I have received a lot of very kind comments about my knowledge of the technical aspects of rock climbing and thought I ought to share a photo of me climbing at Brean Down. The photo was taken in 1988 and what strikes me most of all about it, even more than the climbing itself, is […]
This is a great photo of the iconic Burnham-on-Sea lighthouse. Perhaps iconic is a strong word but I think it really is applicable! It is unique (as far as I am aware) and certainly instantly recognisable. It is not manned, obviously, and is controlled from the lighthouse further inland. It’s made of wood too, which […]
This is another great view of High Rock, this time taken from the car park looking straight up the wall. Oddly enough you can even see a crow flying past. You can certainly see the extent to which the top section overhangs! Double click on the image to see it in high resolution. It’s worth […]
This is a cracking shot of High Rock, Cheddar Gorge, in all its glory, taken by me in December 2012. I was standing on the terrace at the foot of Heart Leaf Bluff on the north side of the Gorge, beneath a rock climb called Dinner Date. You’ll have to read the book for the […]
For those who have never been rock climbing or never been climbing at Cheddar Gorge, this video will give you an idea of the setting. It really is a beautiful place, whether you climb or not. It gives you a good idea of the height. It’s not for the faint hearted…hope you like it!