A blog from an ordinary bloke (mid thirties, married with kid, living near Manchester), for the ordinary folks, sat at the ordinary 9-5 desk, who would rather be somewhere else, heart pumping, limbs straining, taking on the elements, feeling alive. It's not about being great at what you do – although others inspire you to dream. It's about getting out there whenever you can, handicaps and all, pushing, challenging and battling until that rat is sated, and you can go for a pint.
On Saturday night I’ll be eagerly heading to the Stockport Plaza for the UK leg of the Banff Mountain Film Festival. There will be a pint or two beforehand, during and probably afterwards, and then a curry with my climbing … Continue reading →