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A classic fresher trip

She said something like “You guys okay? I didn’t think that looked like the right way” but her words where but frost on the breeze to my frozen ears. I was much more interested in other things: the bothy and haribos she brought.

It was a surreal moment of bonding for us five then. I don’t know how long we huddled there, covered with our plastic bag to hold in what little warmth we had left, being fed by Rachel. I think I was probably the worst off, and for the first stretch of blurred time I existed in a state of delirium.

“Is this what it’s always going to be like?” I remember saying.
Or maybe I just thought it: I was pretty loopy for a while there.

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Far over the Misty Mountains Cold (Titan Streamway)

It was indeed a very misty morning as Tom1, Rachel and myself met at the SUSSplex to head out to the peaks. We drove up past the cement works, and then along some more roads, which may quite possibly in other conditions provide some excellent views of the countryside. Or indeed some wonderful views of […]

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Berger and chips, please.

Friday 28th Jun The ‘holiday’ couldn’t have come fast enough. Distraught over exam failings, I was ready to pack up and go. I packed all the stuff I had in the world into the SUSS hut and was ready to leave. I use the word ready very, very loosely. I was to travel down with […]