Still Breathing

Melbreak, The Lake District
Photo : Tim Coburn

Running

Melbreak

‘Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back.

Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves, too.’

William H Murray, 1951. Scottish Himalayan Mountaineer and Prisoner of War.

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