Doing Scary Things

I recently did a few things I found scary, under two categories. Category 1 gets pictures. Category 1 of Scary Most people don't do the things in this first category of scary and random strangers walking by advise me to be careful. Now, let me tell you: these are not actually the scariest things. Jumping … Continue reading Doing Scary Things

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The Mechanics of Fear (and climbing gear)

I'm standing on about three centimetres of stone, pressed against the rock at about 18 metres from the ground, as Dave shouts up: "You have to turn around! Spin a few times - you know, like a ballerina!". Seems like I don't need to hitchhike to experience the thrill of the adventure. I am at … Continue reading The Mechanics of Fear (and climbing gear)