I’ve never been one to like red-pointing. Indoors, one has to make sure one goes often enough before they change the routes (every 3 months), which can be hard unless you have a season pass there (and go 2-3 times a week). Outdoors, one has to keep going back to that crag which is alrightish…… Continue reading Redpointing
I hadn’t done a Level 1 class in a while and I was frantically doing last minute revision of the content and running through the steps that I would bring through the class. In the end, turns out that I got the flow and the content pretty well – it all came back after a…… Continue reading Teaching is a physical job
もう少しだけです。 I tell myself as the work piles in. Never ending stream of emails, of things to do, of people to talk to, of submissions to clear. Endless stream and constant doing that I forget what the doing is for. もう少しだけです。 I tell myself as I fall yet again on the last move, as I…… Continue reading もう少しだけです
I don’t really make it a point to redpoint things. In fact I find redpointing much more stressful than trying to Onsight. With OS, there’s no real expectations. But with RP, there’s every expectation. I couldn’t clip the last clip of the pink. My left arm just didn’t feel as if it could hold me…… Continue reading Redpoint
Last Sunday I went out for a walk with a 5kg weight in my bag, so as to train for Tasmania. That’s when I understood what the planners meant when they talked about the “human scale”. Even on a bicycle, often you’re travelling at >10km/h, but when you’re walking, and especially if you’re walking alone…… Continue reading Walks
Sometimes you wonder when this precious peace will last.