Month: June 2004

This is easy

Somewhere in Italy, we descended from the third in a series of cable cars at about 3500 metres. We put on our glacier gear and tentatively headed into the furrow in the snow which led off to the other peaks. We had not trained on snow, so had no idea what it would be like. …

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Pig Iron

It is faintly ridiculous that in my bag I am carrying a number of lumps of iron across the Atlantic. In many other bags on the plane sit many other chunks of iron. Transformers, we call them in England, and not the ‘Robots In Disguise’. I think the septics call them inverters. My laptop, phones …

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