April 15th, 2011

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Happy Joel day!

This morning I woke up to a message in my inbox from my old climbing partner. This isn't unusual, we keep in touch - but this message was about climbing. It linked me to an article about Alex Honnold.

"Alex who?" I hear you ask. Alex Honnold. I hadn't heard about him either. Turns out he's the free-soloist of the moment, and is pulling off climbs that most people wouldn't tackle with a ladder and a skyhook. He's already free-soloed the Half Dome in Yosemite and there's a rumour going around that he's going to have a go at El Capitan.

Personally, I think you have to be a special kind of crazy to be into free soloing, and the article about him seems to reinforce my opinion - but, best of British to him. Also, I can't help but have admiration for anyone with the mental fortitude to be that kind of athletic.

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In more important news, NO MORE SLEEPS!

*BOUNCE*

*bounce*
*bounce*
*BOUNCE

*bounce*

*BOUNCE*

*bounce*

lalala possibly see you all at Fidels, if we're not still *CENSORED*