- From: "Michael Hobby" <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2005 13:47:24 +0100
"Rod Craddock" <rodneverread@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> "Michael Hobby" <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> My partner has just heard about Robin Cook popping his clogs whilst out
>> hill walking and is alarmed!
>> The problem is that she is not in the least bit interested in hill
>> walking whilst my idea of a holiday is a good trek in the Pyrenees. So
>> far I have been going solo, my only walking partner living about two
>> hundred miles away and being self employed.
>> I think my partner is now worried in case anything happens to me while I
>> am away.
>> I am not really a club person - preferring to walk alone or in a group of
>> no more than about three. However I have considered joining a club in
>> order to find a regular walking partner who might be interested in the
> I get that reaction quite a lot + the 'why don't you carry a 'phone?'
> I have to confess most of my best mountain days have been solo. My guess
> what happened to RC would have killed him whereever he was - company or no
> company unless he was a couple of minutes away from a defibrillator and
> somebody who knew how to use it. Just think about something like Crib
> if you have a cardiac arrest there you're dead - with or without company.
> Then there's the 'phone - do you seriusly want the 'phone ringing all
> through a day in the hills?
> Fortunately my wife is tolerant and understands why I walk alone.
> Just enjoy it.
> My real address is rodtheweedygardeneratmyweedyisp
> Just remove the weedy bits
> and transplant the appropriate symbol at.
Very valid points! But you try and convince MY partner. When I told her I'd
slept in the open one night she said "What if something had crawled over
I do carry a mobile but I usually keep it switched off.
- Prev by Date: Re: Company
- Next by Date: Re: Goyt Valley Puzzle
- Previous by thread: Re: Company
- Next by thread: Re: Company