Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Full Tilt

Winter is the perfect time to read - long cold evenings, not much to do. Instead of watching TV, I read. Dervla Murphy’s book, Full Tilt, has been on my must read list for a long time. I finally got myself a copy, after hopelessly trying to get it from the library, from a friend. The book is about her cycling from Ireland to India. Now, if that wasn’t hard enough, she does this in the early 60’s, on her own, through some of the most remote countries in the world. She’s truly inspirational. more...

For those interested, here's a short documentary about her:

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