/ XS - the actual article
I Thought it was a good read, and chimed with me.
Some contradictory ideas on rock memory - the Spanish presumably limestone has recorded human events
" Whatever happened, I’d like to think, is recorded in the rocks, like compressed data on a silica chip? "
whilst the Cloggy rhyolite "Do you think Cloggy gives a ‘falling f*ck’ if you are sexy or not?" appears to lack this ability.
"it has been over twenty years since we have climbed together. It may as well have been two minutes." This is what I have experienced sometimes and is really quite remarkable.
A very good article. I like JR!
It all got a bit 'wordy' ten paragraphs in - can anyone summarise?
> It all got a bit 'wordy' ten paragraphs in - can anyone summarise?
Yeah basically he is saying that he reckons Sophie Ellis-Bexter has a good chance of winning Strictly this year, but only if she sorts her flicks and kicks out.
If you read that article backwards, it exhorts you to worship Satan.
> Yeah basically he is saying that he reckons Sophie Ellis-Bexter has a good chance of winning Strictly this year, but only if she sorts her flicks and kicks out.
Yeah, when I stopped reading it seemed to be going in that direction. Sensible article.
Weird. I've heard if you play Black Sabbath records forwards, they're all about death and Satan, too.
French Catalunya - if they had remembered anything is probably the memory of the Cathars in the 13th century.
JR will always live in the shadow of JD, whether it be cragging, or talking bollox.
Not in the Moors. Nor in the hearts of anyone who understands climbing.
> Not in the Moors. Nor in the hearts of anyone who understands climbing.
I'm usually a defender of yours Franco, but bollox!
I was going to let him have the first bit actually. He is quite good at bollox.
Climbing is a broad church. That is its beauty. I vaguely know both John/ny people. One lives on my street. Ballet is a different niche to the visual arts. All the versions of creativity embodied in death defying feats of ascent should be celebrated and also held up to the ridicule they deserve.
Enough of the bitching. Get on and get out there. Preferably with the rope clove-hitched to your balls. I won't dwell on the ramifications of making that last statement non-sexist.
> Weird. I've heard if you play Black Sabbath records forwards, they're all about death and Satan, too.
You play a country & western record backwards, your wife comes back and your dog un-dies
I think you're taking it waaay too seriously. Maybe go and have a play on a space hopper.
Reminds me of De Kooning lost in some milky cave.
I did actually laugh out loud when I read that.
> JR will always live in the shadow of JD, whether it be cragging, or talking bollox.
I prefer Dawes's take on things than Redhead's though, to me it seems less arrogant and more heartfelt.
Yeah, that's what I said(!).
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