Friday, January 28, 2005
I could see myself stacking a shelf.
| posted by Simon |
6:54 pm |
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mount McKinley. His name was Christopher John McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a Moose hunter…….
Into the wild – Jon Krakauer.
That excerpt is written on the front of the book, it really grabbed my attention and fired my imagination. The book cost 50 crowns and was well worth it.
Tracy whisked me away to Prague for my birthday, it snowed, it was cold, it was very romantic, it was fantastic.
When I got back I found out that I had passed, with credit, my NEBOSH exams. Anyone out there need a health and safety advisor ?