Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Theatre Notes

Cath and I went to see Simon Yates - Beyond the Void at Abergavenny’s Borough Theatre last week.

Simon is best known as the man who cut the rope when his mountaineering partner Joe Simpson fell into a crevasse. (A story summarised here and made into the film Touching the Void.)

His story was about this and the rest of a remarkable career climbing up most of the world’s most difficult mountains. An enjoyable couple of hours, but it made me thankful that I didn’t shin up ice-covered mountains to get my kicks.

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