Bi-Polar Odyssey

“If everything around you were in doubt, could you still trust yourself?” Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now The strongest relationship in my life has been with what I can only refer to as the conscious universe. Imagine feeling the earth’s pain, getting messages from the stars, or having a conversation with the moon. These things…

High Tech Fashion

Last week I went into the Outdoor Research website to review a selection of my favourite pieces, and I was struck with the realization of just how far women’s outdoor apparel lines have come. When I started ice climbing in the early nineties there was a dearth of women-specific clothing and gear on the market,…