“I hate my job” – and other lies

We have all heard versions of the above quote. Followed by a resigned sigh. And then acknowledgement from whoever is listening. We have probably said it more than once ourselves! The truth is that there are always things we have to do that might be less enjoyable in themselves. And here is the point. WhyContinue reading ““I hate my job” – and other lies”

Friends

With friends now gone I first looked into the deep blue sea. From the relative safety of the Frontal we traced the lines of the Horror Crack, Zig-zags Into Infinity Base and where Jeremy and Jeremy had played in the sky. The stained glass windows of a cathedral are meant to be experienced from insideContinue reading “Friends”

What are you measuring?

Whereas the tape measure is the most basic there are many other measurables at our disposal. My sports watch measures Heart Rate, Heart Rate Variability, how fast I ran, how far I ran, how many steps I took, how well I slept, how much stress I experienced, how well I am recovered, what I wasContinue reading “What are you measuring?”

Surfing the Line

Maybe a better description would be “balancing the line” or something similar. I want to convey the feeling of dynamic movement, of back and forth, zig-zagging, carving back sharply then more smoothly. Adjusting course. But rather than dropping down one side of the wave as in surfing I want to describe riding the sharp crestContinue reading “Surfing the Line”

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My preconceptions were the wall. I had done this before. I had felt the holds. I remember the awkward move even from years ago. I knew I wanted to do it. To do the tick. I knew the consequences of pushing on and backing off. Backing off meant quite a lot when it was meaningContinue reading “Add a title of your choosing”