Flying

Notes from Circus School – Week 2

So the weekend didn’t exactly bring recovery. I came back on Monday in the early stages of getting a cold. It’s great that the Hangar where we train is practically the outdoors in terms of temperature – being indoors with a cold always feels a hundred times worse than being outdoors in the fresh air. Acrobatics this week was opportunistically…

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Flying

Notes from Circus School – Week 1

Life as a circus girl begins here, it seems. On Monday I started a full-time foundation course in circus arts at Aircraft Circus in London. With any luck, in 4 months’ time I’ll be performing in my first show. This is the story. The first week has been focussed on getting to know each other and finding out where we…

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Hiking, PCT 2015, Travels

Day 93: Feeling Easy

We had arranged to meet Firecracker and Big Fish for a lift back to the trail around 9am so we managed a lie-in and a proper breakfast at the Black Bear in the same day! We got caught in roadworks on the way to the trail too so we got a rather later start than usual. The miles felt easy…

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