Monthly archive for September2009

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Fontainebleau, as many of you know, holds a special place in my heart. It’s perhaps the one bouldering area in the world where I always feel good and sometimes it takes me by surprise. I remember my first trip to font many years ago with…

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Return to Rock

Ned and the Californian arrived a couple of days ago so they dragged me away from my computer and to the rocks. It was nice to be out again but I’ve really not been climbing very much recently, so it was with very little expectation…

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Beginnings

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Revelation

Some pretty funny guesses, and there was in fact a correct one. It turns out that not many of you read The Guardian as dobbin informed me that this was published in the weekend paper.  I thought Jasper’s guess was hilarious, although perhaps it should…

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Underestimation

I came accross these 10 points this morning and was shocked by the context in which I found them. It reminded that I should never underestimate anything or anyone. I present them here, and tomorrow I’ll post up who wrote them/where they’re from. Feel free…

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More Floor Footage

I’m now in full editing mode with the font film. It’s currently untitled, I have lots to do, less time to do it in, and I’m excited. This bit of footage won’t be making it into the film as I don’t think it’s worthy (which…

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Team Training, Personal Flailing

This was always going to be an interesting weekend as I was entering into a domain which I’ve had zero experience and also one which I held no expectations about. I went there knowing that I would give it everything I had as anything else…

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The Valley Floor

In between all the editing James and I have managed the odd trip to the rocks, discovering some of the limestone around Tirol. A couple of days ago we went to a crag called Nassereith, which is a small overhanging crag near Imst. Now, I’m…

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Mood Management

Mood Management I’ve written little of my recent climbing escapades because quite frankly I’ve had nothing worth writing about. As of 2 weeks ago, each day my progress, or should that be regress, have spiralled outof control. Every day that I go climbing I seem…

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Ice Cream Challenge

Time is somewhat short at the moment as I’m spending all of my time editing. We did go climbing the other day but to report on it would be to disgrace myself even further. However, I haven’t forgotten that every peak has two valleys… The…

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