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… Read more “Add a title of your choosing”
“Rise to the occasion” they say
A cure all, magic spell. A hope even. The problem with such a simple explanation is that it might just be too simple. And hope does not… Read more ““Rise to the occasion” they say”
That is what my program said. Does not seem so hard does it? I skipped over what came before or what after. The X3 rounds should have… Read more “10 Burpees”
Freedom – some thoughts
Freedom who carries the cost, who has the responsibility?
Tying Knots in the Devil’s Tail
Start at Jonkershoek gate, Bergrivier Nek, down Duiwel’skloof, finish at the Kylemore gate. 25 km on the map (slightly longer on the ground), 2000m ascent
Buller’s Kop (two people’s thoughts)
Last weekend I wanted to explore an area I did not know well. I wanted to check out Duiwel’s Kloof in the Banhoek Valley and also there… Read more “Buller’s Kop (two people’s thoughts)”
Wetting Out / Drying Out
I got caught in a downpour this week. I was prepared and wearing my Rab Polartec Alpha synthetic fill puffy jacket. I was not exposed for long… Read more “Wetting Out / Drying Out”
I am writing this for you, but probably for me. I could claim that I knew you back then. That I saw you in Stuttgart. But that… Read more “Dear Katie”
“listening is the light of the universe” somebody said.
Lifting certain objects out of the darkness. Out of the noise, into existence. I imagine my light sweeping through zig-zags. Dawn. Environment streams in, jostling. At first… Read more ““listening is the light of the universe” somebody said.”
The exact number escapes me. Some clever people claim that 95% of communication is non verbal. A look (even if it is masked now) A gesture A… Read more “talk”