> (In reply to Styx)
> Thanks for that. Such a shame - but a harsh reality of creative endeavour, that so many people don't seem to realise.
Indeed, and it's a shame that so few of us are able to make a living from our creative endeavour of choice. Sometimes I think that's part of the beauty of it though ... striving for something you can in all probability never achieve.
No wonder so many climbers are also writers, musicians or painters!