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Check Your Azimuth

Check Your Azimuth

Check your azimuth. I have to remind myself of that from time to time. If you’re a hiker of the backcountry, then you know the importance of staying on azimuth. For those of you who are not that familiar with navigating using a compass, your azimuth gives you your direction of travel for any given […]

‘just do it’

Before there was Nike, there was Dante: ‘Now you must needs,’ my teacher said, ‘shake off your wonted indolence.  No fame is won beneath the quilt or sunk in feather cushions.’ ‘Whoever, fameless, wastes his life away, leaves of himself no greater mark on earth than smoke in air or froth upon a wave.’ ‘I […]