We are totally that overly-energetic, bouncy crag couple who argue and make inappropriate jokes and probably annoy other climbers. Dalton, our friend and the group’s Grand Master Snowboarder, frequently accompanies us and tries to not pick sides during our frequent heated discussions.… Read More pride, love, and the wall
I had two different pieces written as options for today’s post, but neither felt fitting, so I stayed up to write this. It’s 11:33 pm my time so it’s still technically on time, too, if you use “on-time airline departure logic.” I’m okay with that. Somebody stop me. I just want to say, to anyone… Read More an open letter to anyone who struggles
Birds are a gateway into the everyday lives of ecosystems. Join me as I talk with Robert Rear about conservation, photography, and gatherings of eagles.… Read More chasing birds: thoughts on conservation, photography, and the lives of eagles with Robert Rear
Today I’m proud to feature a few of Shetlander Ryan Leith‘s photos of his home. These striking images give you an idea of just how powerful and relentless the North Sea is–especially when the waves are juxtaposed against towering stone stacks of over one hundred feet in height. Please click on any of the photos… Read More Shetland, Sea and Stone
My childhood best friend just so happens to be my favourite photographer. This is only a taste of her photo series from her trip through Iceland (more to come in Circumspectacle’s February zine). Haunting, atmospheric, evocative–these words fall short. Check out her photography at rebekahdepretis.com and follow her work on Instagram.
Guys, I’m actually really shy. Painfully shy. Always have been.… Read More shyness
I used to feel like a total idiot for dealing with panic attacks. I go to university on another continent and love hitch-hiking and narrow ridges, but I become terrified for no reason whatsoever?… Read More how I’m learning to use my panic attacks for good
There are too many hills. I am not going back to that dark place, and I am not letting those habits eat me alive.… Read More when the mountains kept me here
This is the first year of being in St Andrews that I’ve really begun to grow curious about Fife. I’ve always been curious about the Highlands and the rest of Scotland; I’ve made it a point to explore. But for some reason I’ve neglected following the edges of the sea or leaving the town but not the Fife sky.
… Read More on the openness of sea and sky