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UKC News - on 11 Jan 2017
Helen Mort at Stanage, 4 kbPoet, writer and climber Helen Mort is currently featured in a BBC Radio 3 series titled Cornerstones, in which writers describe how places that hold importance to them are shaped by their geology. Helen wrote an essay about the symbol of the Peak District National Park - the Millstone - and reflects on their creation, the properties of gritstone and its popularity as a rock type for us climbers.

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olddirtydoggy - on 11 Jan 2017
In reply to UKC News:

I've got no idea why this is being featured. Good luck to her either way.
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planetmarshall on 11 Jan 2017
In reply to olddirtydoggy:

If you're at all a fan of Peak Grit, and you listen to it, you'll know why.
deacondeacon - on 11 Jan 2017
In reply to olddirtydoggy:
No idea? Really?
You know you're on a rock climbing forum don't you?
Mick Ward - on 11 Jan 2017
In reply to olddirtydoggy:

For me, it evoked long dormant emotions, those many dozens (hundreds?) of golden evenings soloing. I'm very grateful to Helen Mort for reminding me why I loved Stanage.

Mick
winhill - on 12 Jan 2017
In reply to UKC News:

Did she say she was on Crack and Corner? If so, just Severe not HS shirley?
planetmarshall on 12 Jan 2017
In reply to winhill:

> Did she say she was on Crack and Corner? If so, just Severe not HS shirley?

She beat you to it

https://twitter.com/HelenMort/status/818966527865212929
Mike Highbury - on 12 Jan 2017
In reply to olddirtydoggy:
> I've got no idea why this is being featured. Good luck to her either way.

The shit on here and you object to this.

Saves us from another thread about which underwear with my new rucksack.
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galpinos on 12 Jan 2017
In reply to UKC News:

Always enjoyed her poetry when it popped up in Alpinist. Will have a listen this evening whilst doing cooking dinner.
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Kipper-Phil Smith - on 13 Jan 2017
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Thanks for posting really enjoyed it!!

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