of magic wood, perhaps because…

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