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How to keep back beauty from vanishing away?

In this extraordinary, alarming new age, in which the western world seems suddenly to be retreating from the core values of civilisation – reason, love,…

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Ken Wilson: 7 Feb 1941 – 11 Jun 2016

Ken Wilson: 7 Feb 1941 – 11 Jun 2016

On June 11, the British climbing world lost one of its greatest advocates in the inimitable form of Ken Wilson. For a decade, from 1969…

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A Pandora's Box: 'George' update, June 2016

A Pandora’s Box: ‘George’ update, June 2016

On January 22nd I received an extraordinary big orange box from New Zealand containing archive material relating to the final years of my air speed…

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