Pot-Pourri numéro vingt-trois

“Jouet de l’océan.” The ocean’s toy. Brittany 2013. Didn’t feel like sailing on this boat. Mont-Blanc, the white mountain, 1989. One of the craziest things I have ever done. Climb Europe’s highest mountain. 4,810 metres. 15,780 ft for the non-metric trained. Cable-car, on Powell St. San Francisco, 2016. Little bunnies. At the American embassy, Conakry,…

The White Mountain*

At the end of June, a team from Research International set out to conquer Europe´s highest mountain – Mont Blanc. As it transpired, the RI mountain squad was returned back by a blizzard just short of the summit. The assault on Mont Blanc was co-ordinated by Brieuc Martin-Onraët (editor of this story; See italics) of…