A day in the life of...


Hathersage: where many different people, styles, theories and ideas exist, together producing something new and exciting.

Impossible Play

Re-run of a sunday morning exploration.


Pulling it all together

My musings and other stories


"Let us go, then, you and I."

For a cycle on the Monsal trail, with thoughts of Eliot's lovesong of J.Alfred Prufrock.


Go, go, go said the bird,

human kind cannot bear very much reality.


Back to the future

What's philosophy got to do with running, climbing...?


Time present and time past, Are both perhaps present in time future....

TS Eliot, Burnt Norton, Four Quartets


History may be servitude…

"History may be servitude, History may be freedom..."


In the mountains, there you feel free...

TS Eliot, The Wasteland


Words move... only in time

TS Eliot, Burnt Norton, Four Quartets


‘Words move…’

TS Eliot, Burnt Norton, Four Quartets


Spontaneous overflow of poesy: Experiences of hill running

"… all good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings..."


History may be freedom...

"What we call the beginning is often the end And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from."


The Strong Brown God

"I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river is a strong brown god, sullen..."


We had the experience

"We had the experience but missed the meaning..."


There you feel free

"In the mountains, there you feel free…"


Memory and Desire…

"April is the cruellest month...."


What's in a name

Kevin the philosopher


New beginnings…

"All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better..."