Everest

At 11.30am on 29th May 1953, two men stood on top of the highest point on earth, the summit of Mount Everest, on the frontier between Nepal and Tibet, at 29,029 feet (8,848 metres). It was the first time that human beings had climbed so high, and they carried with them the hopes of an […]

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Walking with the wounded

(Photo credit: Little, Brown Book Group. Above image shows the title of the book (Walking with the wounded) and the name of the author (Mark McCrum) against a picture of 4 people walking over snow, and a larger picture of a person pulling a sled over snow) Mark McCrum’s fascinating book Walking with the wounded […]

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