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

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)