Coronavirus lockdown is no hardship to the “retired” with a garden. Wallflowers and Sweet Williams are blooming, vegetables have germinated, and the greenhouse is full of plants ready for transplanting. The rockery is developing rapidly.
Waiting for the mountain…. A great deal of mountaineering is about waiting, especially in the Himalaya; waiting for the right weather, waiting for your body to acclimatise, waiting for your turn on the rope and ….. waiting until the mountain… Read More ›