Last week we took a few days out and had an adventure in the new Defender. We interviewed Stephen Venables, we explored the Highlands, Michael blinded me with deet, and I did my very first multi-pitch lead. Headgame strong(er). Lake District video coming soon! If you like adventure, climbing, the outdoors, veganism – you might […]
There’s a lot of reasons I’m angry, annoyed, frustrated, during any given day.
And, usually, the reason is because my ankle/ foot/ leg just isn’t doing what it’s meant to do.
I wrote about how it felt to be the subject of a life drawing class. How sitting, standing, laying, naked made me feel liberated because the people drawing me were just putting lines together, accents of paint together, to resemble what I look like to the outside world.
It ended up being so, so, magical as we finished the climb literally in the clouds. I ended up forgoing the rope for the last pitch as it was a scramble and we then decided that after topping out we just had to hike those extra five minutes to the summit stones.
We finally made it outside in the scorching heat and I felt at home.
One of the reasons I love photography is that snapshot of a moment. But the reason I love video (more?) is that it so easily captures that exact memory that would have otherwise been warped as layer upon layer of new experience comes at you.
Less with a bang.
More with a soft, rediscovery of a platform I’m wanting to explore in a different way than before.